by Kidman J. Williams The Day the Music Lived – What if Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & The Big Bopper Lived? On February 3rd 1959 Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. Richardson (aka The Big Bopper) got on a single engine plane during a horrific snow storm in Clear Lake, […]
by Doc Jeffurious Green Jellÿ: Garbage Band Kids – released: June 11, 2021 The band Green Jellÿ has consistently been a group that can launch my broken spirits up away and around the moon, like Alice Kramden eating a PCP infused caramel apple. Their ability to parody the zeitgeist of […]
by Kidman J. Williams The first thing you must know about a TOOL show is that it really is OK to miss the opening act unless you just want a good laugh. You have to go into it with good humor, like watching “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.” It is […]
The crowd was into it. They appreciatively applauded, hooted, and even danced, capering in sheer joy. Especially to songs they knew, like “Magic Carpet Ride” by Steppenwolf.
by Doc Jeffurious Comedian Billy Connolly once talked about life before Elvis Presley. He described a drab, beige flavored reality. Where music was homogenized and tremendously sing-along-able. Connolly said that once Elvis became widely known around the world the entirety of existence suddenly appeared to be in vibrant color. This […]
by Steve Corbett Gray uniformed security guards armed with semi-automatic handguns greeted me at the door a few years ago at the Ocean Beach, California, cannabis dispensary. Getting blitzed is a trip to cloud nine. Getting shot is a trip to the morgue. I expected a roomful of righteous legal […]
by Kyle K. Mann – Gonzo Today Contributing Editor and Publisher Good watering holes are hard to find, and losing the Twisted Oak in Agoura Hills is a serious bummer. I’ve spent a fair number of evenings in this joint over the years, and here it is, the final weekend. […]
by Steve Corbett – Greetings From Scranton Local yokel news talk radio and braying white nationalist social media “broke” the shocking news story. Vague newspaper and television reports followed suit. Scurrilous false rumors spread throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania neighborhood bars, supermarkets and other overwhelmingly white ethnic gatherings. Non-English speaking children, for […]