Chapter 1 from The Community Garden … more than tomatoes are dying

July 21, 2022 Gonzo Today 0

The boy leans over, picks up a rock, and throws it. The rock hits the coyote. The animal lets out a yelp, dropping whatever was in its mouth, and taking off down the trail. The boy puts his feet on the pedals and slowly rides closer. Damp dark dirt is scattered around where the coyote was digging. Something long is protruding from under the fence but then sticks up at a right angle reaching to the sky. Still straddling his bike, the boy leans in for a closer look.

“Gross,” the boy says in an awed whisper, as he pulls out his cell phone.

Melchizedek is a Dick

May 17, 2022 Gonzo Today 0

by Conrad Reeder I don’t know how Hunter Thompson would have responded to the idea that the earth is a living creature. But I perceive Earth as Gaia or a Divine Entity that self-created an amazing home and she adjusts the conditions of our atmosphere for the optimal expression of life. In […]

Tax Time Rant

April 25, 2022 Gonzo Today 0

by Indigo Pearl – Gonzo Today Contributor I was hanging out with a couple of young Mexican lads in Baja California recently. It was my last evening at that airbnb on Friday night. I had been through an excruciating root canal procedure at the dentist’s office and they were just having […]

What to Do About Grandpa

January 1, 2022 Gonzo Today 0

by Wilson Krause Old folks’ homes are not the most pleasant of places. For one thing, they’re so sterile that they more closely resemble hospitals than houses. They’ve got that hospital smell, the one that makes me want to stay home and snap my compound fracture back into place by […]

Buying Beer in Iran

December 7, 2021 Gonzo Today 0

by J.W.E. Askew Whether it is the sight of transsexuals strolling down the street, packed synagogues or mobs of people brawling with the police, Iran never fails to defy expectations. This is a country far more enigmatic than the land of flag-burning zealots its portrayed as in the West. Yet, beyond […]

Twitter Trends: Look at my Meat!

July 1, 2021 Gonzo Today 0

by: Marv Van Zandt, GonzoToday contributor In feudal Japan, the samurai were born bound to an ancient code dedicating their lives to a perpetual journey of mastering oneself. Samurai saw life’s purpose as a refining process to make tomorrow’s version of oneself better than yesterdays. In Texas we don’t have many samurai […]

Adderall, Me, and a Conversation With LSD

March 31, 2021 Gonzo Today 0

by: Ty Reynolds 2:00 AM Watching a friend struggle to combat the effects of an intense acid trip is both infatuating and mildly terrifying. It gives rise to one of the great lists of “what-now’s?”.  What the fuck do I do with this guy?  Do I just sit back and […]