April Fool: Shopping in the Land of Fear

April 1, 2020 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – My first clue that buying food at the store would be weird was the plastic bag tied to the handle of the shopping cart. Oh man, I thought. Really? This is the new normal? I had been hiding out at my place in Topanga […]

The Horror: Live blogging Stupor Tuesday

March 3, 2020 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – Note: to read in chronological order, scroll to the bottom. 11:30 PM PST: Well now, Texas was officially called for Biden, so that’s all the states. It appears that, pending further delegate assignment, that Biden will be the front runner going forward from here. […]

F#@K WOODSTOCK

August 24, 2019 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – That freaky summer of 1969 that I turned 18, I choose not to go to Woodstock. I was on the East Coast in Rhode Island with a couple of fellow-musician pals. We were spaced-out 60’s kids off the leash, with tickets to the show […]

I Live Gonzo

July 18, 2019 Kyle K. Mann 0

Kyle K. Mann here. Still thinking about Hunter Thompson’s birthday, and the fact that he’d have been 82 today, had he not killed himself. Thompson lived hard, played hard, and was pretty beat up at the end. Frankly, he looks scary when Johnny Depp sees him in the Fear and […]

Drug Run: Chapter 11 – Hot Shower

March 19, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

Editor’s note: for the frst ten chapters of Drug Run, look over at the side bar, or copy and paste: http://gonzotoday.com/2017/11/15/drug-run-chapters-1-7-2/ by Dr. Rocket with Ms. Gonzo Rob stared at his Olds as if he could materialize a mounted spare into the trunk by sheer force of will. The sight of […]

John Densmore, uncensored!

March 19, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

Editor’s note: what follows is the unedited (or more accurately, uncensored) version of John Densmore’s recent letter to the Los Angeles Times. Densmore, a noted bestselling author among his other talents, deserves better than to have those Times people cut up his work. He has been kind enough to provide […]

Doors Defender: John Densmore

January 5, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

(Editor’s Note: The following is an encore presentation, originally posted in Gonzo Today on June 16, 2017, in recognition of the Doors, represented in person by John Densmore, being honored for the second year in a row in a special ceremony by the City of Los Angeles on January 4, […]

The Doors Triumphant

January 4, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann Part One As a member of a dwindling tribe of rock fans who beheld the Doors in concert, I get this a lot. “You actually SAW the Doors?” “Yep, in March ‘67, before they were famous,” I usually reply. I have had this conversation dozens of […]