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 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 Kyle K. Mann Gonzo Today Publisher and Contributing Editor “Hell, I knew the poor sap over 50 years ago as a little kid. And despite all that money and fame, I wouldn’t want to be him, at least not for the next couple months, and perhaps not for the […]
Madden was, in brief, tremendously entertaining. Just hearing him doing tv commentary or seeing him bursting through fake walls in commercials selling beer put me in a good mood.
by Kyle K. Mann & Kidman J. Williams with Ed Mann for Gonzo Today Drug icons exist in many forms in many eras, so any list like this is gonna be subjective. Also rather male. Click bait? Call it what you want, but the staff at Gonzo Today feel confident […]
The marvelous achievement of Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman was that they were able to build on Kerouac’s feverish road dream of something bigger beyond the horizon and flip it…
His towering rage on being informed that the other Doors had sold their number one hit, “Light My Fire,” for a Buick television commercial, is a landmark of the entire era.
by Kyle K. Mann – Gonzo Today Contributing Editor and Publisher UFO scientist Dr. Jacques F. Vallee states that new legacy evidence indicates that the U.S. military took possession of a crashed flying craft and it’s “occupants” near the site of the first atomic bomb test in July, 1945. The […]
Seriously, now. Trust me. You will have to listen to [Mom] the song, readers. Sierra’s voice is shockingly unique. It’s a slow mellow shuffle, paced by world-class drummer and brilliant father Burleigh Drummond, and a tasty keyboard solo by the song’s subject, her mom… It’s indescribable.
“Jim Morrison, Mary and Me” explains a lot about the last few months before Morrison became the Doors’ frontman, and within two years a rock legend with big shelf-life. Now after nearly a half-century of being dead, the dude endures.