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That feeling of sickness to the stomach that we feel now. That is the feeling of the society we rely upon breaking.
Alexander T., contributor – The year was 2016 and I was traveling in the backseat of a luxury black Acura somewhere down a rural highway in Bumfuck, Indiana. The driver was my at-the-time girlfriend’s father, an accountant and esteemed member of the elite 1% of America who had worked his […]
by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – Virginia is the 27th state to decriminalize possessing up to an ounce of marijuana starting July 1, 2020, meaning there are only 23 seriously stupid states left. High time! I’ve been a fan of the plant for over a half century. The authority figures […]
by Kyle K. Mann, GonzoToday Editor-in-Chief – “Law enforcement” officials can see your web browsing activity without a warrant. The bill to restrict that failed in the US Senate by one vote. One vote. The vote to reauthorize and amend the Patriot Act was on May 13, 2020. Google it. […]
by Karene Horst, contributing editor – Every morning it hurts to get out of bed. My back aches. My lips scrape against each other, dry and chapped. After my first few limping steps I stumble into the bathroom, bumping my hip against the door jam. Ouch! This is 56. The […]
by Peter W. Burchard, contributor – No more meat. What? That’s preposterous. Well, just hear me out. COVID-19 originated in a meat market where rare pangolins were stacked in cages, one on top of the other, along with bats and who knows what else. Their bodily fluids followed the laws […]
Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash COVID-19 Diary from Northern Italy, musings on Easter Sunday by Greg Hopkins, contributor – At first, the surreal landscape of empty plazas and darkened windows evoked a baffled sense of awe, wonder and confusion. I remember an initial blush of hope. Maybe Gaia had finally exerted her […]
by Rob Azevedo, contributor – “Buy the ticket, take the ride.” So, we did. All the way to Woody Creek, Colorado, on the weekend of Independence Day 2017. Myself, my brother and a good friend flew to Denver then drove three and a half hours through the Rockies, not in […]
by Kidman J. Williams, music editor – Dearest Lucifer, My dear Lucifer, Hi there Dark Lord, Hey brittle tits it is Kidman J. Williams! The fact is Lucifer, I’m not sure how to address you in the beginning of this letter. I don’t think it matters, I don’t think you […]