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 […]
I respond in a manner the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called “being a lady” and say firmly and with dignity “I don’t do that, I’m not interested,” and am still even willing to end the conversation cordially when he says “Can I at least touch your…” gesturing to my breast.
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 […]
by Kidman J. Williams “Well, just remember when children seem the least lovable, it means they need love the most.” – Bob Saget “Jared, don’t fuck a goat. You hear me, son? Because a goat – no, listen. No, fuckin’ listen. Put it on receive, dude. A goat… why am […]
by Kidman J. Williams The day has come. Betty White has passed away. Maybe she saw something about 2022 that none of us have seen and locked those old brakes up? White was less than a month away from her centennial birthday. Betty White was born, Betty Marion White on […]
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 […]
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 […]