My Childhood Beef with Coach Pete Carroll

January 1, 2022 Kyle K. Mann 0

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 […]

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Muhammad Ali And Howard Cossel

June 4, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn’t entirely conquer – he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation. – Hunter S. Thompson Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer […]

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Last Tango In Vegas: Fear And Loathing In The Near Room

June 4, 2016 Gonzo Today 0

BY HUNTER S. THOMPSON from Rolling Stone, May 1978 When I’m gone, boxing will be nothing again. The fans with the cigars and the hats turned down’ll be there, but no more housewives and little men in the street and foreign presidents. It’s goin’ to be back to the fighter who […]

HOW CHARLIE GOT HUSTLED [Uncut, Unedited, Untold]

October 11, 2015 Mayor Gonzo Mays 0

Editor’s note: About six months ago I bumped into Mayor Gonzo Sammie Mays online. What the hell is a Mayor Gonzo Sammie Mays? I wondered. Turns out she is a Kentucky Colonel & Honorary Mayor of Key West, Florida, a real (if not “official”) elected position and not just a nickname for […]

Sleepin’ Through History

June 7, 2015 Cody S. Decker 0

By Cody S. Decker Boy, I’m fired up tonight. I watched the Kentucky Derby. American Pharaoh won that.  I watched the Preakness. American Pharaoh won that.  Tonight, I was going to watch the Belmont Stakes and hopefully see American Pharaoh win that, to witness sport history and see the first […]

Saturday Night in Kentucky

May 3, 2015 Cody S. Decker 0

By Cody S. Decker I know I live decently close to the city of Louisville.  And yes, I know that the Derby was today…trust me.  And no, I did not make it to the infield of Churchill Downs with all of the other folks just lookin’ to make the right […]