The Magic of Christmas and Fat Greedy Bastards

December 24, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt Despite the fact I haven’t seen a snowflake in a month; I am beginning to feel that old Yule tide spirit. The type of feeling that makes hot cocoa taste better, and warm fires most inviting. The nip in the air brings on memories of past, some […]

The Price of Sanity

December 15, 2014 GonzoToday 0

In the many varied towns I have lived in, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of different people. Not to sound harsh, but a great deal of them seemed, to me, to need some sort of therapy. It’s no surprise to me most of them will never see […]

Reflections on the Other Side of the Fish Bowl

December 12, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By:Ernie Hurt Many a night I find myself sitting alone, often intoxicated, listening to the soothing hum of my fish tank air pump. Maybe I am a little crazy but there are few things in life as peaceful as watching fish swimming in their tank. If you really think about […]

When Color doesn’t Matter

December 7, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt Not since the turbulent times of the 1960’s, has the issue of racism been on the public’s mind as it is today. Recent events in Missouri and New York have shaken the issue back into the forefront of American’s lives, leaving another trail of pain and frustration […]

RIP America: A Story of Us

December 1, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt Within the last couple months or so, I’ve learned more about myself than I could have ever imagined. I rediscovered talents that id long given up on. I’ve come to terms with who I am and also where I want to go with my life. At this […]

Pound for Pound: Weighing in on America’s Fat Epidemic

November 24, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I can almost taste the giblet gravy and smell the homemade bread. Sweet pumpkin pies with endless Kool-Whip, and the anticipation of a 6 o’clock nap make drool form on the corners of my lips. As with most holidays in my home growing […]

Community, Hicks and Ode to the Death of Love

November 22, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt Standing in my bathroom on this cold Ohio morning, pissing away the filth in my system, watching my neighbors frolic in the sub-freezing temperatures… Maybe they are as nuts as I am, perhaps in other ways, but crazy none the less.. I’ve lived on this hill for […]

Debt, Junkies and the American Dream

November 22, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt With the civil unrest in Missouri, Numerous Veterans without proper medical care and the memories still lingering from our country’s recent recession, you really have to ponder and search in your heart when confronted with term “The American Dream”. It is not tossed around as often as […]

Thirty-Five Years down the Rabbit Hole of Music

November 18, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt As you read in my last entry regarding music, you can tell I reserve a fair level of distain for modern music. I’m not alone, and I find a shade of solace in that fact. My music taste lean towards only a small hand full of current […]

Pot

November 16, 2014 GonzoToday 0

By: Ernie Hurt   Inhale….Hold it…..Exhale…… Pot,weed,cannabis,smoke,chronic,that keisha cole,bud,dank,good good,reefer,Indo,buddah, so many names for it. So many people for it, so many people against it. Im talking about marijuana,hemp,dat piff,mary jane,cheeba. I feel like most that will read this may be “down” with the current state of Cannabis in contemporary […]