Ok, back to news. Google the word “news’ and I get… Guns, COVID, abortion, Trump hearings, China nuclear buildup, Sarah Palin leads in polls for special election… wait, really? I’d almost click on that, but it’s the New York Times.
Craig Murray, the brave Scotsman who among other things covered the Julian Assange hearings in the UK, calls the Jubilee “daft pomposity.” Love it.
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…
Platforms free of any sort of legal accountability for the content they carry, monetise and promote have created an information ecosystem where anything can be news if enough people share it or pay for it.
by Kyle K. Mann, GonzoToday Editor in chief – The time frame of Freak Kingdom is well chosen by author Timothy Denevi: from the death of John F. Kennedy to the resignation of Richard M. Nixon. It was a time of great madness; there was insanity in every direction. As […]
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 […]
Modern Mythology Presents: (Click this link for more podcasts, stories and more by J.G. Michael.) By: J.G. Michael originally published here. LISTEN TO PODCAST HERE: https://parallaxviews.podbean.com/e/ep-10-gonzo-journalism-jazzy-rustbelt-memoirs-ft-clayton-luce-john-yamrus/ On this edition of Parallax views it’s a double feature; two guests, one episode. First I speak with Clayton Luce of Gonzo Today about the life and legacy of […]
by Kyle K. Mann You have to realize that the late 1970’s were a time so different from our current benighted era as to be incomprehensible, even to those who lived through it and are still alive. No cell phones or iPads, no computers. No AIDS! TV’s were big ugly […]
The story of how gonzo journalism truly began. On a binge with Ralph Steadman, covering the Kentucky Derby. The result was the inimitable ” The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved” http://brianb.freeshell.org/a/kddd.pdf
Ralph Steadman is the British artist behind Gonzo, ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ and much more. Here’s how to replicate his unique painting style. ☞ Subscribe for more – https://www.youtube.com/subscription_… ☞ INSTAGRAM for all my work – http://instagram.com/guylarsen Ralph Steadman’s interview with The Economist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6omL… Updates, ramblings and […]