In Praise of Pot

May 26, 2020 Kyle K. Mann 0

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 […]

F#@K WOODSTOCK

August 24, 2019 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – That freaky summer of 1969 that I turned 18, I choose not to go to Woodstock. I was on the East Coast in Rhode Island with a couple of fellow-musician pals. We were spaced-out 60’s kids off the leash, with tickets to the show […]

Doors Defender: John Densmore

January 5, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

(Editor’s Note: The following is an encore presentation, originally posted in Gonzo Today on June 16, 2017, in recognition of the Doors, represented in person by John Densmore, being honored for the second year in a row in a special ceremony by the City of Los Angeles on January 4, […]

The Doors Triumphant

January 4, 2018 Kyle K. Mann 0

by Kyle K. Mann Part One As a member of a dwindling tribe of rock fans who beheld the Doors in concert, I get this a lot. “You actually SAW the Doors?” “Yep, in March ‘67, before they were famous,” I usually reply. I have had this conversation dozens of […]

OK, I Admit It Looks Bad

December 31, 2017 Kyle K. Mann 0

By Kyle K. Mann It happens to be New Year’s Eve as I write, but it doesn’t matter what year. We got through it, and naively hope the next one will be better, somehow. Will we be around to celebrate a year from now? Except for crazy people who think […]