Yesterday evening I had a long chat with the ever lovely Helen McCookerybook, and - as always - what was supposed to be a ten minute conversation about a new limited edition release of hers, became a long and rambling chat during which we talked of cabbages and kings until I realised that we had been talking for over half an hour. During this chat she told me about her friend Acton Bell, with whom she has done a number of gigs and also is organising the very groovy sounding Club Artyfarle which seems like an event after my own heart. So, being a nosy bugger, I typed Acton's name into Youtube, and ladies and gentlemen I am smitten! She has an extraordinary talent which is unlike anyone else I have heard in yonks.
Yesterday I had a jolly e-mail from Liz Lenten who is remarkably upbeat, probably because she is off on tour with Jefferson Starship. I shall be talking to her at 4:00 so expect more news...
And whilst on the subject of the Jefferson Starship tour here is a rather nifty poster I found...
I have received so many emails over the past few days about Michael Des Barres and his current projects, that I felt that we should do an interview with him quickly before his life got any more complicated. So I dropped him a quick email, and ten minutes later we were chatting. He began by saying all sorts of nice things about the Gonzo Daily...
Our daily visit to the remarkable abode of Thom the World Poet; a man whom I admire very much
Yesterday afternoon the ever attentive Mr Ayling sent me a link to a documentary about Ginger Baker. We have to run this he said. So I have.
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The Gonzo Daily is - as the name implies - a daily online magazine (mostly) about artists connected to the Gonzo Multimedia group of companies. But it also has other stuff as and when the editor feels like it. The Editor is an old hippy of 53 who - together with his orange cat - puts it all together from a converted potato shed in a tumbledown cottage deep in rural Devon. He is ably assisted by his lovely wife Corinna, his bulldog/boxer Prudence, and a motley collection of social malcontents. Plus.. did we mention the orange cat?