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Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

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Sunday, July 05, 2020

Gonzo Weekly #395/6

Gonzo Weekly #395/6
THE DIZZY MISS LIZZIE ISSUE
www.gonzoweekly.com

In yet another singularly non-standard issue we discuss what is going to happen next? Is the new normal anything like the old normal? Are we facing Utopia or Dystopia? While we ponder this we can join in a conversation between Kev and the lovely Liz Lenten who once again produces another exquisite slice of Americana from her trailer park that she shares with the ghost of Gram Parsons. (That is a complete lie, she lives in rural Lincolnshire). Alan, meanwhile talks about statues and their cultural significance, and totally coincidentally talks about Steven Fry and Green Myths.Jon, however, waxes lyrical over the new album by Bob Dylan, a timely belated issue of an album by Neil Young, and the extraordinary debut book by Dara McAnulty. And is there more? You can be there is...

And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney and Friday Night Progressive, AND Merrell Fankhauser, and the Real Music Cloub, but no sign of Strange Fruit this week, there is a column from Kev Rowland, and one from C J Stone, but Mr Biffo, Neil Nixon and Roy Weard, are on hiatus. There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and di8bblers who have got the blues (OK, nothing to do with tiny marsupials who are listening to the new Bob Dylan album, but I got carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at. And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!

This issue features:
St. John Bosco, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Donald Trump, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Marillion, Ed Sheeran, Lewis Capaldi, BRIT Awards 2021, The Dixie Chicks, Coronavirus lockdown, Friday Nght Progressive, Merrell Fankhauser Radio Show - Rockin and Surfin Instrumental Albums 2 & 3, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, The Real Music Club, Ryan Anthony, Margarita Pracatan, Joan Pau Verdier (born Jean-Paul Verdier), Aaron Tokona, Jeet Singh Negi, Lynford "Hux" Brown, Claude Le Péron, Huey (ne Lawrence Franks Jr.), Mats Rådberg, Lionel Frederick Cole, Jesse Willard "Pete" Carr, Hachalu Hundessa, Ruben Armand "Benny" Mardones, Stepa J. Groggs (born Jordan Groggs), Willie Wright (born William C. Gathright), Rick Wakeman, The Fall, The Mitchell Trio inc John Denver, Barrie Guard & David Cunningham, Dave Bainbridge, Michael Bruce, Kev Rowland, Liz Lenten, Auburn, Alan Dearling, "Learning from Statues and Monuments", Ollerup Folk School (Gymnasium), Grūtas Park, Memento Park, Budapest, Hungary, Racist Gandhi, University of Ghana statue, Muzeon (formerly the Fallen Statues Art Park), Moscow, Russi, Tony Klinger, Martin Springett, Kenny Mitchell, La Chinga, Lords of the Trident, Decline of the I, Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold, Stephen Fry, C J Stone, Diary of a Young Naturalist, Dara McAnulty,
Space Force

..And the last few issues are:

Issue 397-8 (Liz Lenten)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-397-8.html
Issue 395-6 (Diane Warren/Sharon Farber)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-395-6.html
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-395-6.html
Issue 393-4 (Daria Kulesh)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-393-4.html
Issue 391-2 (Little Richard)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-391-2.html
Issue 389-90 (Ian Anderson)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-389-90.html
Issue 387-8 (A Guy called Gerald)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-387-8.html
Issue 385-6 (Tony Henderson)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-385-6.html
Issue 383-4 (London Remixed)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-383-4.html
">Issue 381-2 (Greta)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-381-2.html
Issue 379-80 (Andrew Weatherall)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-379-80.html
Issue 377-8 (The Future)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-377-8.html
Issue 375-6 (Big Sean)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-375-6.html
Issue 373-4 (End of the World)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-373-4.html
Issue 371-2 (New Year)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-371-2.html
Issue 369-70 (Christmas)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-369-70.html
Issue 367-8 (Register to Vote)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-367-8.html
Issue 365-6 (Rick Wakeman)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-365-6.html
Issue 363-4 (Focus)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-363-4.html
Issue 361-2 (Martin Springett)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-361-2.html
Issue 359-60 (Robert Hunter)
https://www.flipsnack.com/9FE5CEE9E8C/gonzo-359-60.html

All issues from #70 can be downloaded at www.gonzoweekly.com if you prefer. If you have problems downloading, just email me and I will add you to the Gonzo Weekly dropbox. The first 69 issues are archived there as well. Information is power chaps, we have to share it!

You can download the magazine in pdf form HERE:
http://www.gonzoweekly.com/pdf/

SPECIAL NOTICE: If you, too, want to unleash the power of your inner rock journalist, and want to join a rapidly growing band of likewise minded weirdos please email me at jon@eclipse.co.uk The more the merrier really.

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