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Dave "Doctor" Gonzo is a renegade record producer, writer, reformed corporate shill, and still-registered lobbyist for non-one-percenter performing artists and musicians. He lives in a heavily fortified compound in one of Manhattan's less trendy neighborhoods.

Polygamist Ninja Women On Rampage

Yes. You read that correctly. Two armed “polygamist women” dressed like “ninjas” were subdued by a sword-wielding man during a home invasion , according to police in suburban Utah. Police said the two women, aged 18 and 22, were attacking the home of a witness and victim in a criminal child sex assault case against [...]

The so-called “Islamic State” has released hostages originally taken at the Turkish consulate in Mosul: The 49 hostageswere captured in the Iraqi city on 11 June as Isis seized control of large swaths of Iraq and Syria. Their fate contrasts with the recent beheadings of two US journalists and a British aid worker by the [...]

He lost fair and square to Thad Cochran in Mississippi’s Senate primary on the Republican side. And now, after a failed attempt to overturn Cochran’s win, Chris McDaniel… … is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran. Attorneys [...]

Will Durst: Where’s My iPony?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent feels bad for his smart phone being wielded by such a dumb user. Now read this:Woman Falls Asleep On Charging iPhone And Is Severely Burned (Aug 26, 2014) TV Crew Tests App Identifying ‘Sketchy’ Neighborhoods And Is Promptly Robbed (Aug 10, 2014) President [...]

Since initial reports of a “dogpile” brawl involving members of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin’s family emerged last week via Amanda Coyne, nobody has been fleshing out the details of the incident like TPM‘s tireless Josh Marshall. And he has spoken to yet another witness who is saying that Bristol Palin went medieval with her [...]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent calls attendance on the first day back to school. Now read this:Will Durst: Tumbling Dumpsters (Aug 15, 2014) Will Durst: Slacker Congress (Aug 8, 2014) Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck (Jul 18, 2014) Will Durst: How To Watch The World Cup (Jun 19, [...]

Word on MSNBC and CNN at 3:06pmEST that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, who sold himself as a corruption fighter, and his wife have been found guilty on multiple charges of bribery and graft. The NY Times‘ Trip Gabriel reports: As 11 counts of “guilty” were pronounced on counts of conspiracy, bribery and extortion for [...]

Joan Rivers, 1933-2014

Breaking on NBC, 3pmEST: Members of her family have confirmed that Joan Rivers has passed away. The New York Daily News reports: The native New Yorker, who became almost as famous for her unapologetic love of plastic surgery as her barbed humor, never recovered after going into cardiac and respiratory arrest Aug. 28. Rivers was [...]

The usually delightful and dishy Inquisitr site, which is not exactly a politcal venue, is using thinly sourced allegations in a recent book by a Weekly Standard editor to fan the flames of old rumors that Bill Clinton and iconic vocal diva Barbra Streisand were a little more than friends: The Barbra Streisand cheating scandal has [...]

Regular listeners to The Alan Colmes Show will recognize the name Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt, a former Navy chaplain, Christian fundamentalist, and self-styled exorcist well known for his opposition to Obamacare (causes cancer, don’tchaknow). He is running for a seat as a state-level Colorado representative – but he sure had a lot to say about [...]

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