”The Gray Man” Albert Hamilton Fish was born May 19, 1870 in Washington, D.C., to Randall Fish (1795-1875). His father, a 75-year-old river boat captain, was 43 years older than his mother. Many members of his family had mental illness, and one suffered from religious mania. Fish was the youngest of three living siblings: Walter, Annie, and Edwin Fish. […]Read More Life and Crimes of a Serial Killer: Albert Fish
Shit Got Crazy: When The Cramps and The Mutants Invaded a Mental Hospital! A look back on the bizarre 1978 punk show that probably should never have happened. On June 13, 1978, Garage punk band The Cramps gave a free concert at the California State Mental Hospital in Napa. It is, simply put, one of […]Read More The Cramps at NAPA
The City of Angels 1960/1970 ”Los Angeles used to have a lot of spectacular vintage restaurants and still does, but we are still losing many every year to owners who retire, sell out for money or lose their long-held lease to nasty gentrification. I’m a sucker for a joint with history, charm, character and stories. I’m […]Read More LA Vintage
There is No Authority But Yourself! We are stuck between a rock and a very hard place and our leaders do not seem to care nor want us to realise how critical the current situation is. Humankind should be living as one big family on one organism, the Earth. Sadly man is embroiled in a war with […]Read More Rebel Rebel!!