About Mike Edison

Mike Edison is the former publisher of High Times, a Hustler and Penthouse scribe, the former editor-in-chief of Screw magazine, and a professional wrestler of no small repute. Edison is the author of 28 pornographic novels and the memoir I Have Fun Everywhere I Go — Savage Tales of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, and the Most Notorious Magazines in the World.  (Fararr, Straus & Giroux/Faber and Faber). In addition, he covers classical music for The Brooklyn Paper. Visit him (and his outrageous avant punk-rock and blues machine, Edison Rocket Train, including his radical X-rated spoken word explosions, at www.rockettrain.com). 

Sick Beatniks Confront Racist Bubbes and Coke Sniffing Republicans

By October 16, 2008

Come children, let me dandle you on my knee as I tell you savage tales of pot, porn, punk rock, and professional wrestling. Your ears may burn and your hearts will beat with the violence of untamed jungle drums, but I … Read More

The Joy of Wrath

By October 13, 2008

It was a good Yom Kippur. My soul is clean. Now I can go back to swinging fists and dropping bombs. Being a bad guy makes me happy. When I say “bad guy,” what I mean of course, is “heel,”which … Read More

Talking Apes, Tanning Beds, and Lots of Pork — A Yom Kippur Message from Sarah Palin

By October 9, 2008

I wish Sarah Palin would stop beaming telepathic messages to me. I can’t stand having her voice in my head. Please, would somebody make it stop? This time you can’t blame the drugs. Oh, yes, back in the day when … Read More

I Miss My Grandma. She Hated George W. Bush. I Mean She REALLY Hated Him.

By October 8, 2008

My Grandmother was terribly funny and I spent as much time with her as she would tolerate, usually three or four hours per visit, after which she would declare that she didn’t spend that much time with anyone, and that … Read More

What Will You Wear For The Meth-Amphetamine Appreciation Day Parade?

By October 7, 2008

I was so happy to hear that meth-amphetamine had its own day!  Crystal meth — not that shitty sulphate powder that has been popular in the UK since the 70s, or the crap that the American Tattooed Neck Society distills … Read More

BOOK CLUB: Pot, Porn, Palin, and Racist Jewish Mothers  

By October 5, 2008

Happy Tuesday Jewcers. All the doom and gloom has me Drudged-out, and a bit down, and so it’s with pleasant anticipation that I welcome Mike Edison who joins us for book club this week to talk of of I Have … Read More