gonzo gonzo  /ˈɡɑn zoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

Usage(s):

  1. A new documentary about the famous gonzo journalist isn't skeptical enough.
  2. Like the gonzo comix critic he is, Dan Raeburn went to the source, Mexico City, to learn more about these nasty little tomes.
  3. On June 23, cable-news channels went gonzo over a raid on a homegrown terror cell in Miami that foiled an alleged plot to blow up Chicago's Sears Tower.

News

  1. Michigan's Best Burger 2013: Miss Michigan gives The Station Grill's burgers a thumbs-up

    The place was packed when statewide entertainment reporter, John "Gonzo" Gonzalez and I walked into The Station Grill, 910 W. Broadway, at around 6 p.m. on June 10, but we quickly found a table.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Muskegon Chronicle

  2. Michigan's Best Burger 2013: Juicy burgers and 'Bear Burger Supreme' in Shelby make an impression

    MLive's statewide entertainment reporter John "Gonzo" Gonzalez hit up the Brown Bear, 147 N. Michigan Ave., on his way down from northern Michigan, where he began his search for "Michigan's Best Burger" just the day before.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Muskegon Chronicle

  3. Edelstein: Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie — The Tortured Life of an Eighties-Talk-Show Host

    The chain-smoking, chopper-mouthed, right-wing eighties-talk-show blowhard Morton Downey Jr. is the subject of the documentary Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, which deftly chronicles (with period footage, interviews, and hilarious gonzo animation) his tortured life. Directors Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger depict Downey as a man with ... More »
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "I just struggled with my swing all day," Westwood said. "I didn't feel under control at any point. I was pleased to be in a play-off as I felt I really hung in there. When 'Gonzo' chipped in at the 12th I think the writing was on the wall. I...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Lee Westwood Source: AFP

  2. "Good for us and good for our guys to get off to a quick start on him (Tim Hudson)," said Jacobs. "Hats off to our guys for battling and getting to him early. They (Braves) got it close and Gonzo (Gonzalez) had a big home run and it obviously...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Mike Jacobs Source: Sports Network

  3. "I don't think Atlanta has gotten to see the full Gonzo yet," outfielder Jeff Francoeur said. "Even though he came back last year and was doing good, he was not the full Gonzo."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: Jeff Francoeur Source: USA Today

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