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"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain, and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness."

Dalai Lama

AUCKLAND - APRIL 10 2003: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is giving a speech in Auckland  New Zealand in April 10 2003.He has lived in exile in India since the Chinese Army crushed an uprising in his homeland in 1959. Stock Photo - 46308412


12 Must Read Books for July 2017

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

The Identicals - Elin Hilderbrand

Camino Island - John  Grisham

Memoirs of a Woman With Two Lovers - J.G. Rothberg

Fahrenheit 541- Ray Bradbury

Hamlet - William Shakespeare

A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens

Into The Water - Paula Hawkins

Astrophysics For People in a Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson

Understanding Trump - Newt Gingrich

The Silent Corner - Dean Koontz

Dangerous Minds - Janet Evanovich





Circus Magazine editor/publisher Gerry Rothberg with cast of Hair in photo for Cancer Society, No Smoking Campaign.





From the Web Press: CircusMagCovers

Deadspin: A.J. Daulerio's Insightful and Delicious Salute to Circus Magazine

A Love Letter To Circus, The Magazine That Made Me Dirty


The first magazine subscription I ever had was to this tawdry rock magazine, filled with sweaty images of heavy metal heroes, which completely ruined my obsession with sports. It was a Christmas gift from my parents. They regretted it soon after, when in January 1984, my posters of Moses Malone and Mike Schmidt were soon surrounded by crude cut-outs of a bleeding Mick Mars, an assless-chapped Chris Holmes, and George Lynch. My parents were concerned, mind you, as many parents were  ...                        Read More ...





Running Away With the Circus 
An Oral History 
of Circus Magazine

by Steven Ward


Rolling Stone is not the only rock magazine still publishing today that was founded in the late '60s; believe it or not, Circus magazine has appeared on newsstands, unabated, since 1968. And like Jann Wenner at Rolling Stone, Circus Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Gerald Rothberg is still at the helm. Rothberg actually started Circus in 1966, under the title, Hullabaloo. In the almost 40 years since, Circus has been many different kinds of music publication. It started out as a general interest rock magazine, running stories on classic rockers such as the Doors, Genesis, and Grand Funk Railroad. Later, Rothberg realized ...                                           Read More ...

Vintage pic of editor/publisher of Circus Magazine, Gerry Rothberg and Grand Funk Railroad's Mark Farner.