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Anthony Castillo

Hey Google, Don't Be Evil!

By Anthony Castillo The image that relatively new Venice resident Google puts forth to the general public is one of a progressive company guided by it’s company motto “Don’t Be Evil. “ Former Google CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said in an interview with NPR recently “I thought it was the stupidest rule...

Poetry

The Venice Primer – by Marti Liboff Beyond All This – by Aryn Youngless Social Soul – by Ronald K. McKinley Whole Life is Black – by Jax Zepnick Homing in – by bETO Perez Back Street Life – by mt Roger Houston Amiri Baraka: Never Forgotten – by Anthony Castillo ——————————————————— – The Venice...

Beachheads Write on the Beachhead

CJ Gronner Every town needs a newspaper, and The Free Venice Beachhead has been the one for Venice, California since 1968. I joined the collective staff in 2009, after writing a story about my beloved bike getting stolen … and then getting it back! The fact that Beachhead readers cared enough – first to read,...

Remembering Lou Reed, a Rock n' Roll Animal

By Anthony Castillo When I first heard the news of Lou Reed’s passing I said to myself “not Lou!” As you age you expect your rock n’ roll heroes to fall. But not Lou, at least not yet. He was still vital, still exploring new musical ideas, and his bullet proof cool was still intact....
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