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R.U. Sirius shares the dirt on the triumphs and excesses of Mondo 2000

R.U. Sirius, the founding editor of Mondo 2000 (which greatly inspired Carla and me to start bOING bOING) wrote about the beginnings of the late great cyberdelic magazine for the Omni Reboot.
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