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Leveraging Hal

Hal Crowther remains my favorite essayist, regardless of whether or not I agree with him. (And on some things I don’t.) Like Hunter S. Thompson, Hal’s writing is beyond enviable and his characterizations often over the top. Here’s some of his latest, addressed to the #Occupy movement: “Go get a bath right after you get [...]
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Aloha, Business Casual: Nicole Reber's Hawaiian Shirt Exhibition At AMO Studios

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vice Blog (yesterday)

Whether worn by Hunter S. Thompson speeding his drug-addled way to Las Vegas, Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura or your dad on his day off, the Hawaiian shirt, much like Hawaii itself, occupies a unique space in American popular culture. Me... Read Post

Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson

Odd : Laughing Squid (3 years ago)

“Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson” is a new graphic novel by Will Bingley and Anthony Hope-Smith about the life of Hunter S. Thompson. Don’t Panic interviewed Bingley and Hope-Smith about the novel, and publisher Sel... Read Post

Movie Review: For No Good Reason profiles Hunter S. Thompson’s favorite cartoonist, Ralph Steadman

Entertainment / Film : The A.V. Club - Film (3 months ago)

The work of artist, cartoonist, and illustrator Ralph Steadman may be familiar even to those who don’t know him by name: His swoop- and splatter-filled art has graced many pages of Rolling Stone, and often accompanied the writing of... Read Post

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