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Stephen Thompson confident in his ability to finish UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler

The stars are aligning for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson. With a recent five-round dissection of perennial title hunter Rory MacDonald back at UFC Fight Night 89, "Wonderboy" has now won seven in a row in a crowded 170-pound division. Show More Summary

Brexit: Individualism > Nationalism > Globalism

Submitted by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, Decentralization and devolution of state power is always a good thing, regardless of the motivations behind such movements. Hunter S. Thompson, looking back on 60s counterculture in San...Show More Summary

Beyond Dickens: 8 Picaresque Novels For The Modern Reader

2 weeks agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

It turns out that Pippi Longstocking and Hunter S. Thompson might have something in common. Column by Leah Dearborn A solid definition of the picaresque novel is rather hard to come by. The term “picaro,” taken from a 17th century Spanish...Show More Summary

The Best Writing About Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was the greatest boxer of all-time, and he also inspired some of the best sports writing ever, from the likes of Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and George Plimpton. Some of the best pieces about Ali aren't available online — we're looking at you, Esquire — but many ... More »

? Listen: Akasha System - Twin Optic

Another arm of Hunter P. Thompson stretched for maximum comfort, Akasha System is back in form with Twin Optic. And while AS’s last album Sea Glass had the personally inspirational tag “vague seasonal shift…,” Twin Optic gets hella literal...Show More Summary

On the Golf Course With Hunter S. Thompson

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Esquire excerpts Terry McDonell's forthcoming memoir.

Man drops bid to be Libertarian party chair by strip dancing live on CSPAN

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Hunter S. Thompson once wrote that “when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” Perhaps even Thompson, who gained fame writing about motorcycle gangs and U.S. politics in the tumultuous ’60s and ’70s, never imagined things would get as weird as they have in 2016. A...

Aussie Beginners, Meet an American Legend

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

A Hunter S. Thompson novel, chamber music, the concept of darkness: These were all among the inspirations for the designers showing today at Sydney Fashion Week as part of the NextGen group show. Jason Hewitt kicked things off with a bright collection starring a cutout motif, whether that meant laser ... More »

Counting Down the 50 Craziest Moments of the Election Cycle: Nos. 30-21

Baby Hitler. Miracle Max. Popeye’s organization. Basketball ring. The 2016 presidential election is like a Joseph Heller novel mating with a Kurt Vonnegut Jr. novel and then being raised by Hunter S. Thompson.  If you need a refresher on where we’re at in our countdown of the 50 Craziest Moments so far, check out the first two installments, Nos. Show More Summary

Documentary about Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In 1970, journalist Hunter S. Thompson, 32, and artist Ralph Steadman were assigned to cover the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan's Monthly magazine. The resulting article, "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" (PDF) was the birthShow More Summary

EXCL. PREVIEW: IDW's "Satellite Falling" #1 is Haunted by Lost Loves & Corruption

A bounty hunter struggles with grief on a satellite full of aliens in IDW Publishing's "Satellite Falling" by Steve Horton & Stephen Thompson.

Ralph Steadman Tip Toes Towards Another Kentucky Derby

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

In ESPN short, Sean Penn marvels that Hunter S. Thompson took the Churchill Downs grass and "shoved it down your throat."

This Year, Ralph Steadman Has His Derby Money on Tip Toe

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlLA

In ESPN short, Sean Penn marvels that Hunter S. Thompson took the Churchill Downs grass and "shoved it down your throat."

30 For 30’s Gonzo @ The Derby brings Hunter S. Thompson masterpiece to life

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

It’s one of the most famous and respected pieces of writing — sports or otherwise — to ever appear in an American magazine. It’s the story that launched the world of first-person, objectivity-free “Gonzo” journalism. Hunter S. Thompsons...Show More Summary

AMA: I Am The Modern Day Hunter S. Thompson. I Text And Drive.

2 months agoHumor : Funny or Die

AMA: I Am The Modern Day Hunter S. Th... An excerpt from the 2016 version of 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.' Submitted by: Madalyn Baldanzi Regular Keywords: texting and driving driving distracted breathalyzer for phone is it illegal...Show More Summary

The Time Hunter S. Thompson Passed Out In A Pool And Missed The Rumble In The Jungle

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

The classic 1974 Ali-Foreman fight in Zaire attracted, among other things, famous writers like Norman Mailer and George Plimpton and even ol’ Hunter Thompson. But while Mailer and Plimpton and the rest of the world marveled at Ali’s command performance, Thompson, well, he experienced the fight as only he could. Show More Summary

Hunter S. Thompson Shooting At His Neighbor

Not sure when this happened but it was clearly a different time. Hunter S. Thompson gets into a shooting volley with his neighbor. Thompson uses his Luger pistol and fires it like artillery. I hope there are no people in the direction he is firing even his neighbor. Show More Summary

Montreal’s Hunter S. Thompson: Ken Hechtman

John Faithful Hamer looks at the life of Ken Hechtman next to the great writer Hunter S Thompson. The post Montreal’s Hunter S. Thompson: Ken Hechtman appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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