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
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
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.
STACY MCCAIN: The Columbia University School of Journalism is Decadent and Depraved. “Hunter S. Thompson understood this completely.”
It is a real shame that Hunter S. Thompson is not around anymore. He would have loved the 2016 Presidential campaign. It is weird enough even for him. If you do not know who Hunter S. Thompson was, you can read his Wikipedia biography, although simply reading the opening paragraph of his novel Fear and …
The Mint 400, also known as “The Great American Off-Road Race,” also known as that batshit sandstorm Hunter S. Thompson smoked his way through in Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas kicks off at 6:00 a.m. PST on March 12, 2016. Here are the best spots to look for action online! Read more...
Submitted by Joseph Calhoun via Alhambra Investment Partners, “How low do you have to stoop in this country to be President?” ? Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 “The main problem in any democracy is that...Show More Summary
Hunter receives a copy of Piketty's critique of modern economics by express cherub. But why does the Boss want him to read it and what does the text mean? Maybe Karl Marx can explain. Column by Cath Murphy I’m hiding in Christie’s pad when the guys bust in on me. Show More Summary
The free-wheeling, “Fresh Air”-ish conversation covers wrestling with alligators, Hell’s Angels, and the 1972 presidential election. [ more › ]
Hunter S. Thompson was a man whose reputation preceded him. Let’s honor his legacy the way he probably would have wanted–by taking a look back at a list of the crimes he committed in the Big Apple. If you don’t know anything about Hunter S. Thompson, this job application that he sent to the Vancouver Sun in 1958 should get […]
Hunter S. Thompson famously chronicled life on the campaign trial. Perhaps there is nothing left to say. But perhaps it's worth a reminder of what life on a campaign is like. It's easy to forget the humanity behind the messaging. A quarter century ago, I worked in politics. Show More Summary
Jesse Walker says: "In 1970, Hunter Thompson ran for sheriff of Pitkin County, Colorado, on a Freak Power ticket, promising to sod the streets, put dishonest drug dealers in stocks, and change Aspen's name to "Fat City." His campaign caught the attention of the British TV show This Week, which sent a crew to make a documentary about it."
Thompson/Center recently introduced a new centerfire rifle called the Compass. The Compass is a bolt-action rifle that was created “for serious hunters on a budget.” The line consists of ten different calibers. Action The Compass rifle uses a three lug bolt design. Show More Summary
“We will find new things everywhere we look.” –Hunter S. Thompson At the rate of 21st century technological innovation, each year brings new breakthroughs across industries. Advances in quantum computers,... read more
I’ve long been a fan of Hunter S. Thompson, author of such classics as “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and “Hell’s Angels.” So when I saw a book by his son, Juan F. Thompson, published in January I itched to get a copy. The book, Stories I Tell Myself by [...]
Moreca’s astutely-named “Gonzo” camera bags inevitably draw one person to mind: Hunter S. Thompson, pioneer of the gonzo journalism movement. And, since cameras can be quite the important tool for journalists, we can only assume the… The post Moreca’s “Gonzo” Camera Bags Are a Nod to a Pioneering Journalism Style appeared first on Selectism.
Super Bowl media coverage has long been questionable (read Hunter S. Thompson’s 1974 piece for a list of issues that are still around today), but “Super Bowl Media Day” in particular has provided some of the worst stuff. There have been...Show More Summary
Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Juan Thompson talks about growing up Thompson, the strange denizens of London’s club scene, an encyclopedic guide to Yeezy’s references and...