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SF Weekly editor says “we didn’t bring Mariotti here to write about domestic violence,” calls his hire “in the spirit of gonzo”

The great Hunter S. Thompson is probably rolling in his grave, as SF Weekly editor Mark Segal Kemp has defended the controversial San Francisco Examiner/SF Weekly decision to hire Jay Mariotti as sports director as “in the spirit of gonzo.” That’s highly problematic, but it’s not even the worst part of Segal Kemp’s piece. Show More Summary

Man Accused Of Killing 10 Puppies With Rocks Banned From Keeping Animals For A Decade

An Australian man accused of killing at least 10 young puppies by smashing their heads with rocks has been banned from keeping animals for a period of at least a decade. The man, from the NSW Hunter region, named Nathan Thompson, isShow More Summary

Action Bronson’s Album Art Is as Insane as His Lyrics

The Queens rapper has become hip-hop's Hunter S. Thompson, with bugged-out visuals to match his lyrical imagery. The post Action Bronson’s Album Art Is as Insane as His Lyrics appeared first on WIRED.

The Presidential Media Clown Show Is Underway: Could We Please Hellban John Harris, John Dickerson, and Ben Smith?

Live from Crow's Coffee: At least with Teddy White journalism it's the campaign PR people who are willing to suck up to the reporters, the "strategists", who are the stars--not the reporters themselves. At least with Hunter ThompsonShow More Summary

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'The Rum Diary'

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Grab a bottle—or more—of your favorite booze and head down to the tropics with Hunter Thompson and Johnny Depp as we look at a few facts you may not have known about The Rum Diary. 1. IT’S BASED ON HUNTER S. THOMPSON’S SECOND NOVEL A...Show More Summary

Listen to Hunter S. Thompson complain about his DVD player in the most Hunter S. Thompson way.

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Fear and Loathing in the AV Industry YouTube user Margot Douaihy comes through for us with this upload that's sure to delight any fans of American literary legend Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, who is most famous as the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, wasn't just the original gonzo journalist. Show More Summary

"Beware of Looking for Goals: Look for a Way of Life"

Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you'd turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well. Read more...

Life coach tips from Hunter S. Thompson

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"Let’s assume that you think you have a choice of eight paths to follow (all pre-defined paths, of course). And let’s assume that you can’t see any real purpose in any of the eight. THEN— and here is the essence of all I’ve said— you MUST FIND A NINTH PATH." Read the rest

Hunter S. Thompson calls customer service

last monthHumor :

This is allegedly a recording of a voicemail that Hunter S. Thompson left for the AV company that wrongly installed his home theater system. If your setup is still here tomorrow night, I'm gonna destroy it and write about it. Yeah, I...Show More Summary


“With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he’ll never know.”  —Hunter S. Thompson  What...Show More Summary

Ten Years After Hunter S. Thompson's Death, the Debate Over Suicide Rages On

Today, February 20, marks the tenth anniversary of Hunter S. Thompson killing himself with a.45-caliber handgun in his home in Woody Creek, Colorado. Since his suicide, the right-to-die movement has gained a stronger foothold in American...Show More Summary

Some Shameless Hunter S. Thompson Co-Opting

Today is, sadly, the tenth anniversary of Hunter S. Thompson’s suicide. Along with some tributes, a news search on this February 20, 2015 also returns dozens of replicated results from the tech industry PR side. Why? Because Akamai Technologies...Show More Summary

Famed cartoonist Ralph Steadman's 'Breaking Bad' portraits go on display in London

Ralph Steadman, the genius illustrator that brought some of Hunter S. Thompson's most deranged creations to life, has turned his pen to Breaking Bad. Steadman teamed up with show creator Vince Gilligan to create a series of Blu-ray steelbooks, each featuring a different cover. Show More Summary

Hunt Is On for Fugitive Treasure-Hunter's Loot

Deep-sea treasure hunter Tommy Thompson made headlines in 1988 when he found the legendary "Ship of Gold" (aka the USS Central America) shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina, which sank to the ocean floor with thousands of pounds of gold in 1857. Now he's in the news again after...

Vero Beach Fugitive Caught After Two-Year Hunt

Former treasure hunter and Vero Beach resident, Tommy Thompson, was finally apprehended by U.S. Marshals in West Boca Raton, FL following a 2-year manhunt, the TCPalm reports. Mr. Thompson’s accomplice, Alison Antekeier, was caught at the same time, both of whom were on the run after failing to appear in civil court. Show More Summary

A Famous Florida Treasure Hunter Was Busted After a Two-Year Manhunt

When Tommy Thompson stopped paying rent and repairman James Kennedy, a repairman, was told to go inspect the Vero Beach, Florida, property, he found conditions befitting a squatter: mold, mildew, and an upstairs room with TV sets just stacked in a pile. Show More Summary

Feds reveal how fugitive treasure hunter eluded police for 2 years

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

In 2012, Tommy Thompson vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins from a shipwreck

Treasure Hunter Who Disappeared With Shipwreck Loot Appears In Court

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Tommy Thompson, who found one of the most lucrative wrecks in history, had been living under an assumed name for two years after failing to appear in a lawsuit brought by the project's backers.

Fugitive treasure hunter arrested in Florida after 2-year manhunt

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Tommy Thompson was the first to retrieve some of the greatest lost treasure in American history - then he vanished after a legal battle

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Kelly Thompson on Squirrel Girl #1. Noah Berlatsky on Twelve Cent Archie. Tom Murphy on First Year Healthy. Andy Oliver on Fungus: The Unbearable Rot Of Being. Greg Hunter on An Iranian Metamorphasis. David Swanson talks to Ted Rall. Show More Summary

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