We admit to not knowing a thing about Hunter S. Thompson’s cars, so we don’t know if the 1959 Rambler Custom he’s using as a makeshift office in the 1960s at the Plumas County Fair was his or not. Those fold-down seats seem rather well suited to the life of a writer on the road, [...]
We are so excited that our guest today is consulting editor Alan Rinzler. Alan has edited and published Toni Morrison, Tom Robbins, Hunter S. Thompson, Jerzy Kosinski, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Ludlum, Clive Cussler, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan and others while working as Assistant Managing Editor at Simon & Schuster, Director of Trade Publishing at Bantam, west [...]
Pop Chart Lab offers this chart of cocktails featured in your favorite stories as a fine art print. There are 49 recipes in all, as drunk by James Bond, Hunter S. Thompson, Ebenezer Scrooge, Rocky Balboa, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Jay Gatsy, and more. Browse the whole thing in full size size at the site. Link -via Nag on the Lake
In Hunter S. Thompson's 1970 article, "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved," Thompson described the people and events surrounding the Kentucky Derby in a frenzied first-person account unlike traditional news reports.
In honor of the 2013 Kentucky Derby on Saturday May 4th, Kentucky for Kentucky collaborated with talented Louisville-based artist Rachael Sinclair to create this infographic art print that chronicles the 1970 essay “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved” by Hunter S. Thompson. The names of the horses, like Mayblossom Senility and Whiskey Gentry, were [...]
The Run for the Roses is this coming Saturday. For the occasion, the group Kentucky for Kentucky commissioned Louisville artist Rachael Sinclair to create a poster paying homage to Hunter S. Thompson's classic report "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" from 1970. Show More Summary
The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, so it's about time for an annual re-read of Hunter S. Thompson's "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." And to go with it, this wonderful print, portraying characters, locations, and even nebulous concepts, all as jockey silks. Do want. Read more...
The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentifu...
(Steven Hayward) We’re never short of Green Weenie Award nominees—in fact we can hardly keep up—but this week’s is so off the chart that we couldn’t have made it up in our worst mescaline-induced homage to Hunter S. Thompson. From The...Show More Summary
… no matter how flat his Hunter S. Thompson impersonation is. Not that that has anything to do with him being a homophobic bigot, just as this specific case in which two gay men molested their charges has nothing to do with the fitness of LBGT parents generally. If a person cherry-picks headlines and only [...]
With an approach likened to National Geographic meets Hunter S. Thompson, Shane Smith's media group project for HBO is creating a new journalism geared for the Gen-Y crowd. Big and beefy with a scraggly beard, Shane Smith looks more like an aging roadie than a thrill-seeking foreign correspondent or a budding media mogul.
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Trance has us hallucinating. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1998) By 1971, writer Hunter S. Thompson was feeling the strainShow More Summary
Hunter S. Thompson didn't mess around when it came to mind-altering chemicals. One famous account of his daily drug routine included a bottle of Chivas, a pack of Dunhill cigarettes, LSD, heaps of cocaine, and just a touch of the sitcky-icky—you know, to take the edge off. Show More Summary
Raylan takes Hunter Mosley for a drive through Harlan County in the search for Drew Thompson, in 'Justified' episode 9: 'The Hatchet Tour.'
The actor took to the social news site Reddit to discuss free speech, politics, and driving around with Johnny Depp, Hunter S. Thompson, and a blow-up doll.
Actor John Cusack has teemed up with Pentagon Paper whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, writers Glenn Greenwald and Xeni Jardin, documentarian Laura Poitras, and Electronic Frontier Foundation co-founder John Perry Barlow, to launch a new First Amendment and investigative journalism advocacy foundation called Freedom of the Press. Show More Summary
We all have our favorite books that we can (and do!) read over and over again. I can certainly name several: Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur; Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles; and Keith Waterhouse’s Billy Liar. And then there’s The...
I feel like Hunter S. Thompson in my Honda Accord, but without all the drugs and Libertarian-type pothead obsessives. I'm in the middle of the Arizonan desert with Londoner Travis Elborough, who is writing a book about the London Bridge.
Are you one of them? One of the thousands — maybe millions — of faceless web writers toiling away on content that immediately slips into obscurity? Are you doing what you love for something you hate? Feeling used — even abused — because you are not getting credit for your work? It’s like a page [...]Show More Summary
By Mustang BobbyThe NRA keeps carrying on about the end of America if the government restricts the use of guns and ammo. But if you’re a hunter, they already do and have for a very long time. Rep. Mike Thompson, the California Democrat...Show More Summary