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

3 days 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.

STACY MCCAIN: The Columbia University School of Journalism is Decadent and Depraved. “Hunter S. Th…

STACY MCCAIN: The Columbia University School of Journalism is Decadent and Depraved. “Hunter S. Thompson understood this completely.”

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

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 …

How To Follow The Epic 2016 Mint 400 On March 12

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

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...

"Has Everyone Lost Their Freaking Minds?"

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 S. Thompson Reviews 'Capital in the 21st Century' by Thomas Piketty

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

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

Listen To Studs Terkel's 1973 Interview With Hunter S. Thompson

The free-wheeling, “Fresh Air”-ish conversation covers wrestling with alligators, Hell’s Angels, and the 1972 presidential election. [ more › ]

Fear and Loathing in NYC

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 […]

Life on the campaign trail

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

1970 documentary about Hunter S. Thompson's run for mayor of Aspen

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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."

The New T/C Compass

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

Inside SU’s First Salon: Lab-Grown Organs, Cybersecurity, and AI Music Apps

“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

Ten Things To Learn From Hunter S. Thompson

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 “Gonzo” Camera Bags Are a Nod to a Pioneering Journalism Style

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.

ESPN should stop televising the NFL’s Super Bowl Media Day

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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

Growing up with Hunter S. Thompson, London’s Club Kids and Every Kanye Pop Culture Reference

3 months agoFashion / Men's Fashion : Kempt

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...

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