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The Most Popular Book Based on the State Where It Is Set

9 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Hunter S. Thompson‘s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” is the most popular book set in Nevada and “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck is the most popular book set in California, according to The news site has created a map of the most popular books set in each state. Show More Summary

Spectator competition: ‘I have my own gun and a mind sufficient cold to master the arcane philosophies of your payment protection insurance’: Cormac McCarthy applies for a telesales job (plus: write a saucy short story)

Inspiration for the latest comp came from a young Hunter S. Thompson’s characteristically unorthodox pitch for a position at the Vancouver Sun. An unflattering portrait of his relationship with a… Continue reading The post SpectatorShow More Summary

Hell Screams As Marilyn Manson Proclaims Desire to Bone Madonna

Apologizes for the emergency water flushing we will all need for our minds’ eyes after this, but Marilyn Manson, who was once nicknamed “Shit Eye” by Hunter S. Thompson, recently revealed his dream humping partner to be none other than Madonna. Show More Summary

A Colorful Visualization of the Copious Amount of Drugs That the Late Hunter S. Thompson Took in a 24-Hour Period

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Legend Taking information that she gathered from the E. Jean Carroll 1993 biography Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson, Visual News managing editor Katy French created a colorful visual representation of the copious amount of drugs that the late great Gonzo journalist took in a single 24-hour period. The Schedule 3 […]

How to do Kentucky Derby right in Chicago

Hunter S. Thompson once wrote an essay called "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." I won't go into the politically charged content of the piece, but being a Louisville native like old Hunter, I can tell you the title is accurate. Show More Summary

Learning To Drink Vol. 16: The Mint Julep Is Decadent And Depraved

"By mid-afternoon," wrote Hunter Thompson of the classic Kentucky Derby beverage, "they’ll be guzzling mint juleps with both hands and vomiting on each other between races." [ more › ]

Let's All Get Filthy Rich Betting On The Kentucky Derby

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

The Kentucky Derby, a/k/a “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports,” is an event rich with tradition. It’s an opportune time to brush up on your Hunter S. Thompson, and/or drink cheap bourbon out of silver cups, and/or laugh along with rich assholes who give their horses ridiculous names for their own amusement. Read more...

Jack Nicholson Facts: 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Iconic Actor

Let's hope Jack Nicholson has a pleasant birthday on Wednesday, or at least a less disturbing one than the birthday when pal Hunter S. Thompson showed up outside his house, turned on a spotlight, blasted a recording of a pig being eaten...Show More Summary

If You’re The CEO Of A Major Company, It Pays To Say “I Will Not Act On That Urge To Organize A Boys Night Involving Hookers, Blow, Women’s Clothing, Npple Clamps, And Vanilla Crème Flavored Peeps, As Much As I Want To”

Is your title chief executive officer? Are you thinking of (circle all that apply:) Cheating on your spouse; engaging with pay-to-play lays; doing enough drugs that Hunter S. Thompson would say “Whoa man, take it easy”; lying about using petty cash to retile your bathroom; slipping the guacamole girl at Chipotle your card and asking […]

Tommy Thompson Plea Deal

US treasure hunter Tommy Thompson who spent years evading authorities will go to prison rather than testify about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck.BBC, 'Fugitive US treasure hunter Thompson pleads guilty' 8 April 2015

GonzoFest Organizers Hoping Bill Murray Will Join This Year’s Party

Hunter S. Thompson’s final piece of published writing, for ESPN in 2005, involved Bill Murray. Ten years later, the organizers of this weekend’s fifth annual GonzoFest in Louisville, Kentucky are hoping Murray will join them for Saturday’s...Show More Summary

Discredited rape story a test for Wenner, Rolling Stone

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Through decades of digging into the private lives of rock stars and providing a forum for colorful writers like Hunter S. Thompson and P.J. O'Rourke, Rolling Stone magazine publisher Jann Wenner has never been afraid to push boundaries.

Brands: Stop Hiring Journalists to Write Native Ads.

(If you were Hunter Thompson, then yes, I would let you write a native ad for my brand. But you're not. He's dead.)Now, well-educated, delusional, underpaid journalists think that they can do advertising better than ad copywriters. This is poppycock. Read why here.

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

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

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 months 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.

3 months 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

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