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Fear and Loathing on the "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" graphic novel tour

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Troy Little, creator of the graphic novel adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, has been keeping a diary of his book signing tour. Here's the latest installments: Check out the previous installment.

Graphic novel version of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Troy Little created a graphic novel version of Hunter S. Thompson's gonzo memoir, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and he is keeping a comic book diary of his book tour. Here are a couple of pages. Here's the first seven pages:

Pawn Stars Host: I Lost Support After Endorsing Rubio

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The last time CNN reporter Chris Moody did something silly in Las Vegas, it involved Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley and a really bad Hunter S. Thompson impersonation. This time, thankfully, he simply played himself...Show More Summary

Mining the States of City Minds

The decade of the 1960s was rife with experiments in journalism, "new" forms of writing that upgraded conventional journalism. The innovators were Tom Wolfe, Truman Capote, Hunter Thompson, Norman Mailer, Joan Didion and many others....Show More Summary

Exclusive: LoDeck - “Gonzo Monster” ft. Boxguts, 2UGLi and Labal-S

Much like Fear and Loathing-era Hunter Thompson, LoDeck has apparently been spending much of his time hanging around the desert, eating psychedelics, and writing strange stream-of-conscious narratives. So, it should come as no surprise...Show More Summary

Democratic Debate #1 (Las Vegas): Clinton, Sanders, O’Malley, Chafee, and Webb

“I tell you it’s wonderful to be here, man. I don’t give a damn who wins or loses. It’s just wonderful to be here with you people…” — Hunter Thompson Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Festivities begin at 8:30PM on CNN; here’s the live stream. Bob from Legal suggests, […]

CNN Reporter Impersonates Hunter S. Thompson to Interview O’Malley For Some Reason

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

With only four days to go before the first Democratic debate in Las Vegas, CNN turned its pre-debate coverage to 11 on Friday by channeling the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. At least, that's what Being Moody host Chris Moody...Show More Summary

Sweet Spirit Are Nine People Playing Country Rock and Their Own Self-Contained Party

We discussed Jimmy Buffett, Tom Petty, One Direction, Desi Arnaz, Bo Diddley, Hunter S. Thompson and the Spice Girls.

Ex-Ohio fugitive treasure hunter's companion to be sentenced

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Alison Antekeier was apprehended in January at a hotel where she and companion Tommy Thompson were living near Boca Raton, Florida.

Extreme Athlete Erik Roner Killed Skydiving, Leaving Behind Wife And Two Kids

Extreme athlete Erik Roner‘s favorite quote came from Hunter S. Thompson: “Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” Roner, who starred in the MTV reality series Nitro Circus and was beloved in the extreme sports community, was killed when he collided with a tree during a skydiving demonstration at... Show More Summary

Has Ashcroft’s ‘unnamed Tory source’ been reading Hunter S Thompson?

Today’s news has been dominated by the claim in Lord Ashcroft’s David Cameron biography that the Prime Minister once had sexual relations with a dead pig. Naturally Cameron has been the… Continue reading The post Has Ashcroft’s ‘unnamed Tory source’ been reading Hunter S Thompson? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

This Week's Most Popular Posts: September 11th to 18th

This week we looked at all the new features of iOS 9, Apple’s latest software update for iPhones and iPads, learned what it’s like to live with an anxiety disorder, took a ride through bat country with Hunter S. Thompson, and more. Here’s a look back. Read more...

Johnny Depp Will Beat You With a Brick If You Bully His Kids

Johnny Depp is still doing his version of a media tour to promote his upcoming comeback flick Black Mass, and as the 52-year-old clearly stopped giving a sh-t around the time that Hunter S. Thompson offed himself, it's made for someShow More Summary

What a Fugitive Treasure Hunter Had on Him

You're a treasure hunter who's illegally sold about $50 million in loot and gone into hiding—now what do you keep with you? According to a court filing today in the case of Tommy Thompson, the answer is 16 photo IDs, 43 cellphones, six thumb drives, 15 prepaid phone cards,...

Gawker Kim Davis Is In Her Office With the Blinds Closed | Jalopnik Watch Two Asshats In A LaFerrari

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gawker Kim Davis Is In Her Office With the Blinds Closed | Jalopnik Watch Two Asshats In A LaFerrari And A 911 GT3 Try To Destroy Their Cars | Kotaku Nintendo’s New President Has Been Named | Lifehacker Hunter S. Thompson’s Best Life Tips | Read more...

Hunter S. Thompson's Best Life Tips

Hunter S. Thompson isn’t exactly known as a saint, nor do people tend to look to the drug-loving, slightly crazed journalist for life advice. However, through his fringe lifestyle and off-the-beaten-path outlook he’s provided plenty of advice on living that apply to all of us. Read more...

The Very Reverend Barkley Thompson On Gun Control

Houston Chronicle: I own guns. I am a bird hunter, and I own shotguns for that purpose. I also own a single-action, six-shot revolver loaded with shotshells as protection against poisonous snakes on our small piece of land in the country, where copperheads are as common as mosquitoes. My father taught me to shoot guns […]

Troy Little Brings Hunter S. Thompson to Comics with "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

The writer/artist gets inside the infamous gonzo journalist's head for his adaptation of Thompson's seminal work.

Checkerboard City: Hittin’ (Up) the Bong

By John Greenfield I like to think of myself as a gonzo transportation journalist, the Hunter S. Thompson of pedestrian, transit and bike writing. After all, I’m the guy who wrote the book “Bars Across America: Drinking and Biking From Coast to Coast.” But I steer clear of drunk cycling, and I’ve had little experience […]

Short documentary about Hunter S. Thompson in the 1980s

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"The Crazy Never Die" is a 30-minute, straight-to-video documentary from the late 1980s about Hunter S. Thompson in which we see the good Doctor on the loose at several speaking engagements, The Examiner newspaper, the infamous Mitchell...Show More Summary

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