“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” - Hunter S. Thompson (via devilduck)
Rolling Stone’s politics writer Matt Taibbi is a worthy heir to the late, great Hunter S. Thompson. While Thompson was the counterculture’s avenging angel on acid, Taibbi is far more grounded. Thompson’s decimating portrayals of politicians like Hubert Humphrey and Richard Nixon were wildly entertaining...
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD When celebrities take their lives that makes the news. Some page one people have included Robin Williams (age 63), Kurt Cobain (27), Junior Seau (43), Marilyn Monroe (36), Vincent Van Gogh (37), Hunter Thompson (67), Sylvia Plath (30), Virginia Woolf (59), Ernest Hemingway (61), and others we have known and admired. Show More Summary
The Young and the Restless spoilers tease that Phyllis Abbott (Gina Tognoni) struggles to find a way to resist the clutches Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) hold over her. Phyllis doesn’t want Jack (Peter Bergman) or Summer (Hunter King) to be hurt in the process if Jill (Jess Walton) makes good on her word to expose... Show More Summary
He was an early proponent of Hunter S. Thompson and gonzo journalism.
The legendary Ramparts editor who later ingeniously paired writer Hunter Thompson and artist Ralph Steadman died this week, leaving a slew of colorful memories behind him.
Mr. Hinckle, the flamboyant editor who made Ramparts magazine a voice for the radical left, championed the work of Hunter S. Thompson.
“‘He was embarrassed that he took them,’ Anita Thompson told The Associated Press on Thursday, noting the deep respect her husband had for Hemingway’s work. ‘He wished he hadn’t taken them. He was young, it was 1964, and he got caught up in the moment.'”
WND columnist Erik Rush got into Hunter S. Thompson's shaving kit, drank the first thing he found, and wrote a dumb thing about Hillary Clinton.
20TH CENTURY CRIME: Antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from Hemingway’s home returned to family. This might be the most Hunter S Thompson story ever.
"He will eat your shoulder right off...."ADDED: Here's the Rolling Stone article he's talking about, from June 3, 1976, "Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '76/Third-rate romance, low-rent rendezvous — hanging with Ted Kennedy,Show More Summary
Many years ago, a historian friend showed me a copy of the British documentary “Show Down at Aspen,” on Hunter S. Thompson’s 1970 campaign for mayor of Aspen. Finally, I have found it online. This is really fantastic and very much worth your time. It’s NSFW, both because of hippie nudity and drug use. The […]
Photo by Wikimedia Commons Ernest Hemingway circa 1950. (Courtesy of John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.) In 1964, Hunter S. Thompson traveled to Ernest Hemingway's home in Ketchum, Idaho, to write an essay titled...Show More Summary
Hunter S. Thompson Widow Returns Stolen Hemingway #Elk Antlershttps://t.co/HekpU6nIix pic.twitter.com/M2ZE13muLT — Backcountry Hunters (@Backcountry_H_A) August 16, 2016 In 1964, a young Hunter S. Thompson went to the Ketchum, Idaho,...Show More Summary
Don’t worry, everybody — Anita Thompson, widow of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, has finally returned the prized pair of antlers that Thompson stole from the Idaho home of Ernest Hemingway, himself. The antlers, which he stoleShow More Summary
“Every man’s life ends the same way,” Ernest Hemingway once said. “It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” Read more...
Just after the publication his controversial book Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, author Hunter S. Thompson appeared on a 1967 CBC broadcast where he was confronted by a very calm and rational, albeit annoyed Skip Workman, a loyal Hell’s Angel who rode into the the theater on his […]
Hunter S. Thompson‘s widow, Anita, has returned a pair of elk antlers that her late partner stole from Ernest Hemingway’s estate in 1964. Thompson lifted the pair of antlers from Hemingway’s home in Ketchum, Idaho when he was on assignment for the National Observer. Hemingway as not alive at the time of the theft: he had committed suicide in the home...
Just another day in the life of Hunter S. Thompson.