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"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” - Hunter S. Thompson (via devilduck)

Contortions of Campaign 2016 humble journalists and whipsaw Hillary Clinton

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...

When Celebrities Die By Suicide That Makes News

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: Phyllis Struggles To Resist Billy; Will Jack Figure Out Phyllis’ Big Secret?

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

Warren Hinckle: Remembering the Godfather of Gonzo

4 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

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.

Warren Hinckle, Ramparts Editor Who Embraced Gonzo Journalism, Dies at 77

Mr. Hinckle, the flamboyant editor who made Ramparts magazine a voice for the radical left, championed the work of Hunter S. Thompson.

Hunter S. Thompson’s Widow Returns Elk Antlers He Stole From Hemingway

“‘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 ‘Writer’ Erik Rush Goes Full Lizard People On Hillary Clinton

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. Thi…

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.

The 3 meanest men Hunter S. Thompson ever met — one was Jimmy Carter.

"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

Show Down at Aspen

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 […]

Hunter S. Thompson’s Widow Returns Stolen Antlers to Hemingway's Home

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

Hemingway's Family Is Getting Some Antlers Back 52 Years After Hunter S. Thompson Stole Them

Hunter S. Thompson Widow Returns Stolen Hemingway #Elk Antlers — Backcountry Hunters (@Backcountry_H_A) August 16, 2016 In 1964, a young Hunter S. Thompson went to the Ketchum, Idaho,...Show More Summary

Fear and Loathing in Ketchum, Idaho

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

Hunter S. Thompson's Widow Returns the Antlers He Stole From Ernest Hemingway's House 52 Years Ago

“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...

Hell’s Angel Confronts Hunter S. Thompson About His Book in a 1967 CBC Broadcast

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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 Widow Returns Stolen Hemingway Antlers

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

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...

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