When the first Sin City movie was released, George W. Bush had just begun his second term. Pope John Paul II died during its opening weekend; Hunter S. Thompson had taken his own life about six weeks earlier. People were talking about Terri Schiavo. Show More Summary
Aside from maybe having your remains shot out of a cannon, Hunter S. Thompson style, there’s no more badass way to shed this mortal coil than a Viking funeral. And that’s exactly what GWAR frontman and friend of The A.V. Club Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Show More Summary
“We cannot expect people to have respect for law and order until we teach respect to those we have entrusted to enforce those laws.” ? Hunter S. Thompson
There is no question that Johnny Depp is a man of a thousand faces. His past transformations include Edward Scissorhands, The Mad Hatter, Captain Jack Sparrow, Hunter S. Thompson, and even Willy Wonka. Fans will be pleased to know that his latest movie, Mortdecai, seems to fall perfectly in line with his modus operandi. The folks […]
President Richard Nixon, the most unpopular president until George W. Bush, resigned from office 40 years ago today. My favorite Richard Nixon article: Hunter Thompson's June 16, 1994 eulogy published in Rolling Stone, "He Was a Crook."... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Arthur Schlesinger, Hunter S. Thompson, Seymour Hersh, Elizabeth Drew, Evan Thomas, and others on the fall of a president and its aftermath, from The Atlantic archives
To quote the late gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson: “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” I would characterize the current state of the market as weird -- so,
Even though Zac Thompson strongly disliked the pilot presentation of NBC’s “Constantine”, we’re still hoping that things get better in the following episodes. Here’s an new promo from the series about occult master and demon hunter John Constantine (Matt Ryan), who is tasked with defending humanity from the forces of evil. The project is based […]
While he did live a life that many of us are afraid to even entertain, he was able to do so because he was dedicated to his craft. He was a student of the world and sought to be the best in everything that he did.
A Weed-Infused Dinner at Hunter S. Thompson's House
Could you be passing over the next Hunter S. Thompson or Madonna? These famed artists and writers had to start somewhere. Everyone has to start somewhere. Even the rich and famous often come from humble beginnings. Jennifer Hudson worked at Burger King. Show More Summary
Whether worn by Hunter S. Thompson speeding his drug-addled way to Las Vegas, Jim Carrey as Ace Ventura or your dad on his day off, the Hawaiian shirt, much like Hawaii itself, occupies a unique space in American popular culture. Merging...Show More Summary
REVOLUTION IN DOTAGE: How The Left Got Boring. Well, when you replace Hunter S. Thompson with Ezra Klein....
Had he chosen to stick around, Hunter S. Thompson would have been 77 years old today. We're just going to share this photo of the man on his ranch, annotated to point out the incredible awesomeness included therein, and we'll also say this: If you haven't read him, read him. His legacy is disquieting to this day. Read more...
Hunter S. Thompson had his yellow aviators, Kurt Cobain his Christian Roths, and Audrey Hepburn her cateyed lenses: so many icons of the last hundred years have reached their status with a mix of attitude and a really badass pair of sunglasses. Maybe they first wore their glasses for convenience... More »
In Colorado's beautiful Thompson Divide, locals are trying to stop drilling before it begins.
This is Raoul Duke's stash, for a single weekend, in Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. That is quite a weekend, right there. [Flickographics] Read more...
Randall Abramson is CEO of Trapeze Asset Management Inc., a firm he cofounded in 1999. Abramson was named one of Canada's 'Stock Market Superstars' in Bob Thompson's Stock Market Superstars: Secrets of Canada's Top Stock Pickers. read more