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Inside SU’s First Salon: Lab-Grown Organs, Cybersecurity, and AI Music Apps

“We will find new things everywhere we look.” –Hunter S. Thompson At the rate of 21st century technological innovation, each year brings new breakthroughs across industries. Advances in quantum computers,... read more

Ten Things To Learn From Hunter S. Thompson

I’ve long been a fan of Hunter S. Thompson, author of such classics as “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and “Hell’s Angels.” So when I saw a book by his son, Juan F. Thompson, published in January I itched to get a copy. The book, Stories I Tell Myself by [...]

Moreca’s “Gonzo” Camera Bags Are a Nod to a Pioneering Journalism Style

Moreca’s astutely-named “Gonzo” camera bags inevitably draw one person to mind: Hunter S. Thompson, pioneer of the gonzo journalism movement. And, since cameras can be quite the important tool for journalists, we can only assume the… The post Moreca’s “Gonzo” Camera Bags Are a Nod to a Pioneering Journalism Style appeared first on Selectism.

ESPN should stop televising the NFL’s Super Bowl Media Day

Super Bowl media coverage has long been questionable (read Hunter S. Thompson’s 1974 piece for a list of issues that are still around today), but “Super Bowl Media Day” in particular has provided some of the worst stuff. There have been...Show More Summary

Growing up with Hunter S. Thompson, London’s Club Kids and Every Kanye Pop Culture Reference

3 weeks agoFashion / Men's Fashion : Kempt

Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Juan Thompson talks about growing up Thompson, the strange denizens of London’s club scene, an encyclopedic guide to Yeezy’s references and...

A part of me wishes I was funny and cruel enough to write a letter like this

But most parts of me do not. Background: Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, asked his editor at Rolling Stone if he could submit a novella instead of a thinkpiece. Except the editor was Hunter S. Thompson: Source. Hat … Continue reading ? The post A part of me wishes I was funny and cruel enough to write a letter like this appeared first on Chris Blattman.

Fear and Loathing – The gonzo classic gets a brilliant graphic novel treatment

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

See sample pages from this book at Wink. Anyone who's read Hunter S. Thompson's iconic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas knows that the technicolored, bug-eyed, meth-fueled craziness of that narrative is hard to capture in another medium. Show More Summary

"I understood my mother’s feeling of helplessness in the face of his strength, his intelligence, his lies, and his malice, and I hated him."

"I hated him deeply and completely. If I could have called down a god’s wrath on him and destroyed him with a lightning bolt at that moment, I would have done it."From the memoir of Juan Thompson, the son of Hunter S. Thompson, quoted in a NYT book review. Show More Summary

Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Stories I Tell Myself,’ Life as Hunter S. Thompson’s Son

Juan F. Thompson’s memoir is a careful yet harrowing account of a father-and-son relationship that grew very dark before it began to admit hints of light.

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail 2015

I've wanted to use this headline 1 for a long time, and now I have. I guess I could just end this post right there, or maybe ramble on about how Hunter S. Thompson's 1972 collection of campaign reporting was one of the books that got me interested in politics in the first place. Show More Summary

Fear and Loathing on the "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" graphic novel tour, part 3

2 months agoHumor / 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. This week: Hollywood, complete with unexpected celebrity cameos (Dan Harmon,...Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Is Not Involved In ‘Mash Note’ From Simon & Schuster

CBS-owned publisher Simon & Schuster, publisher of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hunter S. Thompson, announced Sunday plans to sell a book about Taylor Swift to be crowd-sourced — that is, written and illustrated — by fans of the pop superstar, designated generational spokeswoman and best girlfriend of many. Show More Summary

Fear and Loathing in the Sangre de Cristos

I’d like to make sure I give credit to Hunter S. Thompson for 99.99999% of this post…I just changed a few things from a piece of Fear and Loathing to make it fit my altitude binge in the Sangres with my pal Minnesota. I have no intention of taking credit for Hunter’s artful way with......

Where To Drink Like Hemingway

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

From Dorothy Parker and her vicious circle to the bar where Hunter S. Thompson sank tequila, take a seat at the bar of these writerly booze palaces.

Some Fucking Genius Has Recreated Adele's "Hello" Using Hundreds of Movie Clips

There's something weirdly powerful about seeing Johnny Depp as Hunter S Thompson, bellowing "Can you hear me?" over her solemn chords.

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

3 months agoHumor / 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

3 months 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 months 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

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