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Hunter S. Thompson’s 9/12/01 ESPN Column Predicted Exactly What Would Happen In The Aftermath Of 9/11

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Hunter S. Thompson Knew The Score

last weekSports : Deadspin

Here's Thompson, writing for ESPN's Page 2 on Sept. 12, 2001: Read more...

Self Edge and Globe Specs Hand-Make Sunglasses Inspired by Hunter S. Thompson

Premium denim makers Self Edge are expanding their repertoire and taking a stab at sunglasses with a new Hunter S. Thompson-inspired shades collection. Although it is an adventurous departure from the familiar, the first-time glasses makers aren’t going it alone.… Self Edge and Globe Specs Hand-Make Sunglasses Inspired by Hunter S. Show More Summary

Hunter S. Thompson

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‘I’m the Jihadi Who Never Was’

last weekNews : Truthdig

As ISIS continues to draw zealous young recruits from the west to the fronts in Syria and Iraq, Michael Muhammad Knight, whom The Guardian has described as “the Hunter S. Thompson of Islamic Literature,” tells in The Washington PostShow More Summary

Saturday Art: Influential Authors: Hunter S. Thompson

Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga is Hunter S. Thompson’s first major work. It began as an article for The Nation and was expanded into a full book. Thompson eventually spent more than a year riding (and drinking) with the Angels.

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ and the Woes of the Long-Delayed Sequel

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

Newswire: Oderus Urungus goes out in suitably metal fashion at the Gwar-B-Q

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

Here’s A Fantastic Piece Of Video Journalism About A Day And Night In Ferguson, Missouri

last monthOdd : Thought Catalog

“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

Depp Will Dazzle You In The Trailer For ‘Mortdecai’

last monthOdd : Nerd Bastards

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 […]

40 Years Ago Today: Richard Nixon Resigns

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! ]]

Nixon's Resignation: 40 Years Later

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

Profit With This Financial Stock... Even In A Downturn

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,

Hunter S. Thompson’s Daily Drug And Booze Intake

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[TV] “Constantine” Promo Reveals the ‘Real’ World

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 […]

5 Reasons Hunter S. Thompson Actually Had An Incredible Work Ethic

2 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

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.

Would You Hire These Famous People Based On Their Former Job Applications?

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

Aloha, Business Casual: Nicole Reber's Hawaiian Shirt Exhibition At AMO Studios

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…

REVOLUTION IN DOTAGE: How The Left Got Boring. Well, when you replace Hunter S. Thompson with Ezra Klein....

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