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Weird Al Yankovic celebrates four decades of pop music parodies at the Hollywood Bowl

“When the going gets weird,” Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson once said, “the weird turn pro,” and no one has shown over time greater aptitude at professional weirdness than “Weird Al” Yankovic. The Lynwood-reared pop music parodist par excellence reached yet another milestone in his astonishingly...

This Ecstasy Review Site Is A Hotbed Of Perfect Pill-Related Prose

PillReports Might Just Be The Place To Find The Next Hunter S. Thompson.

Books of The Times: Review: Terry McDonell’s ‘The Accidental Life,’ an Editor’s Rollicking Magazine Memoir

Mr. McDonell recounts a career editing writers like Hunter S. Thompson, Peter Matthiessen and Thomas McGuane.

Supreme, Maxwell Osborne for Black Lives Matter and a Ballsy Hunter S. Thompson

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. Reign Supreme:Racked takes a deep dive into what makes Supreme the most important street wear brand in the world. Gonzo but Not Forgotten: In honor of Hunter S. Thompson’s birthday, Esquire...Show More Summary

ICYMI: The Unexpected Civic Benefits Of Pokemon Go

Plus, Happy Birthday to Hunter S. Thompson, Metta World Peace is back, and the RNC gets off to a racist start! [ more › ]

Crobot go gonzo on their latest track “Welcome to Fat City” — listen

Pennsylvania hard rockers seek inspiration from Hunter S. Thompson on title track of their forthcoming LP.

Hunter S. Thompson's Daily Routine

6 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In her book Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson, biographer E. Jean Carroll starts the first chapter with a detailed account of the excess of her subject. Here's what Carroll reports as a sample daily routine for the gonzo journalist (note that it begins at 3pm): 3:00 p.m. Show More Summary

DMOL’s New Motorbike Is a Homage to Hunter S. Thompson

Not every motorbike is engraved with a quote from cult-author Hunter S. Thompson, but there are few bikes like the “Up Yours Copper.” It is the newest model from British manufacturers Death Machines London, and one that embodies the aforementioned quote on the brass-engraved filler of the vehicle’s fuel tank: “Faster, faster, until the thrill […]

The Best Kurt Vonnegut Quotes To Get You Through This Shitty World

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Alongside Dostoyevsky and Hunter S. Thompson, Kurt Vonnegut is one of my absolute favourite writers. The effect they each have varies wildly, but the words of Kurt Vonnegut -- the arch-humanist and cynic-optimist -- have always been a great source...

Hunter’s Endless Trip

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The dark prince of gonzo journalism, Thompson dressed with memorable flair, from the cigarette holder to the Aussie hat and Hawaiian shirts. Heres how to do it.

Predicting the Roster for the Las Vegas Expansion Team in 2017-18

This really did happen. This was not some hallucinogenic acid trip put in literary form from the archives of Hunter S. Thompson or anything. Las Vegas really will have an NHL team starting in the fall of 2017. Still seems hard to fathom. Show More Summary

Celebrating This Land Of Absurdity

Submitted by MN Gordon via Economic Prism blog, “Myths and legends die hard in America,” remarked Hunter S. Thompson in The Great Shark Hunt, nearly 40-years ago. Thompson didn’t likely have U.S. Treasury bonds in mind when he made this observation. Show More Summary

Two Surprising Winners In The Wake Of Brexit

To paraphrase the late, great Hunter S. Thompson, "When the going in Europe gets weird, the weird go to Switzerland". And now, thanks to the Brexit vote, things are officially weird in

Stephen Thompson confident in his ability to finish UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler

The stars are aligning for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson. With a recent five-round dissection of perennial title hunter Rory MacDonald back at UFC Fight Night 89, "Wonderboy" has now won seven in a row in a crowded 170-pound division. Show More Summary

Brexit: Individualism > Nationalism > Globalism

Submitted by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, Decentralization and devolution of state power is always a good thing, regardless of the motivations behind such movements. Hunter S. Thompson, looking back on 60s counterculture in San...Show More Summary

Beyond Dickens: 8 Picaresque Novels For The Modern Reader

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

It turns out that Pippi Longstocking and Hunter S. Thompson might have something in common. Column by Leah Dearborn A solid definition of the picaresque novel is rather hard to come by. The term “picaro,” taken from a 17th century Spanish...Show More Summary

The Best Writing About Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was the greatest boxer of all-time, and he also inspired some of the best sports writing ever, from the likes of Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, and George Plimpton. Some of the best pieces about Ali aren't available online — we're looking at you, Esquire — but many ... More »

? Listen: Akasha System - Twin Optic

Another arm of Hunter P. Thompson stretched for maximum comfort, Akasha System is back in form with Twin Optic. And while AS’s last album Sea Glass had the personally inspirational tag “vague seasonal shift…,” Twin Optic gets hella literal...Show More Summary

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