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Listen to Hunter S. Thompson complain about his DVD player in the most Hunter S. Thompson way.

yesterdayHumor / odd : Happy Place

Fear and Loathing in the AV Industry YouTube user Margot Douaihy comes through for us with this upload that's sure to delight any fans of American literary legend Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, who is most famous as the author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, wasn't just the original gonzo journalist. Show More Summary

"Beware of Looking for Goals: Look for a Way of Life"

Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you'd turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well. Read more...

Life coach tips from Hunter S. Thompson

4 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"Let’s assume that you think you have a choice of eight paths to follow (all pre-defined paths, of course). And let’s assume that you can’t see any real purpose in any of the eight. THEN— and here is the essence of all I’ve said— you MUST FIND A NINTH PATH." Read the rest

Hunter S. Thompson calls customer service

4 days agoHumor : Kottke.org

This is allegedly a recording of a voicemail that Hunter S. Thompson left for the AV company that wrongly installed his home theater system. If your setup is still here tomorrow night, I'm gonna destroy it and write about it. Yeah, I...Show More Summary

BAD BEHAVIOR

“With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he’ll never know.”  —Hunter S. Thompson  What...Show More Summary

Ten Years After Hunter S. Thompson's Death, the Debate Over Suicide Rages On

Today, February 20, marks the tenth anniversary of Hunter S. Thompson killing himself with a.45-caliber handgun in his home in Woody Creek, Colorado. Since his suicide, the right-to-die movement has gained a stronger foothold in American...Show More Summary

Some Shameless Hunter S. Thompson Co-Opting

Today is, sadly, the tenth anniversary of Hunter S. Thompson’s suicide. Along with some tributes, a news search on this February 20, 2015 also returns dozens of replicated results from the tech industry PR side. Why? Because Akamai Technologies...Show More Summary

Famed cartoonist Ralph Steadman's 'Breaking Bad' portraits go on display in London

Ralph Steadman, the genius illustrator that brought some of Hunter S. Thompson's most deranged creations to life, has turned his pen to Breaking Bad. Steadman teamed up with show creator Vince Gilligan to create a series of Blu-ray steelbooks, each featuring a different cover. Show More Summary

Hunt Is On for Fugitive Treasure-Hunter's Loot

Deep-sea treasure hunter Tommy Thompson made headlines in 1988 when he found the legendary "Ship of Gold" (aka the USS Central America) shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina, which sank to the ocean floor with thousands of pounds of gold in 1857. Now he's in the news again after...

Vero Beach Fugitive Caught After Two-Year Hunt

Former treasure hunter and Vero Beach resident, Tommy Thompson, was finally apprehended by U.S. Marshals in West Boca Raton, FL following a 2-year manhunt, the TCPalm reports. Mr. Thompson’s accomplice, Alison Antekeier, was caught at the same time, both of whom were on the run after failing to appear in civil court. Show More Summary

A Famous Florida Treasure Hunter Was Busted After a Two-Year Manhunt

When Tommy Thompson stopped paying rent and repairman James Kennedy, a repairman, was told to go inspect the Vero Beach, Florida, property, he found conditions befitting a squatter: mold, mildew, and an upstairs room with TV sets just stacked in a pile. Show More Summary

Feds reveal how fugitive treasure hunter eluded police for 2 years

4 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

In 2012, Tommy Thompson vanished during a court fight over his $50 million haul of gold bars and coins from a shipwreck

Treasure Hunter Who Disappeared With Shipwreck Loot Appears In Court

4 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Tommy Thompson, who found one of the most lucrative wrecks in history, had been living under an assumed name for two years after failing to appear in a lawsuit brought by the project's backers.

Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed in Florida after 2-year hunt

Tommy Thompson, who's caught in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in U.S. history, was nabbed Tuesday.

Fugitive treasure hunter arrested in Florida after 2-year manhunt

last monthNews / Crime : Crimesider

Tommy Thompson was the first to retrieve some of the greatest lost treasure in American history - then he vanished after a legal battle

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Kelly Thompson on Squirrel Girl #1. Noah Berlatsky on Twelve Cent Archie. Tom Murphy on First Year Healthy. Andy Oliver on Fungus: The Unbearable Rot Of Being. Greg Hunter on An Iranian Metamorphasis. David Swanson talks to Ted Rall. Show More Summary

The Weirdest of the Weird News in 2014 

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

"When the going gets weird," Hunter S. Thompson once wrote, "the weird turn pro." As we cast our gazes back at 2014, we can all agree the year had more than its share of utterly odd moments. Needless to say, we're all pros now. Read more...

Watch Hunter S. Thompson Light A Christmas Tree On Fire

Christmas is just a few days away, which means getting rid of your Christmas tree in a timely manner is just a few days away +1. In the below video, taken in 1990, Hunter S. Thompson demonstrates one disposal method: dumping on two cans of fire starter and tossing a lit match, as the Cowboy Junkies "Misguided Angel" soundtracks the quick burn. [ more › ]

Established Forever Is A Nightmare

Any movie that drops in with a quote from Hunter S. Thompson is ok by us especially if Max Headroom intros it: No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride… and if it occasionally gets a little heavier than what you had in mind, well… maybe chalk it […]

As oil prices weaken Russia, Putin is in denial

"Luck," wrote the U.S. gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson, "is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it." Russian President Vladimir Putin, who last week gave the most pitiful state-of-the-nation speech of his extraordinarily lucky...

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