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This Hunter S. Thompson-Inspired Fighter Combat Motorcycle is a "Metaphor for American Rebellion"

In Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga, Hunter S. Thompson described how it felt to take his motorcycle down the coast for a late night ride, writing about the transformative moment when the “strange music starts” and on... via

The Underachievers – “Chasing Faith” x “Rain Dance” x “Allusions” Video

At its heart, Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 non-fiction work Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas is a pointed critique of the mythology of the American Dream, but that deeper meaning is easily obstructed by the copious amounts of substances he consumes throughout. The threatening desert sprawl of Las Vegas morphs into a surreal, mostly creepy […]

Hunter S. Thompson Tried to Get Paid in Cocaine at My Tequila Bar

A day before I opened my first London bar, a magazine asked to interview Hunter S. Thompson there. I remember him, he was everything you thought he’d be—petulant, temperamental, a bit violent.

Twitter long DMs illustrated with Hunter S Thompson quotes: 10,000 characters is shorter than you think

Quotes from ‘Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas’ and Thompson’s cover letter to the Vancouver Sun when applying for a job there. Read next: Twitter makes direct messages unlimited, updates iOS, Android and Mac apps Image credit: BMCL /

Hunter S. Thompson on Violence, Vengeance, and the Only True Fix for Our Destructive Impulses

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"One of the most important things is to recognize that we do have this mounting violence in us, and then to find the reasons."

Hunter Thompson Rides With The Hell's Angels In This Animated Interview

Thompson spent a year on and off the road with the Angels' San Francisco and Oakland chapters [ more › ]

Hunter S. Thompson Recalls Being Beat Up by the Hells Angels in This Animated Interview

In 1967, Hunter S. Thompson was a relatively unknown 30-year-old journalist who had just published his first book, Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga. To write the book, Thompson spent a year embedded with a chapter of the Angels,...Show More Summary

Hunter S. Thompson Talks to Studs Terkel About the Crazy Year He Spent with the Hell’s Angels in a 1967 Interview

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The most recent episode of the animated series Blank on Blank features the infamous Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson in 1967 talking with the legendary Studs Terkel about the crazy year or so that he spent with the Hell’s Angels while doing research for his first book Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga. I […]

Hunter S. Thompson talks with Studs Terkel about the Hells Angels (1967)

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

“I keep my mouth shut now. I’ve turned into a professional coward.” - Hunter S. Thompson in 1967. This is from PBS's excellent "Blank on Blank" series of animated interviews. Read the rest

Hunter S. Thompson On The Hells Angels Is Even Better Animated

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

What’s better than Hunter S. Thompson talking about the Hells Angels and Outlaw motorcycle life with Studs Terkel? Having it animated. Read more...

Extra, Extra: President Christie Would Take Away Your Weed

Sarcasm breads creativity, severed limbs identified, Blank On Blank: Hunter S. Thompson, who are these white dudes?, stop breaking into zoos and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

That BS Undercover Planned Parenthood Video Will Not Die

People are still taking the anti-abortion video seriously despite its factual inaccuracies, Second Star NYC has webseries featuring a full-figured lead actress, England’s government is putting young women at risk, Hunter S. Thompson’s once-assistant has released a novel about the gonzo journalist.

Book Review: Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant recounts his debauchery and hedonism in Gonzo Girl

There are different types of Hunter S. Thompson fans. There are those who have read (and watched) Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas dozens of times. They’ve donned aviators, a Hawaiian shirt, and a Tilley hat while yelling, “We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” on multiple Halloweens. Show More Summary

30 Lessons for a Life on the Edge from Hunter S. Thompson

He spent a year living with the notorious Hell’s Angels during the ‘60s before writing a book about it. He took a drug-fueled road trip to Vegas that became the novel that launched him to fame as a gonzo journalist. …Read More

Soon You Too Can Tour Hunter S. Thompson’s House

Suddenly, there was a terrible roar around us. Whaaaa-reuuuuh-whaa-wha-wha-wha. It was primal and screeching. But the sky didn’t fill up with what looked like huge bats (to my great disappointment). I ran out of the car to the high wooden fence heavily barricaded with chicken wire to spy what was going on. Show More Summary

Watch How Google's Artificial Brain Transforms Images in Real Time

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In recent days, we’ve seen Google’s dream robot reimagine everything from internet memes to Hunter S. Thompson’s acid trips. But exactly how the artificial neural network creates these trippy images is hard to grasp...until you watch it all happening in real time. Read more...

A Scene From ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ Fantastically Processed by Google’s Artificial Neural Network

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Developer Roelof Pieters fantastically processed a short scene from the 1998 film adaptation of the Hunter S. Thompson novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas through Google’s artificial neural network. Pieters applied a similar process...Show More Summary

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