“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...
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Famed gonzo journalist was born on this day in 1937.
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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
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 […]
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...
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 »
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