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If You’re The CEO Of A Major Company, It Pays To Say “I Will Not Act On That Urge To Organize A Boys Night Involving Hookers, Blow, Women’s Clothing, Npple Clamps, And Vanilla Crème Flavored Peeps, As Much As I Want To”

Is your title chief executive officer? Are you thinking of (circle all that apply:) Cheating on your spouse; engaging with pay-to-play lays; doing enough drugs that Hunter S. Thompson would say “Whoa man, take it easy”; lying about using petty cash to retile your bathroom; slipping the guacamole girl at Chipotle your card and asking […]

Tommy Thompson Plea Deal

US treasure hunter Tommy Thompson who spent years evading authorities will go to prison rather than testify about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck.BBC, 'Fugitive US treasure hunter Thompson pleads guilty' 8 April 2015

GonzoFest Organizers Hoping Bill Murray Will Join This Year’s Party

Hunter S. Thompson’s final piece of published writing, for ESPN in 2005, involved Bill Murray. Ten years later, the organizers of this weekend’s fifth annual GonzoFest in Louisville, Kentucky are hoping Murray will join them for Saturday’s...Show More Summary

Discredited rape story a test for Wenner, Rolling Stone

last weekNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Through decades of digging into the private lives of rock stars and providing a forum for colorful writers like Hunter S. Thompson and P.J. O'Rourke, Rolling Stone magazine publisher Jann Wenner has never been afraid to push boundaries.

Brands: Stop Hiring Journalists to Write Native Ads.

(If you were Hunter Thompson, then yes, I would let you write a native ad for my brand. But you're not. He's dead.)Now, well-educated, delusional, underpaid journalists think that they can do advertising better than ad copywriters. This is poppycock. Read why here.

SF Weekly editor says “we didn’t bring Mariotti here to write about domestic violence,” calls his hire “in the spirit of gonzo”

The great Hunter S. Thompson is probably rolling in his grave, as SF Weekly editor Mark Segal Kemp has defended the controversial San Francisco Examiner/SF Weekly decision to hire Jay Mariotti as sports director as “in the spirit of gonzo.” That’s highly problematic, but it’s not even the worst part of Segal Kemp’s piece. Show More Summary

Man Accused Of Killing 10 Puppies With Rocks Banned From Keeping Animals For A Decade

An Australian man accused of killing at least 10 young puppies by smashing their heads with rocks has been banned from keeping animals for a period of at least a decade. The man, from the NSW Hunter region, named Nathan Thompson, isShow More Summary

Action Bronson’s Album Art Is as Insane as His Lyrics

The Queens rapper has become hip-hop's Hunter S. Thompson, with bugged-out visuals to match his lyrical imagery. The post Action Bronson’s Album Art Is as Insane as His Lyrics appeared first on WIRED.

The Presidential Media Clown Show Is Underway: Could We Please Hellban John Harris, John Dickerson, and Ben Smith?

Live from Crow's Coffee: At least with Teddy White journalism it's the campaign PR people who are willing to suck up to the reporters, the "strategists", who are the stars--not the reporters themselves. At least with Hunter ThompsonShow More Summary

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'The Rum Diary'

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Grab a bottle—or more—of your favorite booze and head down to the tropics with Hunter Thompson and Johnny Depp as we look at a few facts you may not have known about The Rum Diary. 1. IT’S BASED ON HUNTER S. THOMPSON’S SECOND NOVEL A...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoHumor / 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishBowlNY

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...

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