Editor's note: Jomo Fray is one of three recipients of the Sundance Institute's Roger Ebert Fellowship for Film Criticism for 2018. In the novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson recalls his time in the '60s during the cultural revolution and writes: “There was madness in any direction, at any hour, you could strike sparks anywhere. Show More Summary
Narrative nonfiction involves the use of novelistic techniques--scenes, dialogue, and character development--to tell a true story. Contrary to their claims, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Thomas Wolfe, and Hunter Thompson did not create this journalistic sub-genre. Show More Summary
A year after Hunter S. Thompson published his pioneering gonzo journalism book "Hell's Angels," he appeared on the wonderful TV game show "To Tell The Truth." Bud Collyer hosted with a panel of actors/entertainers Tom Poston, Peggy Cass,...Show More Summary
The legendary Hunter S. Thompson collaborator illustrated their upcoming LP Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho
Hunter S. Thompson was an unconventional man to say the least, but he still liked to celebrate the holidays by putting up a Christmas tree just like an average Joe. However, Hunter disposed of his tree in a way many of us wish we could but few would dare to attempt- by incinerating it in a post-holiday blaze of glory in his fireplace. Show More Summary
Or maybe not! But at least they tried.
A world with more Hunter is always good! Read the full article on AICN AstroHeathen back again with some more Gonzo news. I have a beat up '83 copy of THE CURSE OF LONO in my collection, brimming with iconic colorful and bizarre Ralph Steadman art. Show More Summary
Lace up your golf shoes and step right into the middle of the Hell's Kitchen reptile zoo, where someone is giving booze to these goddamn things right now at Bar Gonzo, the Hunter S. Thompson-inspired bar. Described as a "freewheeling,...Show More Summary
The media mogul is no longer on speaking terms with the author of the book, which details Wenner's relationships with Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Hunter S. Thompson and more.
"A SAVAGE JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE AMERICAN DREAM" series set for MGM T.V.! AstroHeathen back again with another Gonzo goodie! Read the full article on AICN Hola Dannie Aqui! Hunter S. Thompson news! "A SAVAGE JOURNEY TO THE HEART...Show More Summary
Davey Holmes singlehandedly introduced the world of reasonably successful TV dramas to Epix with his Get Shorty TV show, and with that notch in his belt he’s going to move on to something a bit more gonzo. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Holmes and MGM TV are now developing an officially authorized biographical… Read more...
'Fear and Loathing' is the next MGM TV project with Davey Holmes, who just inked an overall deal at the studio. read more
Any aspiring musician is looking to get the most out of their career. A lot of the times, however, approaching the music industry is daunting to say the least. There is a quote by Hunter S. Thompson – “The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. Show More Summary
Johnny Depp, likely the only man both crazy and rich enough to fulfill the dying of wish of the late, good doctor, Hunter S. Thompson, has now added his former attorney to the list of people he blames for his financial losses. Earlier this year, Depp filed a lawsuit......
Click here to learn about HUNTER S THOMPSON'S FREAK POWER FILM- Details from new Spy Astro Heathen! Read the full article on AICN Hola Dannie here... With yet another addition to our ever growing web of spies! Introducing Astro Heathen aka...Show More Summary
Hunter S. Thompson's FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS
“This is going to be a very expensive war, and Victory is not guaranteed ? for anyone," he wrote.
The trailer for the 2008 documentary about Hunter S. Thompson: "Gonzo."
In Song of the Sausage Creature Hunter Thompson captured everything that is wonderful about cafe racers. This review of Ducati's legendary 900 Supersport is perfect: ...When Cycle World called me to ask if I would road-test the new Harley Road King, I got uppity and said I'd rather have a Ducati superbike. Show More Summary
A man took his Hunter Thompson a little too seriously to heart at the Sonesta Resort in Hilton Head recently. He wasn’t feeling well “after taking a cocktail of drugs including hallucinogenic mushrooms” so he decided to crash on property. He...Show More Summary