Alison Antekeier was apprehended in January at a hotel where she and companion Tommy Thompson were living near Boca Raton, Florida.
Extreme athlete Erik Roner‘s favorite quote came from Hunter S. Thompson: “Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death.” Roner, who starred in the MTV reality series Nitro Circus and was beloved in the extreme sports community, was killed when he collided with a tree during a skydiving demonstration at... Show More Summary
Today’s news has been dominated by the claim in Lord Ashcroft’s David Cameron biography that the Prime Minister once had sexual relations with a dead pig. Naturally Cameron has been the… Continue reading The post Has Ashcroft’s ‘unnamed Tory source’ been reading Hunter S Thompson? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This week we looked at all the new features of iOS 9, Apple’s latest software update for iPhones and iPads, learned what it’s like to live with an anxiety disorder, took a ride through bat country with Hunter S. Thompson, and more. Here’s a look back. Read more...
Johnny Depp is still doing his version of a media tour to promote his upcoming comeback flick Black Mass, and as the 52-year-old clearly stopped giving a sh-t around the time that Hunter S. Thompson offed himself, it's made for someShow More Summary
You're a treasure hunter who's illegally sold about $50 million in loot and gone into hiding—now what do you keep with you? According to a court filing today in the case of Tommy Thompson, the answer is 16 photo IDs, 43 cellphones, six thumb drives, 15 prepaid phone cards,...
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Hunter S. Thompson isn’t exactly known as a saint, nor do people tend to look to the drug-loving, slightly crazed journalist for life advice. However, through his fringe lifestyle and off-the-beaten-path outlook he’s provided plenty of advice on living that apply to all of us. Read more...
Houston Chronicle: I own guns. I am a bird hunter, and I own shotguns for that purpose. I also own a single-action, six-shot revolver loaded with shotshells as protection against poisonous snakes on our small piece of land in the country, where copperheads are as common as mosquitoes. My father taught me to shoot guns […]
The writer/artist gets inside the infamous gonzo journalist's head for his adaptation of Thompson's seminal work.
By John Greenfield I like to think of myself as a gonzo transportation journalist, the Hunter S. Thompson of pedestrian, transit and bike writing. After all, I’m the guy who wrote the book “Bars Across America: Drinking and Biking From Coast to Coast.” But I steer clear of drunk cycling, and I’ve had little experience […]
"The Crazy Never Die" is a 30-minute, straight-to-video documentary from the late 1980s about Hunter S. Thompson in which we see the good Doctor on the loose at several speaking engagements, The Examiner newspaper, the infamous Mitchell...Show More Summary
Sarah Palin Will Interview Donald Trump Tonight http://t.co/cmpSJiqL2u pic.twitter.com/UiRQKBctpE — Mediaite (@Mediaite) August 28, 2015 Somewhere, Molly Ivins and Hunter Thompson are sharing a beer, shaking their heads about how easy...Show More Summary
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 JustLuxe.com
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 […]
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.
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 / Shutterstock.com
"One of the most important things is to recognize that we do have this mounting violence in us, and then to find the reasons."
Thompson spent a year on and off the road with the Angels' San Francisco and Oakland chapters [ more › ]