Posts Tagged: Hunter S. Thompson
It’s hard to say when I first became aware of Bud Smith’s writing. I’m sure it was online; his work is fairly ubiquitous here—an essay here, a poem there, a short story someplace else. He’s got a few books under his belt to boot, the stellar F-250 and Calm Face, as well as the most recent, Dust Bunny City, for which his wife, Rae Buleri, did the brilliant illustrations....more
In this animated short, Hunter S. Thompson introduces us (and Studs Terkel, his interviewer) to the Oakland Hell’s Angels, who he spent a year with—and who showed him the hard way that they apparently know a lot of karate....more
It’s not like it’s the first time the book has come around in a different medium, so why not comics?
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a deeply visual book, and while Terry Gilliam’s film adaptation is nothing if not visually stimulating, it lacks some of the power of Thompson’s language....more
In celebration of The Rum Diary hitting theaters at the end of this month, Playboy has created a new channel devoted to Hunter S. Thompson. “The Rum Diary Gonzo Channel” features a number of the author’s “most memorable stories” from the magazine, along with “Thompson-inspired pieces and articles.”...more
In June 1964 Hunter S. Thompson wrote a, for lack of a better word, gonzo letter to President Lyndon Johnson from the Holiday Inn in Pierre, South Dakota...more