Ralph Steadman, the painter, illustrator, longtime Rolling Stone contributor and Hunter S. Thompson foil, was not a typical 20th-century art figure. In “For No Good Reason,” director Charlie Paul attempts to construct a fittingly off-center documentary study, and while the effort is admirable, the result is a bit unwieldy, casting too wide a net to really plumb its subject’s depths, and defanging some of Steadman’s acid wit with an overly busy, hit-and-miss aesthetic approach. 581 more words
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“F— you and your cheap drunken whining,” writes Hunter S. Thompson in his foreword to Gonzo The Art, a collection of Ralph Steadman’s drawings. Back in 1971, Steadman had illustrated Thompson’s… 1,187 more words
This is a drawing made for me by my very lovely and talented girlfriend, Tori :)
Favorites from Dinah Fried‘s book Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals.