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Complicity, fear, and the death of the dream

I’d not read Hunter Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in at least twenty years and I’m not sure if before this week I’d ever actually finished the thing. 1,332 more words


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Review)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I wanted to like this one. I really did. I can remember the movie being funny (although it has been a while since I’ve seen it) and figured the book would be better, because that’s usually the case. 400 more words


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

This book is one long drug binge. The main character stocks up on everything he can think of and goes to Vegas to cover a story. 185 more words

Book Reviews

HST--Writing routine

Hunter S. Thompson became one of my literary idols when I was nineteen years old. Reading Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas changed my life…in good ways and bad. 53 more words


Everything is out of control or is that just the drugs!

Hunter S. Thompson and Joan Didion do an amazing job making the reader a pat of their world while confusing them at the same time. In Thompson’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, the imagery used makes you feel like you are there on the gambling floor of Circus-Circus. 307 more words