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American Nightmares - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S. Thompson Let's Rock Book Review

What hits you with this book is the visceral thrill of riding through the Nevada desert in an old roofless Cadillac with the warm desert wind blowing into your face as you head to the messed up town of Las Vegas in a more messed up state and the intention of messing everything up in the process. 484 more words

Book Review

Blogiversary Bash 2015: Epileptic Moondancer

Well, here we are again at the start of another week, kiddos. This week is a little sad though. Why? Because it is the last week of this year’s… 1,050 more words

Collaborations

All The Times Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson Was Portrayed In Pop Culture

Hunter S. Thompson, the iconoclastic gonzo journalist and one-time candidate for sheriff of Pitkin County, CO, would have been 78 on Saturday. His method of writing that put him squarely in the center of the stories he was covering made him a popular figure not just in journalism but in entertainment, too. 1,019 more words

Movies

Bust out the tequila, mescaline and ether, it's Hunter S Thompson's birthday. Quotes from the font of Gonzo wisdom

“Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested.”  560 more words

Documentary

30 Lessons for a Life on the Edge from Hunter S. Thompson

He spent a year living with the notorious Hell’s Angels during the ‘60s before writing a book about it. He took a drug-fueled road trip to Vegas that became the novel that launched him to fame as a gonzo journalist. 867 more words

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