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Letter to Hume, H.S.T.

April 22, 1958
57 Perry Street
New York City

Dear Hume,

You ask advice: ah, what a very human and very dangerous thing to do! For to give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania.

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Shit We Like

Hunter S. Thompson quotes

A list written by: Lee Sonogan

One of the best writers that has influenced me. The creator of Gonzo Journalism, his writing pushes boundaries. Personal and rant like, he was able to write some of the most interesting dialog and quotes ever. 507 more words

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Snow Day

Yes, the rumors are true—I will gladly dress up as a clown and terrorize your children. But as a ghost, do the laws of nature even allow me to physically apply makeup and slip on a costume other than the outfit that I died in? 3,131 more words

Politics

The American nightmare

If Charlie Manson checked into the Safari tomorrow morning, nobody would hassle him as long as he tipped big.Hunter S. Thompson, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream”

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Agitprop

The Edge … There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. 49 more words

Nonfiction

… Frank Mankiewicz … talking in the past, present or future when he said … that he learned from Robert Kennedy that “the practice of American politics … can be both joyous and honorable.” … I think it’s important  67 more words

Nonfiction

See, I didn’t realize until about halfway through the campaign that people believed this stuff. I assumed that like the people I was around, and like myself, they were getting their primary coverage of the campaign from newspapers, television, radio, the traditional media. 138 more words

Nonfiction