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What is Gonzo?

 Originally published on NHC Music 08/06/2014

‘What is Gonzo?’ by Hunter S Thompson (foreword by C.T Herron)

   One of the most frequently asked questions of me, after ‘Where is your accent from?’* and ‘How do you keep your Mohawk standing up?’** is, ‘What is gonzo?’ (I have the gonzo logo tattooed on my left arm, parallel to the NHCG cross on my right). 3,536 more words

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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson

Before he became famous as the “gonzo” journalist who wrote Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, and before he became the model for the drug-addled, gun-crazy Uncle Duke in… 720 more words

Non-Fiction

A Movie A Day #55: Where The Buffalo Roam (1980, directed by Art Linson)

At his Colorado ranch, journalist Hunter S. Thompson (Bill Murray) is up against a deadline.  He has to finish his story about his friendship with the radical lawyer and activist, Carlo Lazlo (Peter Boyle).   400 more words

Film

Hell's Angels (1966) Review

A modern day reincarnation of the James Gang sitting low in the saddle of a steel horse. Gone are the six-shooter Colt .45’s, replaced by chains, tire irons, and any other object that’s main purpose and intent isn’t a weapon, but can be. 441 more words

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On This Day: Hunter S. Thompson Dies

Journalist Hunter S. Thompson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on this day in 2005. The author of such works as Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs… 152 more words

Books

Out at 67 (For the Good Doctor)

Out at 67
Now riding on a star
Hitching across the cosmos
To an outlaw biker bar 61 more words

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Friday Face-Off – 17th February 2017

Friday Face-Off is an idea originally thought up by Books By Proxy which I stole from the fantastic The Tattooed Book Geek. The idea originally was to compare UK and US covers based on an assigned theme each week and choose the winning cover. 151 more words

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