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
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Well, hello! At the weekend, I started reading ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, and what a weird ride that was. It seems bizarre to me that this book is heralded as a classic; everything that happens seems hallucinatory (which is the purpose), but it is to the point where nothing really made sense, and I am not actually sure what happened. 104 more words
A new Colorado museum is being planned to salute the life and legacy of noted “gonzo” journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson.
The best-selling writer’s widow, Anita Thompson, told… 174 more words