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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

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7/23/15

I was wrong.

Ralph Steadman is Dexter Morgan, not Patrick Bateman. Dexter’s appeal is that of the sane serial killer. The psychopathy, as denounced in Johnny Depp’s back-cover quotation for… 392 more words

Ralph Steadman

7/22/15

Five issues into a library copy of Kyle Baker and the late Robert Morales’s collected Captain America: Truth miniseries, I decided I would buy it. 613 more words

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Fear and Loathing in 204 pages

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

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Aspen-Area Museum Planned to Salute Hunter S. Thompson

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

The marlin, a very mean fish (HST)

The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson (author) & Ralph Steadman (illustrator)

The last two posts were about this book but I want to share one last quote. 134 more words

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