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While best-known for making reliable motorcycles for the average consumer, it also made sportier models like the 650 cc lightning (which captured the attention of Hunter S. Thompson, who used his to ride with the Hells Angels). The company got its ...
Every president ought to hire smart chaps like me and pay us fantastic salaries to teach them the ropes when it comes to meeting voters' expectations, coping with rival politics in times of national economic difficulties, fending off negative ...

Earlier, the remains of the writer Hunter S Thompson were fired from a cannon on top of a 45m tower in Colorado. Others have requested their ashes be mixed into fireworks, ground into gems for loved ones or even turned into items such as a frisbee ...
This is merely opinion, which I do not share. I have read him....I have researched him. I don't like what I have read. Hunter S. Thompson is also supposedly a "great" literary read, can't stand him either. Given your arrogance, I can see why you are ...
"With the possible exception of things like box scores, race results, and stock market tabulations, there is no such thing as objective journalism.
In 2003, Hunter S. Thompson wrote an ESPN column that described Raider Nation as "the sleaziest and rudest and most sinister mob of thugs and whackos ever assembled in such numbers under a single 'roof,' so to speak, anywhere in the English-speaking ...

Earlier the remains of the journalist and writer Hunter S Thompson were fired from a cannon on top of a 150ft tower in Colorado.
We've included an easy one below, and we guarantee it'll help you slay the holiday party circuit. And in case the cover art rings a bell: It was designed by Ralph Steadman, who did the seminal cover of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
A Donald Trump campaign rally is a cross between an evangelical tent meeting, a pilgrimage to Lourdes and a Tea Party convention. With lots of white, middle-class angst.
Foul-mouthed celebrity chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain arrives in Detroit this Sunday, October 30, for the Fox Theatre stop on his whirlwind live tour, "The Hunger.
Bourdain, who has a gift for connecting with his idols on screen, visits Ralph Steadman - artist and confidant of the late Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson - to talk counterculture and Boris Johnson's marvelously bad hair. The host rounds off the ...
Even though Gema passed away at such a young age, she did have plenty of time to develop a philosophy of living life that can be summed up in this borrowed quote by Hunter S. Thompson. Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of ...
The cover is by Ralph Steadman, the illustrator of Hunter S Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Inside are pictures of stained napkins and cigarette butts, the bloody heads of game birds, and all manner of grubby plates.
I got into bob dylan at a young age and his songs probably inspired me to be a writer more than anyone else's works, at least until I discovered Hunter S. Thompson. It's cool to see Dylan win the Nobel prize for literature. But I could make an even ...
BOOK REVIEW: Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson by Jann S. Wenner and Corey Seymour (Back Bay Books) 2007. As I've noted in recent articles and reviews featured here at Red Dirt Report, the late, great gonzo writer Hunter S. Thompson has been ...
Hunter S. Thompson eulogized President Richard Nixon as a man "evil in a way that only those who believe in the physical reality of the Devil can understand it.

Las Vegas was the home of "fear and loathing", Hunter S Thompson wrote more than 40 years ago in the novel that he described as a savage journey to the heart of the American dream.
What a great magazine: Hunter S. Thompson essentially invented Gonzo journalism in the pages of Rolling Stone in the early 1970s, and as the magazine grew, it nurtured some of the best writers of that era and the amazing work of chief photographer ...
The Transmetropolitan comic depicts the cigarette-fueled journalistic rampage of Spider Jerusalem, a Hunter S. Thompson inspired curmudgeon.
Two of their most famous journalists, Hunter S. Thompson and Michael Hastings, both died while on the job. Michael Hastings died in a mysterious car explosion after telling a friend he was "onto a big story" for Rolling Stone and he had to "go off the ...
Beer: the great equalizer. The almighty inspiration behind so many great works of art, literature, film, and one-night stands. It's no wonder that so many prominent voices have pontificated about the good drink throughout the ages.
Later, in a moment that almost harkened back to Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," when Hunter tells a hitchhiker, "We're you're friends, we're not like the others," Trump said he was "ashamed with what's happened to our country ...
If you bottled up Hunter S. Thompson, your beloved grandma and The Real Housewives, you'd have Coquette (formerly Coketalk), a Los Angeles party girl turned mysterious advice columnist, who's known for her sassy, biting straight talk about nice guys, ...
To paraphrase Hunter S. Thompson, I want to make a promise to you, the reader. We put the bastards of this world on notice ; we do not have your best interests at heart.
So it wasn't all for a lark, a chance for an inside glimpse at a reviled profession, followed up by a mocking tome with a Hunter S. Thompson-esque subtitle. Noah Richler's The Candidate: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, an account of his run ...
Colette Pearce, a friend since college, believes that if Hunter S. Thompson were alive today, he would finally admit that it has gotten weird enough.
Designed by famed architect William Douglas Lee, the 1929 architectural gem has served as a home-away-from-home for much of Tinseltown's elite, from Hunter S. Thompson and James Dean to Britney Spears and Scarlett Johansson. So when Los ...
On July 11, four Dalit boys were publicly beaten for transporting a cow carcass in Una, Gujarat. A video of this was shot and it went viral on the internet.
Hunter S. Thompson attributed those words to Al Davis, and whether it was a verbatim quote or not, it certainly encapsulates how Davis' Raiders went about roster construction for most of his tenure as the team's owner and general manager until his ...
Happy weekend, my babies! What-say we take a break from evil clowns and hurricanes and male presidential candidates grabbing women by the hoo-ha for something a bit more civilized?
"Jesus! Where will it end? How low do you have to stoop in this country to be president?" - Hunter S. Thompson, "Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72".
Suffering through snatches and pieces of the vice-presidential debate - enduring every painful minute of it, with apologies to Hunter S. Thompson, would have required the soul of a lizard - it was easy to sense the nation's schisms, and fear for its ...
Shaming Lindsay Lohan or Courtney Love for their drug use becomes a little more uncomfortable when we note that men like Keith Richards, Hunter S. Thompson or, yes, Kurt Cobain all attained hero status by getting wasted at work. Sure, some men do ...
In my writing, I am usually reticent to invite any comparison to Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Not just as a huge fan with the sense not to compare himself to such a literary giant, but as a recreational drug user with nowhere near Dr.
Deadheads and Merry Pranksters recognize Jerome "Jerry" Garcia as a highly influential inhabitant of San Francisco's legendary Haight-Ashbury district in the 1960s.
I'd like to share a beer with Van Gogh, Christ, Dylan, Hunter S. Thompson, or even Hitler. I'd also like to chat with Ben Franklin.
This crime and a criticism of the "outrage stories" that it generated in the press are at the beginning of an essay for The Nation titled "The Motorcycle Gangs: Portrait of an Outsider Underground" by Hunter S. Thompson, then a struggling journalist ...
Just prior, Kevin Simonson will discuss his personal experiences and interactions with Hunter S. Thompson, as well as some insights he has from having met the key players involved in the film adaptation of Thompson's work, including the tale of how the ...
Rosenberg will introduce the film "A Gourmet Weed Dinner at Hunter S. Thompson's House." Montreal-based Svatek will introduce his documentary on chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana, recently named the best restaurant in the world.
Even more so than four years ago, 2016 has showcased a crop of political reporters who take a dramatically different approach from the boys-on-the-bus ethos of earlier generations stretching from David Broder to Hunter S. Thompson through Dan Balz.
In the application, Evans highlighted the store's "leading events program," which has played host to legends like Allen Ginsburg (in his last reading before his passing), Timothy Leary, Hunter S. Thompson (who was shadowed by Johnny Depp, researching ...
His reasoning, he said, can be summed up by a poster at his desk that features a quote by gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson: "Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but ...
Shipwreck, the prolific British writer's new series with veteran comic artist Phil Hester at AfterShock Comics, is in the grand tradition of previous Ellis works like Transmetropolitan (where "cyberpunk Hunter S. Thompson with a gun that makes you poop ...
Barney Frank, Longmire series author Craig Johnson, Mary Alice Monroe, marriage equality advocate Jim Obergefell, Ann B. Ross, Hugo Award winner John Scalzi, Juan F. Thompson, son of famed Kentuckian Hunter S. Thompson, and bestselling author ...
I wrote letters like Hunter S. Thompson in my early teens, detailed stories like Tom Wolfe in college and tales today like those told by the Beat Generation.
"When the going gets weird," legendary journalist Hunter S. Thompson once wrote, "the weird turn pro." So, it makes sense that Thompson's friend and collaborator, British artist and iconoclast Ralph Steadman, should have illustrated a new poster for ...
BOOK REVIEW: The Joke's Over: Bruised Memories - Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson and Me by Ralph Steadman (Harcourt Books) 2006.
Even when his films are riddled with outsized Johnny Depp performances suggesting his character is a giant bottle of liquid eye-liner who sounds like Hunter S. Thompson, or the eye-searing visuals appear to be based off the silk-screened design on a ...
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