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

Before Johnny Depp, before Bill Murray, before Timothy Crouse and before Fear and Loathing, there was a fearless journalist who was one helluva writer.

Though he’ll be remembered, loved or loathed for the self-invented, arguably semi-moronic,  genre of Gonzo Journalism, Hunter S. Thompson was as singular a Continue reading

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The Rum Diary
Hunter S. Thompson

Rum_DiaryAre the gods toying with me?

Paul Kemp, the narrator of this Lost Weekendknock-off of a novel probably wouldn’t ask that question. But his not so distant descendants–the narrators of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Curse of Lono–might.

The trouble is, those narrators are all more Continue reading