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This year marks the 60th anniversary of J.P. Donleavy’s  The Ginger Man. It was one of Thompson’s favorite novels. December 8th 1960 He wrote a letter to Donleavy regarding “a thing” called Helen. Which I believe turned out to be a radio play. (I’m open to correction on that) Here is the letter. December 8, 1960 […]

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Noel has been writing professionally for nearly ten years.  As a musician, he began his writing career as a blogger, reviewing records and interviewing bands.  He now works in creative advertising, writing copy for a wide range of media as well as scripting and producing short films and webisodes.  Currently, he’s working on two books: […]

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Simone Corday. Spent time in Hunter’s storm during his time at The Mitchell Brothers O’Farrell Theater. She’ll give a unique perspective on the ins and outs of the way he operated. You can see my review of her book, and our interview here. Simone Corday on The Separation of Hunter and Raoul. Hunter S. Thompson, A “Road […]

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Margaret Harrell first met Hunter when she was working on copy editing his first published book Hell’s Angels. They maintained a friendship for years after. She is an accomplished author herself, In-particularly of the Keep This Quiet series where Hunter gets a significant mention. For any and all information on Margaret, and where to buy […]

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Hunter S. Thompson has approximately 146 works in 398 publications in 16 languages. He has a huge following around the world which continues to grow even now, ten years after his death. In 2008 I was was toying with, and started a HST For Beginners series. The aim was to give anyone new to Hunter’s work […]

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William McKeen was one of the first to give his time to share his thoughts on The Separation of Hunter and Duke and Should Gonzo Journalism be Emulated. He has written two books about Hunter and numerous others on various other cool subjects. His site is here for all you need to know about him.. His […]

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“No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun – for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax – This won’t hurt.” It has […]