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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 […]

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New York, Hunter spent some time there in the 50s and 60s. If you ever find yourself there and don’t want to do any of the usual tourist things, why not take a tour of the places where Hunter lived or stayed when his was there. Here’s a list of addresses where he stayed. Just […]

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Margaret Harrell, in my opinion is a rarity in any world, let alone the HST world. Two of her 9 or 10 books include significant fodder for the discerning  Hunter S. Thompson fan. She is a rarity because shortly after you begin reading you realize she is hiding nothing. Her honesty is refreshing. She puts herself at the mercy of […]

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I’m not sure if I’m comfortable using the word review. Lets say I’m sharing my thoughts. So here are my thoughts on Margaret Harrell’s latest addition to her memoirs,  Keep This Quiet Too!: More Adventures with Hunter S. Thompson, Milton Klonsky, Jan Mensaert (Volume 2 I won’t go on and on. Ya’ll know I’m a fan of Her […]

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There are folks who enjoy reading Hunter Thompson’s work and are happy to leave it there. Then there are those who want more. More being a need to know as much about Hunter’s process as possible, the nitty-gritty, who helped him?  Who influenced him? Call them freaks if that’s your pleasure, Gonzo freaks. I’m one. We […]