I never had an opinion or any interest in Hugh Hefner.  My only interest lay in Hunter’s connection to Playboy magazine. The fact that Playboy only became legal here in Ireland in 1995 probably didn’t help. Enough of that bullshit. I’m not going to launch in to any obituary or tearful regret. My purpose on […]

I have always found the life of any book interesting. It is fascinating to track and research the history of a book, from it’s release to it’s newest form. It didn’t occur to me for some time to research the process involved in getting one published. Hunter’s book Better Than Sex. Confessions of a Political […]

Since Ralph Steadman and his posse recently revealed their Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Savage Journey print. (Signed and Numbered, limited to 150) I’ve been inundated with questions about the print and other works by Mr Steadman. Rather than take hours answering emails I’ll direct you to his site here or his Facebook page for […]

It is Jack Nicholson’s birthday today. If you have a copy of Hunter’s Kingdom of Fear have a read of Fear and Loathing at Jack’s House. The Loneliest Place in The World.  It begins with….  Happy Birthday, Jack!

There hasn’t been much these days to motivate, or send me diving for a computer to put anything up here.  While a lot of research goes on in the background I have been lazy, to say the least, with sharing anything on the site. Until….  Yesterday I got word that this (see above image) would […]

Hells Buyer

  To be a bit fussy about it fifty years marks the anniversary of the book being published which will be in early 2017. The whole thing began as an article commissioned by Carey McWilliams. It was published in The Nation Newspaper (or magazine depending on how fussy one is) on 17th May 1965. Hunter […]

One of the great things about skulking around in the world of Hunter S.Thompson and collecting is the great people I get to meet, chat, and deal with. Brian Chambers of Furtherrr is one of these people. We were introduced by a fellow HST collector / twisted freak on the East Coast. One of Brian’s […]