Simone Book

Out of all the folks Iv’e had the pleasure of dealing with since this site began Simone Corday is one of my favorites. Simone came to know Hunter during his time at the O’Farrell Theatre, where at the time she was a stripper. She is author of “9 1/2 Years Behind the Green Door, A Memoir: A […]

Animals Whores

Hunter’s birthday is nearly upon us. Blogs of all kinds will be popping up on my Google alert emails, all with different and interesting takes on Hunter S. Thompson. Fans of HST will come out of the woodwork for this day, blogs will be hot with comments and memories of Hunter. Glasses will be raised […]

Breakfast

It’s here folks. The ultimate televisual feast for all fans of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Breakfast with Hunter Vol. 2 Animals, Whores & Dialogue by Wayne Ewing, is available for purchase now and shipping on July 13, this 2010. So if you fancy yourself a fan of HST, (and lets face it you wouldn’t be here […]

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For a while now there has been a question about what issue of Rolling Stone magazine did Hunter’s obituary of Timothy Leary appear in. The answer is that it appeared in issue 740, August 8th 1996. It appeared in the form of a letter to Jann Wenner , tucked away on page 14. You can […]

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The magazines we get today like Time or Newsweek although have a history they are largely mainstream. They give us the usual lo-down on what is going on in the world but not much more.  Peter Richardson sheds some light on how it used be done with his book about Ramparts magazine A Bomb in Every Issue: How […]

Simone

I’m not going to call this a review because it has taken the shape of some thoughts on a book. So let’s call it that. Some thoughts on Simone Corday’s  9 ½ Years Behind the Green Door. Many thanks to Simone for taking the time to do this. The lady on the cover of Simone’s […]

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Here’s the interview I did with William McKeen a few months ago for Beat Scene Magazine. Many thanks to William for taking the time to answer my questions. The Photo credits are as follows.. The first two black and white photos by Don Bruce. The color photo William McKeen. The last black and white photo […]