After steppin’ out of the game, we the good peole at HSTBooks, have decided to step back in again. Sounds like a nightmarish version of Lanigan’s Ball doesn’t it? There will be a few changes to our mission. We all read people of this ilk to find in them some of ourselves dont we? As […]
I’m not sure if it is a little known fact or not but Don Johnson gives Hunter a lot of Credit with the creation of the TV show Nash Bridges. In an interview with Contact Music.com Johnson said – “My neighbour and friend, God rest his soul, Hunter Thompson and I were sitting around talking about television. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
(From Gadfly) “Created in February 1997, Gadfly launched as a full-size print publication in January 1998, morphed into a heftier bi-monthly in the fall of ’99, and folded with the March/April ’01 issue. Called “odd, eccentric and eclectic” by The Washington Post, the Reader selected Gadfly in 1999 for best Cultural Coverage for their Eleventh Annual Alternative Press Awards. “Gadfly’s stupendous […]
Hunter wrote this essay in 1955 for The Athenaeum Literary Association’s bound yearbook, it won third prize in The Nettleroth contest. Great writing for an 18 year old, and makes for a funny read too. Young people of America, awake from your slumber of indolence and hark-en the call of the future! Do you realise […]