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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]