Hunter S. Thompson



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10 Geeky Things I Want to Do Before I Die — What Are Yours?

I came up with the idea of the F*** It! List almost eight years ago, when I was going through some particularly rough treatment for cancer. For some reason, The Playbook of Awkward Attempts to Make You Feel Better seems to have a section in there that recommends your friends and family bring up the […]

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The Weekly Static S01E11: Gonzo, Guy Fawkes, And George R.R. Martin

Lookin’ at my Gucci, it’s about that time — so welcome back to The Weekly Static! Now just hold on, give me a second — I know it’s around here somewhere… here it is! In case you’re new to the neighborhood, let me get you squared away with a heads-up about what this is all about: The Weekly […]

MGM Developing Hunter S. Thompson Series With ‘Get Shorty’ Holmes

So it would seem that when the going gets weird, the weird also turn MGM Television. The studio is moving ahead with development of a series based on the life of famed “Gonzo journalist” Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Written by Bob Nelson (Nebraska), the project is part of an overall deal MGM Television has with […]

Hunter S. Thompson Burns Christmas Tree; Parts Of His Home In Archival Video

As Open Culture noted, writer Hunter S. Thompson — focus of the films Where The Buffalo Roam and Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas — made a tradition of setting his Christmas tree on fire following the holidays. In 1990, Thompson taped the burning while evading an interview with Time reporter Sam Allis. In the […]



Top Shelf And Troy Little Bring Us Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas In October

Hunter S. Thompson’s work is coming to the comic book world thanks to Top Shelf Productions! I’m talking about a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas graphic novel. Being one of Top Shelf’s most-anticipated new projects, Hunter S. Thompson’s brilliant work is being released in a full color hardcover this October. Adapted by Troy Little, […]

Top Shelf and Troy Little To Adapt Hunter S. Thompson

What were we doing out here…? What was the meaning of this trip? Did I actually have a big red convertible out there on the street? Was I just roaming around these Mint Hotel escalators in a drug frenzy of some kind, or had I really come out here to Las Vegas to work on […]