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Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo Journalist
Remembering Dr. Gonzo
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"The music business is a long shallow money trench, a plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs. And there is also a negative side."
HST Self Portrait
Hunter Thompson Memorable Quotes
If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up.
In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
Hunter Stockton Thompson by DSTRBO
Hunter S. Thompson Books
Fear and Loathing graphic design prints and apparel for men and women.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Movie Trailer and Clips
In this 1998 movie directed by Terry Gilliam, Johnny Depp plays Hunter S Thompson and Benicio Del Toro plays his lawyer and partner in crime.
The big-screen version of Hunter S. Thompson's seminal psychedelic classic about his road trip across Western America as he and his large Samoan lawyer searched desperately for the "American dream"... they were helped in large part by the huge amount of drugs and alcohol kept in their convertible, The Red Shark.
Hunter S. Thompson Quotes
More Recent Quotes from 2003
'Extreme behavior in Aspen,' Feb. 3, 2003
"We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear -- fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts, or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer."
`Love in a Time of War,' March 31, 2003
"It is hard to ignore the prima facie dumbness that got us bogged down in this nasty war in the first place. This is not going to be like Daddy's War, old sport. He actually won, and he still got run out of the White House nine months later.. . The whole thing sucks. It was wrong from the start, and it is getting wronger by the hour."
`A Sad Week in America,' April 10, 2003
"Three journalists have died in Baghdad. . . American troops are killing journalists in a profoundly foreign country, under cover of a war being fought for savage, greed-crazed reasons that most of them couldn't explain or even understand."
"What the hell is going on here? How could this once-proud nation have changed so much, so drastically, in only a little more than two years. In what seems like the blink of an eye, this George Bush has brought us from a prosperous nation at peace to a broke nation at war."
`Big Darkness,' July 22, 2003
"But wow! This goofy child president we have on our hands now. He is demonstrably a fool and a failure, and this is only the summer of '03. The American nation is in the worst condition I can remember in my lifetime, and our prospects for the immediate future are even worse. . . The Bush family must be very proud of themselves today, but I am not. Big Darkness, soon come. Take my word for it."
`The Nation's Capital,' July 29, 2003
"The utter collapse of this Profoundly criminal Bush conspiracy will come none too soon for people like me. . . The massive plundering of the U.S. Treasury and all its resources has been almost on a scale that is criminally insane, and has literally destroyed the lives of millions of American people and American families. Exactly. You and me, sport -- we are the ones who are going to suffer, and suffer massively. This is going to be just like the Book of Revelation said it was going to be -- the end of the world as we knew it."
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Designer "It Never Got Weird Enough for Me"
Hunter S. Thompson Tribute T-Shirts and Gifts.
Where the Buffalo Roam - Fan Movie Trailer
Did you know there was another movie based on the Hunter S Thompson book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas? In 1980 Bill Murray played hunter in the film Where the Buffalo Roam. Check him out in this fan made trailer.
Hunter Thompson DVDs
Bill Murray is in his early-career, shambling glory as Hunter S. Thompson, the gonzo journalist with a fondness for Wild Turkey and firearms.
I love The Criterion Collection. This series has consistently produced the finest DVDs I've seen, with the richest and most detailed bonus materials, geared towards film lovers and even filmmakers.
On a business trip to Las Vegas, renegade journalist Raoul Duke and his friend Dr. Gonzo must resort to the unthinkable and try to act normally - now in stunning Blue Ray HD.
Hunter was knowns for his iconic fishing hat, cigarette holder
and cool aviator sunglasses.
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HST FIshing Hat
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HST Documentary DVD
Oscar winning director Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Taxi to the Dark Side) presents a probing look into the uncanny life of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson inventor of gonzo journalism and author of the landmark Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Accompanied by an iconic soundtrack, this fast moving, wildly entertaining film addresses the major touchstones in Thompson s life from his intense and ill fated relationship with the Hell s Angels to his deep involvement in Senator George McGovern s 1972 presidential election.
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