Hunter S. Thompson

You Could Own an Ultra-Rare Motorcycle from the Brand that Failed to Kill Hunter S. Thompson

The Godfather of Gonzo loved a wild ride on a Vincent motorcycle.<p>Hunter S. Thompson once said that if you rode a Vincent "at top speed for any length of time, you would almost certainly die." Never one to take his own advice, the journalist had several torrid affairs with the brand over the years. …

The Ten Book Challenge

Here’s the premise and the reason behind this writing challenge:<p>I wanted to beat writers block and as any writer knows, the best way to get writing …

William S. Burroughs

If Eagles can bottle their energy again, all bets are off against Vikings | David Murphy

The footage that emerged from the aftermath looked like a Hunter S. Thompson home video, a football player in full uniform doing interviews in a …

Jalen Mills

5 famous writers who killed themselves

Last week I found myself in one of those internet spirals (you know, where one click leads to another and so on) and I ended up stumbling across a …

Literature

Good Morning, Here's Quavo, Takeoff, Travis Scott, and a Giant Lizard

They appeared on 'Kimmel' last night.<p>Quavo and Travis Scott released a collaborative project under the joint moniker Huncho Jack recently, and last night they showed up on the US late night TV show <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> to play their track "Eye 2 Eye."<p>Backed by <i>Fear and Loathing</i>-esque illustrations (in …

Music

Handlebar maximum measurements challenged

Arbitrary maximum heights and widths for motorcycle handlebars have no basis in science or safety research, yet many jurisdictions place maximum …

Watch Quavo and Travis Scott Perform 'Eye 2 Eye' on 'Kimmel'

andvisited to perform “Eye 2 Eye” from their recent collaboration album<p>The two artists rapped against a backdrop designed like a desert at twilight, …

Travis Scott

Is this the most honest new business book?

by Michael Bailey<p><i>Sticky Fingers</i> is an exhaustively researched, remarkably candid biography of Jann Wenner, who 50 years ago started the world's first …

Penguin Random House

Quavo and Travis Scott make national TV debut as Huncho Jack on Kimmel: Watch

Last month, Quavo and Travis Scott teamed up for their collaborative album <i>Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho</i>. The duo stopped by <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> on Tuesday …

Music

Watch Hunter S. Thompson on 1967 TV game show "To Tell The Truth"

A year after Hunter S. Thompson published his pioneering gonzo journalism book "Hell's Angels," he appeared on the wonderful TV game show "To Tell …

Lester Bangs and the Soul of Rock Criticism

In the late nineteen-sixties, when rock criticism was first coming into its own as a discipline, it was a fairly macho, druggy, godless scene. There were no real precedents for the work, and even fewer institutional guideposts, which meant that the possibility for true ingenuity was high. The …

Culture

How Ralph Steadman, Travis Scott, And Quavo Brought Fear And Loathing To A New Generation

The first time the world saw Travis Scott and Quavo's <i>Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho</i> cover art, it didn't come with a bang, but with a signature scratchy …

MTV

ESL Warmer: Finish the Quote

Finish the Quote is a simple way to start a new topic or unit with adult or teen students. In this activity you give students half of a quote about …

Motivation

100+ Famous Authors and Their Writing Spaces

Hans Christian Andersen<p>“<i>Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead</i>.”<p>Harlan Ellison<p>“<i>If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you;</i> …

Literature

Darren McMullen Is Terrible At Wrapping Presents, But Trying To Get Better

Darren McMullen is a Scottish-born TV host and music journalist probably best known for hosting <i>The Voice Australia.</i> Currently, he hosts USA Network’s <i>NFL Football Maniac</i>, which follows McMullen as he journeys across the U.S. to delve deep into the culture of American football and find a team to call …

TV

Newly opened American Writers Museum celebrates journalists, too

<b>A place for journalism</b> was never a foregone conclusion at a new museum that celebrates the nation’s best and most important authors. Journalism, …

Journalism

BOOZE BLOG REBELLION: The bitter song

Charleston received its worst blanket of snow this week since the Apocalypse. I fell flat on my damn ass a few days ago and probably cracked a rib. …

Ole Miss Rebels

Life in the Fast Lane

THE RECENT NEWS that <i>Rolling Stone</i> publisher Jann Wenner was putting his majority stake in the magazine up for sale wasn’t surprising. Like many other …

Books

Kickboxer: Retaliation Trailer: Van Damme Smokes a Pipe!

Good news, fans of movies with casts that make you say, “Hmm??” There’s a <i>Kickboxer: Retaliation</i> trailer with your name on it! This all new action …

Martial Arts

18 Things to Try In 2018

<b>Floating</b> – As a float enthusiast this is atop the list for a reason…. <i>it is awesome</i>. Float tanks – also known as <i>sensory deprivation tanks</i> – are one of …

Joe Rogan

6 of New York’s Classic Cocktail Bars and Their Famous Signature Recipes - Chowhound

There are many who lament the disappearance of New York City’s iconic restaurants, bars, and storefronts as owners succumb to high rent and operating …

Jim Morrison

Addiction and Gambling

Do you know what it’s like to look down at a stack of cards and think, <i>Just one more hand</i> … even though that’s what you told yourself an hour ago?<p>If …

Mental Health

This Is A List, Because They Matter Part II: Raul’s Top Ten Indie Horror Picks Of 2017

This is meant to serve as a combination of the best and my favorite indie horror films from 2017, the ones that are typically referred to as …

Evil Dead

Our commitment to journalism is the difference

Our newsroom and our industry were far different places 43 years ago when Wayne Glowacki first joined the <i>Free Press</i>.<p>It was a time when every newsroom …

Journalism

All the Environmental Non-Fiction Books I Meant to Read This Year

Environmental non-fiction can be a tough slog, as the subject matter is often grim. It takes the most engaging, insightful authors to break through …

Environment

This System Will Supercharge Your Productivity

Make 2018 your most productive year ever.<p>Do you know that feeling? You have to do something, but somehow you just don’t do it? That’s …

Productivity

Ed Rudisell Is Causing A Stir

Can you believe this guy sits at the helm of a local culinary empire that includes Siam Square, Black Market, Rook, and a forthcoming tiki bar? …

Indianapolis

50 years of ‘Rolling Stone,’ and the swinging ‘60s on ‘The Crown’

Signs at the New York premiere of the HBO documentary film The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee. (photo credit: CINDY ORD / GETTY …

Israel

L.A. mental health worker takes credit for horse manure package left at Steven Mnuchin’s house

LOS ANGELES >> A clinical psychologist with the county of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health has taken credit for the package of horse manure …

Steven Mnuchin