Hunter S. Thompson

Portnoy, The Geometry Of Wealth

Brian Portnoy, director of investment education at Virtus Investment Partners, has written a personal finance book that goes beyond mere finance. <i>The</i> …

Business

Hunter S. Thompson and the Sanity of Writers

I don’t know if it still behooves aspiring writers to enter short story contests, or if it ever did, but if you’re sending off a cover letter with a submission, take a page from the book of Hunter S. Thompson, whose birthday we celebrate today. Specifically, a page from the book <i>The Proud Highway</i><i>,</i> a …

Culture

Johnny Depp settles $25M lawsuit against The Management Group

Johnny Depp has settled his $25 million lawsuit against his former business managers, The Management Group (TMG). His representative confirmed to CBS …

Fantastic Beasts

Hunter S. Thompson’s Personal Hangover Cure (and the Real Science of Hangovers)

Last year, we brought you a description of Hunter S. Thompson’s daily drug and alcohol regimen, consisting of frightening amounts of cocaine and …

Alcohol

Hunter S. Thompson’s Ryan Leaf draft plea surfaces after bizarre run-in

Twenty years after the Colts passed on the NFL’s biggest cautionary tale, Ryan Leaf recently discovered he had an unlikely ally at the time: Hunter …

Washington State

Hunter S. Thompson urged Colts owner to draft Ryan Leaf over Peyton Manning in 1998

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) --Ryan Leaf, the quarterback passed over by the Indianapolis Colts in favor of Peyton Manning in 1998 says he recently received a …

NFL

The Crock Pot - Friday Edition (7/6/18)

Jarvis Landry: Josh Gordon Can Be “Unstoppable”<p>Hunter S. Thompson Urged Jim Irsay To Draft Ryan Leaf Over Peyton Manning<p>Man Gets Autographed Ball …

Andrew Luck

Random: Warren Sapp praised by ... Hunter S. Thompson?

I'll try to play this straight, for maximum effect: Former Bucs defensive tackle Warren Sapp drew praise from famed author and gonzo journalist …

NFL

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

LeBron James will be a Laker. Michael Holley and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss what that means for the Lakers and for the NBA. Also, the …

Lebron James

Hunter S. Thompson told Colts owner Jim Irsay to draft Ryan Leaf over Peyton Manning

What if Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay had taken the advice of journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson, received a $30 million loan from him and …

NFL

LOOK: Hunter S. Thompson implored Colts to draft Ryan Leaf over Peyton Manning

Fear and loathing in Indy? The great quarterback hunt? Yeah, those of you who are well versed in Hunter S. Thompson bookology know exactly where we …

NFL

Steve Gorman SPORTS!: Ryan Leaf

Ryan Leaf joins Steve and Jeffrey Gorman and tells the story of how he received a letter written by Hunter S. Thompson in 1998 telling Indianapolis …

Sports

Hunter S. Thompson Widow Plots Weed Strains Based on Author’s Pot

Hunter S. Thompson‘s widow, Anita Thompson, plans to grow and sell new strains of marijuana based on the bud the late author and <i>Rolling Stone</i> …

Cannabis

Johnny Depp reveals he actually spent $5m to shoot friend's ashes out of cannon and even MORE on wine

Early last year, Johnny Depp's ex-managers claimed the Hollywood actor's extravagant lifestyle led him to the brink of financial ruin - not their …

Celebrity (UK)

Exhibit on Hunter Thompson’s 1970 sheriff campaign begins tour at Aspen Historical Society

The story of Hunter S. Thompson's watershed 1970 campaign to become Pitkin County's top cop is retold in the new Aspen Historical Society exhibition …

Aspen

Nick Diaz Eats Magic Mushrooms On Social Media

Controversial fan favorite Nick Diaz is currently awaiting his next court date for a concerning alleged domestic assault, <b>details of which recently</b> …

Social Media

Hunter S. Thompson had some choice words for Tom Wolfe

It’s hardly the man in full, but the New York Public Library’s new Tom Wolfe exhibit has plenty of the right stuff.<p>On the heels of that literary …

News Industry

Cool for the Summer in Tinted Shades

Our prediction for the throwback sunglasses trend you'll be seeing all summer? Tinted shades in a range of primary hues like the red, yellow and blue …

Fashion

Famous Last Words-Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

20 χρόνια από την πρεμιέρα της ταινίας, ακούμε και διαβάζουμε τις περιπέτειες του Hunter S. Thompson στην σκοτεινή πλευρά της Αμερικής.....

Las Vegas

Tom Wolfe's most stylish suits

The writer in the white suit<p>In <i>Vogue</i> magazine in 1966<p>On the street in New York City in 1968<p>At a book party in 1972<p>In 1979<p>Posing for a portrait in …

New York City

The gags of a “gonzo” journalist. Hunter S. Thompson lit dynamite under beer kegs, sprayed unsuspecting people with Mace, blasted his assistant with a shotgun

The gags of a “gonzo” journalist. Hunter S. Thompson lit dynamite under beer kegs, sprayed unsuspecting people with Mace, blasted his assistant with …

Philosophy

Announcing the appointment of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

In keeping with the spirit of President Dennison’s appointment, I figure that the only possible choice for VA Secretary after Dr. Ronnie bowed out is …

Hunter S. Thompson

Bad Press is Better Than No Press

P.T. Barnum is reputed to have said, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.”As far as circuses are concerned, he was right. But the same holds true …

Writing

Writing Under the Influence

Over at the Paris Review website, the staff of the magazine has put together an entertaining and informative compendium of quotes from famous writers …

William S. Burroughs

Void Trip Channels Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson for an Intergalactic Psychedelic Road Trip

"They're low on fuel, they're low on food, and they're low on psychedelic space froot, but they're still determined to make it to the promised land: …

Comic Books

Troy Little bounces from Hunter S. Thompson to Rick and Morty

Following success creating the artwork for a new adaptation of <i>Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas</i>, P.E.I.'s Troy Little has snagged another hot gig: the …

Nova Scotia

Sean Penn on Quitting the Movie Business, His New First Novel, and #MeToo

CULTURE READ<p>In a bold career move, Sean Penn has picked up the pen with his new political satire “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff”. Vogue took the …

Mark Twain

10 Literary Holidays We Desperately Need

<i>Because it's Make Your Own Holiday Day, we did. A bunch of 'em, in fact.</i><b>Column</b> by <b>Peter Derk</b>Take a look at the calendar. Come up with your top three …

Lifestyle (Canada)

He was immortalized by Hunter S. Thompson for the wrong reasons. Now hear his story

He was an activist who confronted police brutality decades before the advent of Black Lives Matter. He was a friend and foil to legendary journalist …

Democratic Party

Asleep at the Test Screening? 'Rules Don't Apply' Investors Sue Arnon Milchan for Fraud

On top of neglecting Warren Beatty film, financiers say Milchan focused instead on bombs like “A Cure for Wellness,” “Assassin’s Creed”<p>A group of …

Johnny Depp