Reviews // 5 Articles
News // 2 Articles
The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...
Fear and Loathing in the Belly of La Chupacabra: Dr. Hunter S. Thompson 1937-2005
20 Feb 2005 // 7:00 PM
The problem was the '60s. Even as that hoary decade recedes faster and faster into the past, the red-shift switching to magenta and eventually to a deep painful purple, the echoes of lingering culture war still hang in the air like cordite.
This Graphic Novel Brings Fresh Life to the Gonzo Quest for the American Dream
18 Feb 2016 // 9:05 PM
Hunter S. Thompson's "Vegas book" remains relevant as it subversively confronts the disillusionment and desperation that he saw corrupting his beloved American dream.
Hunter S. Thompson, the Method and the Man: 'Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone'
5 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
When Hunter S. Thompson began writing for Rolling Stone magazine, he had already developed his distinct voice and highly recognizable style, but at Rolling Stone, he perfected it.
Hunter S. Thompson’s Novel ‘Rum Diary’ Displays His Forming Thoughts
22 Nov 2011 // 2:35 AM
For Thompson, the window between creation and calcification was narrow.
With ‘The Rum Diary,’ Johnny Depp seeks ‘closure’ with an old friend
26 Oct 2011 // 7:30 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Like everyone who knew him, Johnny Depp collected Hunter S. Thompson stories. The first one is how the already-famous actor first met his