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earl-merkel's picture
Feb.18.2013
I'm starting to suspect that the question wasn't "Why did he leave us so soon?" Given the day-in-the-life illustration here, I'm awash in awe that Hunter S. Thompson survived as long as he did... -- Earl Merkel
bob-mustin's picture
Jun.27.2012
Even with writing from staples of the journalistic essay - sex, romance, humor, and, of course, NYC - Ephron found ways to freshen up those old subjects and make them contemporary.  In the 60s, during a protracted newspaper strike, she and others began their own newspaper, where Ephron...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.15.2012
I doubt either Kafka (or myself) could have come up with this wild a and bizarre animation on behalf of of the charity Good Books International. However, I will speak on behalf of both of us and recommend it as a hoot. We have no fear and loathing for gigantic insects...
cliff-burns's picture
Jan.03.2012
I can  happily say that last year I succeeded at the "100 Book Challenge", though not with the margin of error I'd expected.  Ended up reading 105 books in 2011, the last one being Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson. In 2012, I'm concentrating on BIG books:  fat, weighty tomes...
barbara-audet's picture
Nov.01.2011
I am certain that you know all about getting so busy with something new that you put aside other activities that deserve a greater place in your must-do-them list. For me, the distraction that has kept me from writing more here is that I started a new doctoral program in journalism in August. If...
marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Sep.03.2011
Yes, here I am posting my very first blog post after my last blog post, ever! (See yesterday's post.) So far, the spiders have retreated back to Spider World. Doesn't mean they're going to stay there, but "out of sight, out of mind" and we're all happier with this arrangement, for now. We are...
natalie-holt's picture
Aug.30.2011
There are a lot of books I want to read...and to be honest, I can't seem to find most of them at the local library. But two stand out that I have my eye on: "The Orchid Theif" by Susan Orlean  and "The Rum Diary" by Hunter S. Thompson. They seem like fascinating pieces of literature that can...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Nov.11.2010
British actor Clive Owen, star of box office hits like “Sin City,” “Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” and “King Arthur,” is expected to die, according to people familiar with death.The 46-year-old heartthrob, famed for his slightly nasal London twang, lusterless delivery and not being as good as co-star...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Oct.07.2010
We were on the Hessian plain somewhere outside Frankfurt when I felt as though the drugs had taken hold.Why am I paraphrasing the great Hunter S. Thompson? Because I endured an experience that Professor Gonzo could only have imagined in his wildest LSD frenzies. Something that made me feel I must...
gregory-roensch's picture
May.09.2008
I’m sitting in a coffee shop across the street from the Castro Theatre. In a few minutes I’ll mosey on over to the theatre to catch the premiere of a new documentary about Hunter S. Thompson. For good or ill, the Gonzo Doctor has been one of my literary heroes, and it seems appropriate to scribble...