It’s Time We Take Hunter Thompson Seriously
Fifty years ago, Hunter S. Thompson’s ground-breaking Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was published, turning the underground writer into a household name. Before long, it was being referenced and even parodied like the novels written by his literary idols – Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Kerouac. Like Kerouac, though, fame did not sit well with Thompson, who […]
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Sober Journey to the Heart of the American Dream?
Fifty years ago, Hunter S. Thompson published a two-part story in Rolling Stone that changed the face of American culture. “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” was an instantaneous hit – a groundbreaking satire that was both a eulogy for the sixties counterculture and an uproarious road novel that had readers bawling with laughter from […]