Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson

Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson


From the bestselling writer of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive choice of the journalist’s best paintings from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a profession on the journal that used to be his literary home.

“Buy the price tag, take the ride,” used to be a favourite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it pretty well outlined either his paintings and his lifestyles. Jann S. Wenner, the outlaw journalist’s good friend and editor for almost thirty-five years, has assembled articles—and a wealth of by no means- before-seen correspondence and inner memos from Hunter’s storied tenure at Rolling Stone—that start with Thompson’s notorious run for sheriff of Aspen at the Freak occasion price tag in 1970 and finish together with his ultimate piece at the Bush-Kerry showdown of 2004. In among is Thompson’s outstanding insurance of the 1972 presidential crusade and many cognizance paid to Richard Nixon; encounters with Muhammad Ali, invoice Clinton, and the large Bowl; and a long excerpt from his said masterpiece, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The definitive quantity of Hunter S. Thompson’s paintings released within the journal, Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone traces the evolution of a private dating that helped redefine smooth American journalism, offering Thompson via a brand new prism as he pursued his lifelong obsession: The existence and dying of the yank Dream.

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