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Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
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Hunter S Thompson is to drug addled stream of consciousness psycho political black humor what Forrest Gump is to idiot savants i The Philadelphia Inquirer i br br Since his trailblazing opus i Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail i Hunter S Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable just short of libel style In i Better than Sex i Thompson hits the dusty trail again without leaving home yet manages to deliver a mind bending view of the presidential campaign in all of its horror sacrifice lust and dubious glory Complete with faxes sent to and received by candidate Clinton s top aides and percent pure gonzo screeds on Richard Nixon George Bush and Oliver North here is the most true blue campaign tell all ever penned by man or beast br br Thompson delivers yet another of his trademark cocktail mixes of unbelievable tales and dark observations about the sausage grind that is the U S presidential sweepstakes Packed with egocentric anecdotes musings and reprints of memos faxes and scrawled handwritten notes Memorable i Los Angeles Daily News i br br What endears Hunter Thompson to anyone who reads him is that he will say what others are afraid to He is a master at the unlikely but invariably telling line that sums up a political figure In a year when all politics is to much of the public a tendentious and pompous bore it is time to read Hunter Thompson i Richmond Times Dispatch i br br While Tom Wolfe mastered the technique of being a fly on the wall Thompson mastered the art of being a fly in the ointment He made himself a part of every story made no apologies for it and thus produced far more honest reporting than any crusading member of the Fourth Estate Thompson isn t afraid to take the hard medicine nor is he bashful about dishing it out He is still king of beasts and his apocalyptic prophecies seldom miss their target i Tulsa World i br br This is a very very funny book No one can ever match Thompson in the vitriol department and virtually nobody escapes his wrath i The Flint Journal i, The Gonzo memoir from one of the most influential voices in American literature i Kingdom of Fear i traces the course of Hunter S Thompson s life as a rebel from a smart mouthed Kentucky kid flaunting all authority to a convention defying journalist who came to personify a wild fusion of fact fiction and mind altering substances br br Brilliant provocative outrageous and brazen Hunter S Thompson s infamous rule breaking in his journalism in his life and under the law changed the shape of American letters and the face of American icons br br Call it the evolution of an outlaw Here are the formative experiences that comprise Thompson s legendary trajectory alongside the weird and the ugly Whether detailing his exploits as a foreign correspondent in Rio his job as night manager of the notorious O Farrell Theatre in San Francisco his epic run for sheriff of Aspen on the Freak Power ticket or the sensational legal maneuvering that led to his full acquittal in the famous Days trial Thompson is at the peak of his narrative powers in Kingdom of Fear And this boisterous blistering ride illuminates as never before the professional and ideological risk taking of a literary genius and transgressive icon, No description available, The first volume in Hunter S Thompson s bestselling i Gonzo Papers i offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor in his signature style br br Originally published in the first volume of the bestselling Gonzo Papers is now back in print i The Great Shark Hunt i is Dr Hunter S Thompson s largest and arguably most important work covering Nixon to napalm Las Vegas to Watergate Carter to cocaine These essays offer brilliant commentary and outrageous humor in signature Thompson style br br Ranging in date from the i National Observer i days to the era of i Rolling Stone i i The Great Shark Hunt i offers myriad highly charged entries including the first Hunter S Thompson piece to be dubbed gonzo The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved which appeared in i Scanlan s Monthly i in From this essay a new journalistic movement sprang which would change the shape of American letters Thompson s razor sharp insight and crystal clarity capture the crazy hypocritical degenerate and redeeming aspects of the explosive and colorful s and s