Ralph Steadman, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas (A Savage Journey To The Heart Of The American Dream); Hunter S. Thompson [Raoul Duke], 1971.
Can’t turn back now
"I saw no evidence of Hamas using Palestinians as human shields."
- Jeremy Bowen, BBC ME editor.
Hold on. Before you go and tell us that Hunter S Thompson was a bigger extrovert than introvert, we don’t disagree – over a varied career the gonzo journo spent a good deal of his time getting pally (and then severely un-pally) with everyone from The Hells Angels to the Republican alike, treating those two imposters just the same in his pursuit of the bizarre American dream. Bearing this in mind, it made it all the more tragic when the great man’s output dwindled from the mid-‘80s, as he became more and more withdrawn at his Woody Creek country abode where he’d eventually take his own life, refusing assignments by the dozen in favour of impromptu sessions of clay pigeon shooting and countless glasses of Wild Turkey. We can’t say we blame him for those last two.
And there goes the neighborhood in Gaza with the hi tech kit supplied by the West.
29th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Tel Aviv, Occupied Palestine Israelis in Tel Aviv, on 26.7.2014, the 19th day of Israel’s massacres in Gaza, cheer the genocide on: “There’s no …
"The Great Gonzo"
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