fear and loathing in las vegas

From Fitzgerald’s Green Light to Thompson’s Wave

Hunter S. Thompson is one of those literary figures who, like the Beat Generation writers, divides opinion. His controversial books…

3 years ago

Gonzo Personas: Hunter S. Thompson and John G. Clancy

This article first appeared in Beatdom #17. A little over 10 years ago—February 20, 2005—“gonzo” journalist, Hunter S. Thompson, stuck…

5 years ago

Fact and Fiction in Fear and Loathing

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is now generally considered…

8 years ago

Strange Rumblings on the Way to Las Vegas

Ruben Salazar was killed by a police officer on August 29, 1970. The journalist was killed in unusual circumstances on…

8 years ago

Review: The Rum Diary (2011)

Review by Jamie Pinnock Over a decade following his psychedelic explosion onto the silver-screen as Raoul Duke in Fear and…

10 years ago

Sympathy for the Devil? Reconsidering the Legend of Raoul Duke on the 40th Anniversary of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

by Rory Feehan     “He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a…

10 years ago

The Beat Generation, Gonzo Journalism, and Crap Writing

A discussion of the impact of the Beat Generation and Gonzo Journalism on poor writing.

11 years ago

HST & the Music of the Sixties

Illustration Isaac Bonan Words by David S. Wills From Beatdom #7.   Music has always been a matter of Energy…

11 years ago

Come Join Uncle Sam’s Band

by James D. Irwin It’s about ten past four on a Sunday afternoon. I feel like I’ve been beaten up;…

11 years ago

Fact and Fiction in Fear and Loathing

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is now generally considered…

12 years ago

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