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Hunter S. Thompson and the Beats

This essay originally appeared in Beatdom #20. Hunter S. Thompson was never part of the Beat Generation, no matter how…

7 months ago

Enter the Freak Kingdom

Hunter S. Thompson was no Beat writer but as an important figure in 20th century countercultural history (and my favourite…

2 years ago

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,…

4 years ago

Hunter S. Thompson Translated into Chinese

In the past few months, we've brought you news about Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs being translated…

4 years ago

The Rum Diary and the Youth of Hunter S. Thompson

One mustn’t forget, in looking at the works of Hunter S Thompson, to go back and visit his first book,…

7 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

Hell’s Angels: The Precursor of Gonzo

*The following is the first in a series of columns by Beatdom editor, David S. Wills, concerning the mix of…

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…

9 years ago

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