#Phoenix in a nutshell

Beverly Thanx for the help in that shit eating white trash oil slick in the desert called Phoenix. You were good. Yr. Friend, Hunter HST Jan. 25 ’88 The inscription in a ragged copy of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as seen on Pawn Stars last night. Pretty much nailed it.

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“F*** the Doomed”

Where the Buffalo Roam WTBR is a semi-biographical account of Hunter Thompson (Bill Murray) from 1968-1972.  With him on this journey is his lawyer, Carl Lazlo (Peter Boyle). When this came out, i hated it.  I hated that it was not Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.  I hated that the only shoutouts to FaL:LV, […]

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What if…

the White Whale… were more of a Pirahna? Or if the Great Red Shark… were likewise a fucking Pacu (or a Candiru) (Apart from the immense and repeated death under an ether binge)

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You brainless scumbag…

you’re supposed in Vegas covering the National District Attorney’s Conference, I rented a suite at the Flamingo. Everything has been arranged. Now, what are you doing out in the middle of the desert?

flamingo hotel

Nothing. Never mind, it was all a big joke. Actually, I’m poolside at the Flamingo right now, talking though a portable phone some dwarf brought out from the casino. I have total credit here. DON’T come anywhere near this place, you bastard. Foreigners aren’t welcome.

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My Busy Week

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS — A SAVAGE JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE AMERICAN DREAM by Hunter S. Thompson, © 1971 by Hunter S. Thompson Chapter 9: Breakdown on Paradise Blvd. EDITOR’S NOTE: At this point in the chronology, Dr. Duke appears to have broken down completely; the original manuscript is so splintered […]

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