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Hunter S. Thompson

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Birth Name: Hunter Stockton Thompson

Born: 18 July 1937 Died: 20 February 2005

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 3"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Anita Thompson


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Hunter S. Thompson was an American journalist and author, most famous for his novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He is credited as the creator of Gonzo journalism, a style of reporting where reporters involve themselves in the action to such a degree that they become central figures of their stories. He is also known for his use of psychedelics, alcohol, firearms, and his iconoclastic contempt for authority.
Tags: Gonzo (2), Marksman (2), Writer (2), American (1), Genius (1), Drugs (1), Cancer (1), Dark-humour (1), Hunter Thompson For Sheriff (1), Dark (1), Fear And Loathing (1), Gun Sane (1), Balding (1), Eccentric (1), Suicide (1), Funny (1), Died 2005 (1), Born 1937 (1)
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""I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." "Buy the ticket, take the ride.""


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"Day 22 - Favorite author - non-fiction For the same reasons as Tom Robbins, plus the fact that he makes all other journalism pale by comparison. "Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.""


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Unusual encounters (11 person items)

"Hunter S. Thompson, John Cusack and Johnny Depp riding around with a blow-up doll. "


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Famous Last Words (18 person items)

"On February 20th, 2005, Thompson committed suicide by a single gunshot to the head. It is believed his suicide was instigated by his many painful medical conditions. A note that was sent to his wife “Anita” four days before the suicide, is believed to be the suicide note and read: “No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun — for anybody. 67. You are getti"


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"Eu odeio recomendar drogas, álcool, violência, ou insanidade para qualquer um, mas isso tudo sempre funcionou comigo. - Thompson"



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