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R.I.P. Hunter S. Thompson

R.I.P. Hunter S. Thompson

Thirteen years ago, the writer Hunter S. Thompson sat down at his kitchen desk - a typewriter at his seat and a Smith and Wesson Model 645 in his hand - and never stood again.

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Read Hunter S. Thompson’s correspondence with LBJ on their original letterhead

Read Hunter S. Thompson’s correspondence with LBJ on their original letterhead

The O.G. (Original Gonzo) journalist Hunter S. Thompson wielded a way with words that cut through a lot of 20th-century America’s crap. His Vietnam-era letters to President Johnson, recently released by the LBJ Library, are no exception.

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Help MuckRock track down Hunter S. Thompson’s full criminal record

Help MuckRock track down Hunter S. Thompson’s full criminal record

The antics of hell raiser Hunter S. Thompson occupy a permanent place in the culture of anti-authoritarian American angst. In honor of the birthday HST certainly never expected to reach, MuckRock wants your help in tracking down what’s left of the paperwork the rebel king forced the bureaucrats to fill out.

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Hunter S. Thompson's appropriately NSFW FBI file

Hunter S. Thompson’s appropriately NSFW FBI file

The career of Hunter S. Thompson, chronicler of America’s counterculture movement, was closely followed by the FBI - even going so far as to interview his neighborhood liquor store clerk.

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