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Hunter S. Thompson
    #89548 - 07/21/08 12:54 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

i'm just now watching this for the first time, and i figured i'd share with you.   
you can't deny the great dr.  :fearandloathing:

pt. 1

pt. 2

pt. 3


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #89584 - 07/21/08 01:24 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

Also, if you like Dr. Gonzo, you should know that he was based on a real person.

And that real person was fuckin' pissed at being portrayed as Samoan.

Oscar Zeta Acosta was a Chicano lawyer in the revolutionary '60s.  At the time, hispanics were considered "white" legally, so their schools could be segregated, not subject to Brown vs the Board of Education.  Acosta changed that.  He also did a lot of acid and peyote.

Anyone interested in Dr Gonzo would do well to read Diary of A Brown Buffalo, and Revolt of the Cockroach People, two sutobiographical novels by Acosta.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Sativus]
    #89585 - 07/21/08 01:31 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

yea i knew about him a little bit
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And that real person was fuckin' pissed at being portrayed as Samoan.



didn't know about that though.  haha


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #89587 - 07/21/08 01:36 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah, he had a deep streak of Mexi pride


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Sativus]
    #89642 - 07/21/08 04:07 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

in the movie "fear and loathing in las vegas" I found the lawyer to be really annoying in the book he was really awesome though.

I'm not watching where the buffalo roam until I read the book :o

are you a hst fan sativus?


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: captain.koons]
    #89670 - 07/21/08 06:56 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

I'm definitely going to watch these videos when I get home today.

I loved Fear and Loathing, Johnny Depp was incredible.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: godspeedyou]
    #89710 - 07/21/08 10:38 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

We are always acting on what has just finished happening. It happened at least 1/30th of a second ago. We think we're in the present, but we aren't. The present we know is only a movie of the past.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Coaster]
    #89711 - 07/21/08 10:47 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

His ashes were fired from a cannon atop a 153-foot tower of his own design (in the shape of a double-thumbed fist clutching a peyote button)

thats the way to do it
:thumbup::thumbup:



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89712 - 07/21/08 10:48 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

wtf r there pictures of this awesome thingy


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Coaster]
    #89715 - 07/21/08 10:52 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

I don't know if this is it or not



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89716 - 07/21/08 10:53 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

whoa wut da fluck


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89718 - 07/21/08 10:53 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

another



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89719 - 07/21/08 10:54 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

thats epic


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Coaster]
    #89730 - 07/21/08 11:11 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

'Gonzo Journalism.

serious business.



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89731 - 07/21/08 11:11 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Phriend]
    #89879 - 07/21/08 02:15 PM (8 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

Phriend said:
His ashes were fired from a cannon atop a 153-foot tower of his own design (in the shape of a double-thumbed fist clutching a peyote button)

thats the way to do it
:thumbup::thumbup:






Johnny Depp paid for it all too, that's super awesome of him.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: captain.koons]
    #251816 - 07/20/09 01:06 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)









Im resurrecting Hunter S. Thompson  :fearandloathing:


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: spacemonkey69]
    #251893 - 07/20/09 02:16 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

i still need to get the rest of his work



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: mel_lonta_tauda]
    #251927 - 07/20/09 05:01 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

I'm a massive fan of HST...I must have read most of his books but still need to complete the collection...got this one a little while ago:



Great pictorial book illustrating his life very well.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson [Re: Coaster]
    #251929 - 07/20/09 05:03 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

Quote:

Coaster said:
We are always acting on what has just finished happening. It happened at least 1/30th of a second ago. We think we're in the present, but we aren't. The present we know is only a movie of the past.




Woah. I found that statement quite perplexing :eek:


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