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OfflineFeveredEgo
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Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today
    #3808742 - 02/21/05 12:07 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Sorry, guys :frown:


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OfflineTodcasil
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808743 - 02/21/05 12:08 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

:heart:

i kinda saw something like this coming...

ah well :frown:


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Women look at themselves and they seem utterly human, when looking at men they see proud
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InvisibleJohn
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808745 - 02/21/05 12:08 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)



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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808746 - 02/21/05 12:08 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

link? google sez what?


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Invisibledblaney
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808747 - 02/21/05 12:09 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Yeah, just read that myself. He was quite an innovator. He even created a new style of journalism, where the author puts himself in the work. He will be remembered.

RIP H.S.T.


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InvisibleRavus
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808748 - 02/21/05 12:09 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Holy SHIT.

I just saw this on MyWay news. Wow, fucking crazy.

He will be missed.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808751 - 02/21/05 12:09 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Goodbye Gonzo.


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: KackleDude]
    #3808752 - 02/21/05 12:09 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

holy shit, google sez http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/news/sns-ap-obit-thompson,1,4177598.story?coll=bal-entertainment-headlines&ctrack=1&cset=true
sad...


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Offlinediscoabe
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808753 - 02/21/05 12:10 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Holy shit

http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/news/sns-ap-obit-thompson,1,4177598.story?coll=bal-entertainment-headlines&ctrack=1&cset=true

ASPEN, Colo. -- Hunter S. Thompson, the acerbic counterculture writer who popularized a new form of fictional journalism in books like "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," fatally shot himself Sunday night at his home, his son said. He was 67.

"Hunter prized his privacy and we ask that his friends and admirers respect that privacy as well as that of his family," Juan Thompson said in a statement released to the Aspen Daily News.

Pitkin County Sheriff Bob Braudis, a personal friend of Thompson, confirmed the death to the News. Sheriff's officials did not return calls to The Associated Press late Sunday.

Juan Thompson found his father's body. Thompson's wife, Anita, was not home at the time.

Besides the 1972 drug-hazed classic about Thompson's time in Las Vegas, he is credited with pioneering New Journalism -- or "gonzo journalism" -- in which the writer made himself an essential component of the story.

An acute observer of the decadence and depravity in American life, Thompson wrote such books as "Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail" in 1973 and the collections "Generation of Swine" and "Songs of the Doomed." His first ever novel, "The Rum Diary," written in 1959, was first published in 1998.

Other books include "Hell's Angels" and "The Proud Highway." His most recent effort was "Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and The Downward Spiral of Dumbness."


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OfflineBrAiN
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: KackleDude]
    #3808756 - 02/21/05 12:10 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

there was madness in any direction, at any hour... You could strike sparks anywhere. There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was `right', that we were winning... And that, I think, was the handle -- the sense of inevitable victory over the forces of Old and Evil. Not in any mean or military sense; we didn't need that. Our energy would simply `prevail'. There was no point in fighting -- on our side or theirs. We had all the momentum; we were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave... So now, less than five years later, you can go up on a steep hill in Las Vegas and look West, and with the right kind of eyes you can almost see the high-water mark -- the place where the wave finally broke and rolled back.


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Offlinecherokee
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: discoabe]
    #3808757 - 02/21/05 12:10 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Yeah, it's true


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InvisibleRavus
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: discoabe]
    #3808759 - 02/21/05 12:11 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Author Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself

Feb 20, 11:42 PM (ET)

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Hunter S. Thompson, the acerbic counterculture writer who popularized a new form of fictional journalism in books like "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," fatally shot himself Sunday night at his home, his son said. He was 67.

"Hunter prized his privacy and we ask that his friends and admirers respect that privacy as well as that of his family," Juan Thompson said in a statement released to the Aspen Daily News.

Pitkin County Sheriff Bob Braudis, a personal friend of Thompson, confirmed the death to the News. Sheriff's officials did not return calls to The Associated Press late Sunday.

Juan Thompson found his father's body. Thompson's wife, Anita, was not home at the time.

Besides the 1972 drug-hazed classic about Thompson's time in Las Vegas, he is credited with pioneering New Journalism - or "gonzo journalism" - in which the writer made himself an essential component of the story.

An acute observer of the decadence and depravity in American life, Thompson wrote such books as "Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail" in 1973 and the collections "Generation of Swine" and "Songs of the Doomed." His first ever novel, "The Rum Diary," written in 1959, was first published in 1998.

Other books include "Hell's Angels" and "The Proud Highway." His most recent effort was "Hey Rube: Blood Sport, the Bush Doctrine, and The Downward Spiral of Dumbness."
http://apnews.myway.com//article/20050221/D88CMDBG0.html

I wonder why he did this? Why commit suicide now?


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808763 - 02/21/05 12:13 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Thats a shame, he was quite a guy so I hear.

Any motives yet to be found?


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Invisibledobinky
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808769 - 02/21/05 12:15 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

my friends big fear and loathing poster signed by thompson just became priceless!


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Invisibledblaney
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: dobinky]
    #3808784 - 02/21/05 12:19 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Hey, I'll give your friend 5 bucks for it


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But makes for the heaviest sword"
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808825 - 02/21/05 12:28 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

"God damn! What a bummer." He waved off at me. "Try to rest," he said. "Don't let me keep you up."


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: dblaney]
    #3808844 - 02/21/05 12:32 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

:sad:
thats...just...fucked


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OfflineBrAiN
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: Letto]
    #3808846 - 02/21/05 12:33 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

look him up at the internet movie database www.imdb.com

it explains a bit about his depression


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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: notapillow]
    #3808848 - 02/21/05 12:34 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

Let's get down to brass tacks here - how much for the ape?

He will be missed.


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InvisibleHeavyToilet
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Re: Hunter S. Thompson shot himself today [Re: FeveredEgo]
    #3808851 - 02/21/05 12:34 AM (12 years, 8 days ago)

That's fucking horrible. :frown:


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