Category Archives: Hunter S Thompson

hunter s thompson – funeral

“The evenin’s empire returns and surrounds me with a single gunshot And the ragged clowns dance behind me as the fireworks go off” – Ryan Cox Hunter S Thompson – A Circus Mind The last lines of this writing make … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – for sheriff of pitkin county, co

Vote for me! The sheriff of Pitkin County, Colorado Cigarette smoke curling around a beautiful Brunello – Ryan Cox “Hunter S Thompson” – A Circus Mind In 1970 Thompson put together a campaign to elect himself as Sheriff of Pitkin … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – the end of the 60’s

It was the 1960’s that I laid to rest Looking to the west as the last wave crests – Ryan Cox “Hunter S Thompson” A Circus Mind One of the major themes of Fear and Loathing was about coming to … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – roman a clef

Imagination and a device to open a lock It was my reflection in the mirror I tried to block – Ryan Cox “Hunter S Thompson” A Circus Mind This passage refers to Thompson’s use of a roman à clef in … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – the rum diary/fear and loathing

I arranged my entries, dotted i’s and crossed t’s in distilled molasses Destroying the American dream by creating a beautiful scene of excess – Ryan Cox   The first line refers to Thompson’s early 1960’s novel, “The Rum Diary”. The … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – the fastest two minutes in sports

From the fastest two minutes in sports To the distant waters of Puerto Rico’s ports – Ryan Cox “Hunter S Thompson” – A Circus Mind  The first line of the entry, “Hunter S Thompson,” refers to Thompson’s place of birth, … Continue reading

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hunter s thompson – when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Hunter S Thompson was an American journalist and author, most famous for his works Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72. He is credited as the creator of Gonzo journalism, a style … Continue reading

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