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Hunter S. Thompson - "Any combination of a 250lb Mexican and LSD-25 is a potentially terminal menace for anything it can reach, but when the alleged Mexican is in fact a profoundly angry Chicano lawyer with no fear at all of anything that walks on less than three legs and a de facto suicidal conviction that he will die at the age of 33 — just like Jesus Christ — you have a serious piece of work on your hands." Describing his friend, Oscar Zeta Acosta. He vanished in 74' while traveling in…

Hunter S. Thompson - "Any combination of a 250lb Mexican and LSD-25 is a potentially terminal menace for anything it can reach, but when the alleged Mexican is in fact a profoundly angry Chicano lawyer with no fear at all of anything that walks on less than three legs and a de facto suicidal conviction that he will die at the age of 33 — just like Jesus Christ — you have a serious piece of work on your hands." Describing his friend, Oscar Zeta Acosta. He vanished in 74' while traveling in…

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)Terry Gilliam directed this colourful, stylised, pseudo-psychedelic adaptation of the 1971 Hunter S. Thompson classic, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey into the Heart of the American Dream, about stoned sportswriter Raoul Duke on a wild drug-crazed road trip with his pal, lawyer Oscar Zeta Acosta. Carrying a suitcase of drugs, Duke (Johnny Depp with shaved pate) and Acosta aka Dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro) drive a red convertible across the…

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)Terry Gilliam directed this colourful, stylised, pseudo-psychedelic adaptation of the 1971 Hunter S. Thompson classic, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey into the Heart of the American Dream, about stoned sportswriter Raoul Duke on a wild drug-crazed road trip with his pal, lawyer Oscar Zeta Acosta. Carrying a suitcase of drugs, Duke (Johnny Depp with shaved pate) and Acosta aka Dr. Gonzo (Benicio Del Toro) drive a red convertible across the…

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was 1st published in installments in the November 1971 issues of the Rolling Stone magazine. It was an immediate success as a book in which Hunter S. Thompson’s alter ego, Raoul Duke, and his Samoan attorney Dr. Gonzo (who happens to be Oscar Zeta Acosta) drive from L.A. to Las Vegas with their trunk full of drugs.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was 1st published in installments in the November 1971 issues of the Rolling Stone magazine. It was an immediate success as a book in which Hunter S. Thompson’s alter ego, Raoul Duke, and his Samoan attorney Dr. Gonzo (who happens to be Oscar Zeta Acosta) drive from L.A. to Las Vegas with their trunk full of drugs.

"One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die."

"One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die."

The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but is continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. Allegedly based on actual events.

The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but is continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. Allegedly based on actual events.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson  This trippy travelogue follows Thompson and attorney Dr. Gonzo through hallucinatory mayhem. The film, panned by critics, has become a cult classic thanks to Johnny Depp’s quirky portrayal of Thompson. (Book: 1971, film: 1998)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson This trippy travelogue follows Thompson and attorney Dr. Gonzo through hallucinatory mayhem. The film, panned by critics, has become a cult classic thanks to Johnny Depp’s quirky portrayal of Thompson. (Book: 1971, film: 1998)

It was Dr. Thompson's idea to have Rolling Stone finance this open-ended search for one of his friends who disappeared under mean and mysterious circumstances in the late months of 1974, or perhaps the early months of 1975. The Brown Buffalo was the nom de plume of the Chicano attorney from East Los Angeles who gained international notoriety as the brutal and relentless "300-pound Samoan attorney" in Thompson's book, 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.' — The Editors

It was Dr. Thompson's idea to have Rolling Stone finance this open-ended search for one of his friends who disappeared under mean and mysterious circumstances in the late months of 1974, or perhaps the early months of 1975. The Brown Buffalo was the nom de plume of the Chicano attorney from East Los Angeles who gained international notoriety as the brutal and relentless "300-pound Samoan attorney" in Thompson's book, 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.' — The Editors

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