Author Hunter S. Thompson commits suicide – Feb 21, 2005

Author Hunter S. Thompson commits suicide – Feb 21, 2005:
The writer himself, Hoag said, will be missed. “There’s no one in the world these days who writes the truth … as he seems to, to me,” he said. “He spoke to the world and said what people were afraid to say.

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one of my favorite authors, thinkers, arguers…. there are very few authors whose death ultimately changes the world, i think hst is one of those authors. his life and writing were highly symbolic, at once embodying the american values and exploding them in a hyperbolic surreality that leant them new meaning. this is a sad day for humankind, we’ve lost dr. gonzo.

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