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Jann Wenner

Entries by Jann Wenner

Hunter S Thompson Was My Brother In Arms

(101) Comments | Posted October 24, 2011 | 6:09 PM

The record shows that in 1970 we published Hunter S. Thompson's The Battle of Aspen; in 1971 he wrote about the stirrings of Mexican unrest in East Los Angeles, featuring a fiery lawyer named Oscar Zeta Acosta, who later that year emerged as Dr. Gonzo in Fear and...

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London: What a Grim Thing to Have Happened

(24) Comments | Posted July 7, 2005 | 5:00 PM

Amid all the optimism surrounding Blair, Bono & Geldolf doing Live 8 and G 8, and the award of that most wonderful and pacific of international institutions and global brotherhood -- the Olympics -- what a grim thing to have happened.

Violence rarely gets us anywhere; the PLO, the IRA,...

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Slamming Dean: The Democratic Establishment Echoes the GOP Echo Machine

(56) Comments | Posted June 9, 2005 | 7:56 PM

Karl Rove, Ken Mehlman, and Tom DeLay don’t even have to bother attacking Howard Dean anymore; their work is being done for them by the stalwarts of what’s left of the Democratic Party establishment.

Dean says that the Republicans are essentially a party that is by, for, and of the...

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