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Just In Case It Matters: Dr. Thompson Goes to the Derby

Dan Lybarger | Posted 06.02.2012 | Media
Dan Lybarger

In a development that ended up defying the odds, the 7,000-word essay "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" and its author, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, wound up inventing an entirely new type of journalism.

The Gonzo World of Alex Gibney

Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Leo

One of Hunter [S. Thompson]'s unintended legacies may be that people think that uninformed invective is an acceptable form of political discourse. Did Hunter beget Ann Coulter? She may be his illegitimate child.