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Gonzo Journalism

Extra! Extra! Famous Travel Writers Spill Trade Secrets (And Dish Some Dirt)

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Here are capsule reviews of three fast-selling paperbacks by famous travel and guidebook writers: good, quick reads that pull the curtain back on a few of the travel industry's dirty little secrets and outright lies.

What Kind Of Journalist Is This?

The Wrap | Tim Kenneally & Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James O'Keefe, the man who slew ACORN and on Wednesday toppled the CEO of NPR, is some new kind of journalist - Johnny Knoxville meets Glenn Beck in M...

"Burying" the Truth: Nightline Reporter Channels Bill O'Reilly and Does a Hatchet Job

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Coleen Rowley

In a sad commentary on the currently disintegrating state of "main stream media", I found myself ambushed on Saturday, March 6th, just ten minutes aft...

Johnny Depp: There's More To The Story, Gonzo

Anita Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anita Thompson

The recent "Sexiest Man Alive" issue of People features a sweet photo of Johnny Depp wearing a Gonzo pendant.Given all the speculation on the meaning of Gonzo, now might be good time to give a quick rundown.

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.

Hunter Thompson Would Have Been for Obama

Darrell Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Darrell Hartman

Documentarian Alex Gibney, who, after making a film about Thompson for the last two and a half years, says he feels pretty confident declaring Obama would have been Thompson's man.