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BOOKS | ‘Weed Land’ author Peter Hecht’s no gonzo journalist

In Hecht’s book, the Feds are always heavy, the growers usually naïve, and it’s almost always bad news. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2014 [Weed Land: Inside America’s Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit … Continue reading

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Jonah Raskin : Fear and Loathing without Hunter S. Thompson

Gonzo man: Hunter S. Thompson. Illustration by Ralph Steadman / The Badger.Where is Hunter S. ThompsonNow that we need him? At times he could he cynical and depressed, but he also had clarity of vision and a commitment to tell … Continue reading

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Talk Show Host Waterboarded : ‘It Was Instantaneous… Absolutely Torture’

Right-Wing Radio Host Gets Waterboarded, and Lasts Six Seconds Before Saying It’s TortureBy John Byrne / May 22, 2009. Host Erich Muller says “It was instantaneous…and I don’t want to say this: absolutely torture.” Chicago radio host Erich “Mancow” Muller … Continue reading

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FILM : Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Bedtime for “Gonzo”By Andrew O’Hehir / July 4, 2008 Gonzo journalism pioneer Hunter S. Thompson and documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney don’t seem like the most natural pairing, at least at first. Gibney’s films, including the Oscar-winning “Taxi to the Dark … Continue reading

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