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Well... This is a major downer...
Author Hunter S. Thompson commits suicide

I am: sad sad
Current Media: TiVo: Law & Order: Criminal Intent

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mackys From: mackys Date: February 21st, 2005 06:33 am (UTC) (Direct Link)

We'll miss, you Hunter.

All of your neighbors here in Colorado know that it's a poorer, less interesting world without you.

The Song of the Sausage Creature.

-Ben
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: February 21st, 2005 08:08 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I know intellectually that his work is very important culturally, but my own personal experience reading his stuff was that it was vapid, shallow, self-absorbed, the story of stupid people doing stupid things to themselves for stupid reasons.

Different strokes, I guess.
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: February 21st, 2005 08:19 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Oddly enough, that's how I've always felt about the Beats: Drugged-up losers doing drugged-up loser things and writing it down.
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