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2005-02-21 12:14:44 AM  
Christ, Hunter. You only had to put up with 4 more years of Bush!
 
2005-02-21 12:14:47 AM  
:-(
 
2005-02-21 12:14:51 AM  
sad : (
 
2005-02-21 12:14:56 AM  
Aw man. It's amazing he lived this long, though.
 
2005-02-21 12:14:58 AM  
Damn.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:02 AM  
He feared and loathed himself apparently.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:06 AM  
Far out, man.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:12 AM  
"...journalism is a terminally lame job, but it's better than working."
 
2005-02-21 12:15:30 AM  
terrible, just terrible. What a waste...
 
2005-02-21 12:15:41 AM  
Very Sad.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:43 AM  
"Christ, Hunter. You only had to put up with 4 more years of Bush!"

For some people, that feels like an eternity. RIP
 
2005-02-21 12:15:46 AM  
Sad indeed. R.I.P., gonzo man.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:46 AM  
How unfortunate. I really did like some of his work.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:48 AM  
Fear and Loathing in Aspen?

Damn.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:51 AM  
RIP Dr.Gonzo
 
2005-02-21 12:15:53 AM  
In times such as now, the voice of the dedicated madman is missed most.
 
2005-02-21 12:15:57 AM  
"Holy GOD!"
 
2005-02-21 12:15:57 AM  
OMFG NO! NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
 
2005-02-21 12:16:01 AM  
damn. sad to see him go. rest in peace, hunter
 
2005-02-21 12:16:02 AM  
[image from monkeysvsrobots.com too old to be available]
 
2005-02-21 12:16:10 AM  
Wonder if there was a note.

So sad..
 
2005-02-21 12:16:13 AM  
Duuude..like wow, or something.
 
2005-02-21 12:16:14 AM  
Books that trip to Vegas....
 
2005-02-21 12:16:20 AM  
Hell's angels is a fine read.
 
2005-02-21 12:16:23 AM  
RIP :(

I saw this posted on another board about an hour ago and nearly fell out of my chair.
 
2005-02-21 12:16:27 AM  
No way man! Not a cool ending to the weekend.
 
2005-02-21 12:16:52 AM  
Bummer. Didn't care much for his politics, but he sure could write.
 
2005-02-21 12:16:58 AM  
RIP :(
 
2005-02-21 12:17:12 AM  
Holy crap. This farking sucks. RIP, HST.
 
2005-02-21 12:17:15 AM  
i had a very Hunter-esque week I'm just starting to write about. How farking sick that he has to kill himself at the tail end of it.

shiatty world we live in sometimes.
 
2005-02-21 12:17:20 AM  
Dude. I always figured he'd go out in a hail of gunfire, but I figured there'd be cops and/or a SWAT team on the other side of the firefight.

R.I.P., HST.

Freak Power forever.
 
2005-02-21 12:17:36 AM  
What's more amazing is that HE killed himself, not his liver, not the drugs, not the government and I cannot wait for the toxicology report.

R.I.P.!!!!!
 
2005-02-21 12:17:46 AM  
There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. Some kind of high powered mutant never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.

not a surprise it came by his own hand, really.
 
2005-02-21 12:17:47 AM  
I mean seriously, did anyone actually figure this guy's life would end any other way??
 
2005-02-21 12:17:52 AM  
Awww... man.

Heres to you.
 
2005-02-21 12:17:55 AM  
Hunter S. Thompson to write "Fear And Loathing In Heaven." Arthur Miller hands him a beer and Marilyn's room key. Writer trifecta in play.

//submitted better headline, but slower.
 
2005-02-21 12:18:03 AM  
its over, its over, the news flashes will stop, thank the lord.

very sad indeed.
 
2005-02-21 12:18:05 AM  
....yawn
 
2005-02-21 12:18:06 AM  
kronicfeld:

Dude. I always figured he'd go out in a hail of gunfire, but I figured there'd be cops and/or a SWAT team on the other side of the firefight.

Yeah, it's kind of disappointing, isn't it?
 
2005-02-21 12:18:18 AM  
last column = "shotgun golf with bill murrar"

RIP HST
 
2005-02-21 12:18:23 AM  
[image from johnnydeppfan.com too old to be available]
 
2005-02-21 12:18:29 AM  
that's terrible...
 
2005-02-21 12:18:46 AM  
what ever is going to happen to flying dog pale ale????
 
2005-02-21 12:18:48 AM  
wowza

sad sad sad
 
2005-02-21 12:18:52 AM  
[image from gonzo.org too old to be available]

Rest in peace, Uncle Duke.
 
2005-02-21 12:18:52 AM  
So long, Hunter. You've finally escaped bat country.
 
2005-02-21 12:18:55 AM  
Anybody else notice the Denver news hasn't even mentioned this story. Why do I think they are not as live as they state they are. Anyway, still sucks that Thompson is dead.
 
2005-02-21 12:18:58 AM  
I was watching "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" just last night. Odd.

He was a maverick, but I can't commend him on his exit strategy.
 
2005-02-21 12:19:24 AM  
Y'know...I'll be honest, I have never read anything that Thompson wrote. Am I missing anything, or is it okay to go through life without reading one of his works?
 
2005-02-21 12:19:46 AM  
Holy shiat. I must be really out of touch, because although I have heard his name, and have heard of "Fear and Loathing," I had no idea this would be big enough news to warrant the hundreds of Fark headlines that have been submitted.

I will have to run to the local Half Price books.
 
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