"Ride a motorcycle, dress for tennis, and always carry a gun"← Ha! He's lucky the Hell's Angels didn't plant him somewhere! ~ Hunter S.
Writer Hunter S. Thompson earned his motorcycling chops the hard way: by riding his BSA Lightning for a year with the Hell’s Angels. His experience riding with (and getting stomped by) the gang became the book, Hells Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga.
A brief excerpt from Thompson's Gonzo masterpiece, Hell's Angels From Hell’s Angels: The Strange & Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs So it was always at night, like a werewolf, that I would take the thing out for…
"So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?" — Hunter S. Thompson (image by Annie Leibovitz)
Thompson and actor Johnny Depp pose for a picture in New York in Depp portrayed Thompson that year in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, but the two became good friends prior to the film, during Depp's four-month stay at Thompson's ranch in
A decade after infamous journalist Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide at his Colorado ranch, his son Juan has revealed the truth behind the myth of his brilliant but often troubled father.
Bond: Johnny Depp spent four months living in Hunter S Thompson's basement before playing the journalist in the 1998 adaptation of Fear and Loathing. Depp paid for his funeral