“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Date of Birth:
July 18, 1937
Date of Death:
February 20, 2005
Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author, famous for his novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He is credited as the creator of Gonzo journalism, a style of reporting where reporters involve themselves in the action to such a degree that they become the central figures of their stories. He is also known for his promotion and use of psychedelics and other mind-altering substances , his anarchist views, and his iconoclastic contempt for authority.