For Sale Again, Norfolk Press.com!!!

I am thrilled to report that the The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thompson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic can be purchased again on the Norfolk Press website - in all editions, including the limited-edition hard cover, which won't last forever. Below is a review by Leland Locke I like: 5.0 out of 5 stars An Absolute Treasure - A Revelation Reviewed in the United States on July 31, 2023 For anyone interested in reading about the serious, dedicated, and ...
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On beliefnet.com – How Hunter S. Thompson, Milton Klonsky and Jan Mensaert taught me the power of fearlessness

On Beliefnet.com - Writer Margaret Harrell on how “outlaw authors” Hunter S. Thompson, Milton Klonsky and Jan Mensaert taught her the power of fearlessness Click to read the marvelous interview conducted by John Kennedy. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. He sets the interview up this way: Never for a moment quail before your antagonists. Your fearlessness will be to them a sure token of impending destruction, but to you it will be a sure token of your salvation—a token coming from God. – Philipp...
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A Palimpsest of Thanks

—Behind The Hell’s Angels Letters   11, 12, 13 Palimpsest Time with his old face Death with his skull face God with his No Face Under my own face —Milton Klonsky   What did William Blake have to do with The Hell's Angels Letters book? More than you might think. In my mind his artwork was the artbook I didn't work on in 1971 or so. This was the artbook I did. It all went back to that. But let's take the story slowly. 1994. It was an unlikely event ...
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Rory Feehan’s Review

I am still basking in the joy of Rory Feehan's review on his blog Totally Gonzo. When I saw Hunter - the first day we met - at the What's My Line panel show, he was (now that I think of it) probaby the mystery guest. The mystery guest was famous. The others had an occupation the panel had to guess. I liked the show as entertainment, but when it came Hunter's turn and the panel had to guess who the "real" Hunter S. Thompson was, and then he stood up (a scene that is beautiful now on YouTube),...
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Gonzo Journalism

Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. Asked to give someone advice on what to do with his life, Hunter replied: "To presume to point a man to the right and ultimate goal - to point with a trembling finger in the RIGHT direction - is something only a fool would take upon himself." But since an answer was requested: "As I said, to put our faith in tangible goals would seem to be, at best, unwise. So we do not strive to be firemen, we d...
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