Hunter S. Thompson at the Derby


“The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved.” This is Hunter Thompson in his prime going full tilt gonzo on the Kentucky Derby. Scanlan’s ran this back in 1970.  Thanks Grantland.

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10 Comments

  1. SerotoninsGone

    May 5, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    Will there ever be another Hunter!?

    • elephant_droid

      May 5, 2012 at 10:52 pm

       @SerotoninsGone Maybe

  2. allen chase

    May 5, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Greatly miss the Good Doctor

  3. OGC

    May 5, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Which one is he in the picture ?

  4. HollyGothic

    May 5, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    Is he the one in the middle with the mask?

  5. TyWanon

    May 6, 2012 at 12:47 am

    Had a Horse meat Steak in Switzerland…Delicious!!

    • DexterJohnson

      May 6, 2012 at 1:48 am

       @TyWanon At Fort Knox, KY, in 1969,  at Fort Knox, a short drive from Churchill Downs, the cooks fed us horsemeat for Sunday dinner.  We were warned but surely it was a joke, right?  They served us horsemeat, gray and stringy and very salty.  We ate it.  Never again.

  6. beerbuzzard

    May 6, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    Huh, What!?

  7. Bea Taft

    May 7, 2012 at 2:49 am

    This is Hunter Thompson in his prime going full tilt gonzo on the Kentucky Derby. Scanlan’s ran this back in 1970.  Thanks Grantland.

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    May 10, 2012 at 3:13 am

    This is Hunter Thompson in his prime going full tilt gonzo on the Kentucky Derby. Scanlan’s ran this back in 1970.  Thanks Grantland.