A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson by Jules Okapi
Approx. 3,940 words.
Published on July 18, 2010 by
White Sun Press.
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.