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GONZO: The Life & Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
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Just got back from seeing GONZO: The Life & Work of Dr, Hunter S, Thompson with David Flaherty. Fantastic documentary. Highly recommended. There's lots of Ralph Steadman in it, from interviews to a generous selection of his drawings throughout the film including a series of his portraits of Thompson in the end credits. Here are a couple of classic Steadman ROLLING STONE covers illustrating Hunter S. Thompson's reporting on the '72 election.
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Another Steadman cover. This one for Thompson's FEAR AND LOATHING AT THE WATERGATE, 1973.
 If you're in the market for a Steadman book I think this is the one to buy. It includes his "Fear and Loathing", "Kentucky Derby" and "Disneyland" drawings. Introduction by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. You'll want to track down a copy of the original STRAIGHT ARROW publication from 1974. It measures at 12 1/4 x 9 1/4". The drawings are reproduced on a full page including several spreads. The first Steadman book I ever bought and still my favorite.


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