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Gonzo At Rest

He pounced, throwing an arm lock around Rice’s neck. “Ah-ha,” Thompson exclaimed. Rice’s drink, ice cubes and all, flew toward the ceiling. Rice choked, turned red. As Thompson released his grip, Rice jerked around with a look of pain and primal fear on his face—and then broke into a wide grin. “Hunter!” he yelled, “Hunter, [...]
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The Bloody Pen of David Levine

Lyndon Johnson was worked over mercilessly in Levine’s caricatures. LBJ cried crocodiles over Vietnam, and his nose grew with each lie until it was as long as Pinochhio’s. Richard Nixon’s incisors gradually became fangs. His face got blotchier and his neck more wizened until his head looked like a piece of rotting fruit balanced on [...]
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Buckminster Fuller

“Why do people call me optimistic? I’m a sailor, sir. I know I can’t cross the ocean on dumb luck. I know humanity can fail. I also feel nature bred us to succeed, and we have the mind and the tools. Shelter is a basic human need. We must have a membrane against the cold. [...]
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Harry Crews, Redneck ’Riter

Crews was born into a family of sharecroppers that farmed with mules. The house had few books beyond the Sears catalog and its bright, alluring pages. But as a boy, he felt the urge to write. “I have no idea where it came from. Strange thing, isn’t it?” Crews said one explanation might be the [...]
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Delving into Darkness with a Name to Live Up To

The Adventures of Dr. Ronald Holmes, Criminologist Holmes sees his study of crime as just another arcane academic specialty. Some professors are obsessed with the symbolist poets, and others study African beetles, and others do surveys on why red cans of soda sell better than blue cans. “This is a part of life that most [...]
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