Hey Rube

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Pan Macmillan UK, Jul 1, 2010 - Humor - 272 pages
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Sport, politics, and sex collide in Hunter S. Thompson's wildly popular ESPN.com columns

For decades, Hunter S. Thompson galvanized American journalism with his acerbic wit, radical ideas, and gonzo tactics. He continued his reign as 'the Unabomber of contemporary letters' (Time) with Hey Rube. Fear, greed, and action abound in this hilarious, thought-provoking compilation as Thompson doles out searing indictments and uproarious rants while providing brilliant commentary on politics, sex, and sports - at times all in the same column.

Filled with critics' favourites, as well as never-before-published columns, Hey Rube follows Thompson through the beginning of the new century. Hey Rube gives us a look at the gonzo journalist in his most organic form - unbridled, astute, and irreverent.

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User Review  - BenKline - LibraryThing

Great typical fun from the Good Doc, Hunter S. Thompson. Interesting to read his old bits and pieces from ESPN.com of 2000-2003 sports, and gambling, and politics (especially after 9.11). Read full review

Hey Rube

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Thompson, the gonzo king, might not be every reader's cup of tea. Some might take offense at his first-person references to sex, drugs, and sundry shady activities. Others might feel that their brains ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005) was an American journalist and author widely regarded as the father of gonzo journalism.

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