The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical drug-crazed state, but is continually and comically sidetracked by his even more twisted friend Laslow. Allegedly based on actual events. Written by
John Rumpelein <email@example.com>
I hate to advocate weird chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone... but they've always worked for me.
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Did You Know?
The dwarf in the hotel scene, Briggs, is the same dwarf in the Beverly Heights Hotel lounge scene in the later Thompson movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas that brings Duke the phone. See more
When Dr. Thompson goes to college to "lecture" the students, he lights up a joint, takes a few hits off of it and then moments later lights up yet another joint before finishing the first one (or passing the first one along to anyone else) basically showing that he lit the same joint twice. See more
Like a lot of people thought I was dead but, uh... hey you know you don't write any postcards when you're on the road to self-discovery.
Referenced in Strictly Background
Home Home On The Range
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
and lyrics by Brewster M. Higley
Performed by Neil Young See more