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>
Based on the twisted legend of Hunter S. Thompson
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Did You Know?
, who did illustrations for Hunter S. Thompson
's books, drew the title cards for this movie. The closing titles credit Steadman for "Title Splatters", "Gonzo Calligraphy" and "Incidental Artwork". See more
(at around 1h 10 mins) When Thompson addresses the college students in the auditorium, he lights a joint with a Bic lighter. The scene took place in 1972, and the Bic disposable lighter wasn't invented until 1973. 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.
Spoofed in Citizen Kate
Written and performed by Neil Young See more