"Ten years ago last Friday Hunter S. Thompson went over the edge.
The man who attempted to drag the sceptic pseudo trade of journalism back to radical subjectivity - its age-old defining quality – blew his brains out at his compound "
In a piece of inspired editorial finagling, American magazine Cycle World somehow managed to parley the godfather of gonzo with the Ducati press office back in the day, and got yer man hopped up and hopped on a 900 SP for "
"Illustration by Curtis Livingston
Every now and then I believe it is worth just thinking about Hunter S Thompson and the groundbreaking work he did in his blazing career as a writer. Notice I say 'writer' rather than 'Gonzo Journalist'.
I dreamed last night of bats screeching and red Chevy convertibles. And today I have the work of Hunter S Thompson on the brain. Perhaps it is all this talk of government subsidy for electric vehicles. Perhaps it is the "
"Images: Life Archive
The demise of proper photojournalism is an often told story these days.
And you can see the point. If you've got an iPhone 5S in your back pocket you have the sort of imaging power that would "
"The hard core, the outlaw elite, were the Hell’s Angels… wearing the winged death’s-head on the back of their sleeveless jackets and packing their ‘mamas’ behind them on big ‘chopped hogs.’ They rode with a fine unwashed arrogance, "
As you may have gathered we're McQueen geeks. We like to regularly share a dose of cultural artefacts that feature the great man - and by now we've worked lots of angles on the king of cool.
But for some "
"This is a one-off Lamborghini-Zagato collab.
And don't let anyone tell you it's not a result of the oneupmanship that was riddled through the relationship between Ferruccio and il commendatore.
You've heard the story. The Lambo boss was upset at "
"The problem with roads is that they have rules. The good thing about offroad culture is that there aren't as many.
Whether you like it or not the road is in itself a piece of administrative coercion. No matter what "
"Take the speed of Senna, the wet weather prowess of Schumacher, the smoothness and mechanical sympathy of Prost, the versatility and enthusiasm of Andretti and the humility of a country boy and you've got the recipe for the greatest racing "
"The nice people at Influx suggested earlier this year that they wanted three films off us.
One on minibuses, one on bubblecars and one on car detailers. Trying to find an interesting angle on minibuses was tough I’ll be "