“Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used.” Hunter Stockton Thompson Day One: The Lion (Lyrics in italics by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Weeknd) “Gold lion’s gonna tell me where the light is Gold lion’s gonna tell me where the light is It’s an interesting idea to consider if the […]
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originally published in Leo Weekly From Kentucky to Denver and Beyond- One Gonzo Spirit Road Trip A few weeks ago Clayton Luce (Gonzo Today publisher & Founding Editor), Nick Storm (Storm Generation Films & Pure Politics), and I (Gonzo Today Poetry Editor) took a 72-hour non-stop road trip to Denver, Colorado, where […]
by Cody S. Decker PRESS RELEASE: LOUISVILLE, KY (October 27, 2015) – For the past five years, GonzoFest Louisville has worked to honor and celebrate the life of Louisville’s own Hunter S. Thompson, but the time has come to take things to the next level. GonzoFest Louisville organizers are […]
words & art copyright Ralph Steadman Side ONE by Ralph STEADman Editor’s Note: 2015-10-06 11:19 Ralph STEADman responds to an email from GonzoToday Founder & Publisher Clayton L. Luce: NOW you ARE being rude!!! But being Welsh , I am prepared to let bygones be bygones – and send you an […]
Louisville sculptor Matt Weir reveals the finalized first drafting cast of what will become a life sized bronze statue of Hunter S. Thompson, to Ron Whitehead, Dennie Humphrey and Clayton Luce of GonzoToday and the GonzoFest Louisville 2016 Production Team.
Clayton Luce 9/17/15 Louisville, KY Dearest Jennifer, Juan, Deborah Fuller & Will Thompson, and Stephanie & Annie Acosta (and RALPH OK), On behalf of the entire GonzoToday family from sea to oil-sludged, radioactive sea: There have been a lot of new and wildly significant and loved faces from Hunter’s life and […]
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So GonzoFest 2015 was a huge success!!! This growing local music and arts festival honoring Louisville native and famed outlaw journalist, Hunter S. Thompson has gone from an idea for a memorial celebration at the Monkey Wrench bar to a several thousand person event featuring live music, the arts, booze, […]
First Place Prose Winner: Gonzofest Literary Contest 2015 “Earlier I was day drinking in Minneapolis, Minnesota but my mind kept going south to a little backwoods crawfish joint in Leesville, Louisiana in David Allen’s short story “Crawdads.” The story reads like a country song written by a man with a […]