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Infamous author makes unforgettable appearance
May 1st, 1978 by Warren Swil

Dr. Gonzo swigs from Wild Turkey bottle on UCSD stage

First published in the Oceanside (CA) Blade-Tribune, May 1, 1978 

Not available online. But check out the history of the Blade-Tribune

This fabulous image of The Duke by j(ay) is the 3rd of 5 sketch cards for year 3 of the Steve4MOD (March of Dimes) charity event.
It was created in August 2010. Used with permission.
j(ay) draws assorted things for assorted projects and people (you could be one!). His “junk” can be found at
http://10th-letter.deviantart.com/ and http://www.facebook.com/tenthbook

Fear and Loathing on the College Lecture Circuit: If that is the title of the next book by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, few of his readers will be surprised.
Wearing a red baseball cap, with a half-smoked cigar dangling from an over-long holder in one hand, and a bottle of beer in the other, Thompson in his inimicable way stumbled onto the stage at UCSD Tuesday night. But the audience was understanding as he placed the carryall bag containing his six-pack on the stage behind the chair he never used, and became entangled in the microphones
“It’s going to be worse,” he tells a delighted audience of about 700 jammed into the auditorium. “I haven’t told you the bad news yet.” The bad news is he is again having trouble with the airlines: It is his excuse for remaining on stage only 35 minutes. “I’d prefer to stay a bit longer if there’s anyone with a place, or an excess of places – I have plenty of money…”


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