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Hunter S. Thompson
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    (July 18, 1937-February 20, 2005)
    Birth name: Hunter Stockton Thompson
    Wrote 'Hell's Angels,' 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,' 'Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72,' 'Gonzo Papers, Vol. 1: The Great Shark Hunt,' 'The Curse of Lono,' 'Gonzo Papers, Vol. 2: Generation of Swine,' 'Gonzo Papers, Vol. 3: Songs of the Doomed,' 'Better Than Sex,' 'The Proud Highway' and 'Screwjack'
    He's was almost always seen smoking.
    His first wife, Sandra Dawn Thompson, used to partake in his drug and alcohol binges which led to several miscarriages.
    He ran for Sheriff of Pitkin County, Colorado, citing that he would rename Aspen to 'Fat City,' decriminalize the sale and possession of drugs and tear up the downtown streets and replace them with bike paths.
    When he was high or drunk, he would, at times, beat his wife Sandy.
    After one of his drunken rampages, Sandy called the police. When they got there, they asked her if he possessed any firearms and she said, 'Yes, 22 of them and everyone is loaded.'
    He got divorced.
    He was charged for possession of child pornography. After not finding anything during an 11 hour search of his house, the DA dropped the charges.
    He said: 'I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.'
    His nickname was 'Doctor Gonzo.'
    He was neighbors with Don Johnson, who he worked with when writing the pilot for 'Nash Bridges.'
    He fatally shot himself. (February 20, 2005)
    He loved riding motorcycles.
    He had a one-on-one interview with Richard M. Nixon where they only discussed football.
    The character 'Duke,' in the 'Doonesbury' comic strip, is based on him.
    Back when George W. Bush was a young coke head, he attended one of Hunter's Super Bowl parties.
    Two of his books, 'Where the Buffalo Roam' and 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,' were turned into movies. A third, 'The Rum Diary,' is in the works and will also star Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro, who were both in 'Fear and Loathing...'
    He founded the Gonzo Papers, which were a series of books with his articles covering the end of the 70's, the 80's and the 90's.
    He allowed Johnny Depp to live with him for a few months so he could study the way he lived.
    He wrote columns for ESPN.com

Credit: His Name is Robert


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    In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 62.96% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 48 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 76 Votes: 59.21% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 129 Votes: 68.99% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 87 Votes: 57.47% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 157 Votes: 49.68% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 448 Votes: 40.40% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1136 Votes: 50.26% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 426 Votes: 48.36% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 317 Votes: 43.85% Annoying
 
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