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Depp To Pay For Hunter S Thompson Memorial

JOHNNY DEPP is helping to grant the last wish of one of his literary heroes, HUNTER S THOMPSON, by paying for a memorial that will also blast the writer's ashes over his estate in Colorado....

Private Service Planned For Hunter S Thompson

A planned public ceremony celebrating the life of HUNTER S THOMPSON has been cancelled in favour of a private memorial service. The 20 August (05) ceremony, which will include the scattering of the author's...

Del Toro Battles The Bulge

Screen hunk BENICIO DEL TORO vowed he would never pile on the pounds again after plumping up for FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS seven years ago (98) - but he has already gone back...

Steadman Rues Thompson's Death

Cartoonist RALPH STEADMAN is inconsolable following the death of colleague and friend HUNTER S THOMPSON, because there is no-one left to fight the "evil" powers in charge of the world. Steadman worked alongside Thompson,...

Thompson Memorial Ready

LATEST: Author HUNTER S THOMPSON's ashes will be fired by cannon across his American estate, as requested in his will. The bizarre ceremony will take place in August (05), after a giant cannon has...

Depp And Cusack Attend Thompson Memorial

Hollywood stars JOHNNY DEPP and JOHN CUSACK joined friends and family of the late author HUNTER S THOMPSON at a private memorial party Saturday (05MAR05). The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS scribe shot...

Thompson's Suicide Note

Journalist HUNTER S THOMPSON left a type-written suicide note containing just the word "counselor". The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS writer shot himself in the head at his secure compound in Woody Creek,...

Thompson Shot Himself While On Phone To Wife

LATEST: Cult writer HUNTER S THOMPSON committed suicide while he was on the telephone to his wife. The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS author shot himself dead at his Colorado home on Sunday...

Thompson 'Planned Suicide'

HUNTER S THOMPSON had planned his suicide for some time, according to his lawyer and close friend. GEORGE TOBIA JR insists he wasn't surprised to hear of the maverick journalist's death on Sunday (20FEB05),...

Thompson To Be Blasted Across Estate

HUNTER S THOMPSON's ashes wil be fired across his Colorado estate by a cannon, in keeping with his final wishes. The journalist and author committed suicide at his secure compound in Woody Creek on...

Thompson Books To Be Published Posthumously

Late writer HUNTER S THOMPSON will have a series of books released posthumously. The author, who shot himself dead on Sunday (20FEB05) at the age of 67, has a number of titles waiting to...

Thompson And Murray Invented New Sport

HUNTER S THOMPSON revealed how he created a new sport with actor pal BILL MURRAY, in his last ever internet column on ESPN.COM. Thompson - who committed suicide on Sunday (20FEB05) at the age...

Hunter S Thompson Commits Suicide

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS author HUNTER S THOMPSON fatally shot himself at his Aspen, Colorado, home last night (20FEB05). He was 67. The pioneering journalist's son JUAN THOMPSON has requested the media...

Hunter S Thompson's Drunken Evening

Eccentric journalist/author HUNTER S THOMPSON lived up to his hellraising reputation at a book signing in Los Angeles this week (begs18OCT04). The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS writer was at West Hollywood...

Thompson's Bush Rant

Journalist and author HUNTER S THOMPSON has hit out at US President GEORGE W BUSH. The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS author makes his bizarre rant in his regular column on ESPN.COM....

Hunter S Thompson Breaks His Leg

Cult writer and journalist HUNTER S THOMPSON has broken his leg following an accident last Friday (12DEC03). The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS author slipped and fell badly in his hotel room in...

Depp's Craziness Impresses Hunter S Thompson

JOHNNY DEPP was so determined to impress author HUNTER S THOMPSON while studying him for the movie FEAR + LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, he drove his convertible from Colorado to Nevada in the middle of...

Fear And Loathing Author Returns To Scene Of His Crimes

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS author HUNTER S THOMPSON has returned to the scene of his legendary book for the first time since it was published 30 years ago. Thompson, 66, visited the...

Hunter S Thompson Marries

Journalist and author HUNTER S THOMPSON has married for the second time. The 65-year-old tied the knot to his assistant ANITA last week (24APR03) near his ranch in Aspen, Colorado. It was the...

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