Knowledge Identifier: +Hunter_S._Thompson
In 1956, he transferred to Eglin Air Force Base near Fort Walton Beach, Florida
In early 1957, he wrote a sports column for "The Playground News", a local newspaper in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Owsley Stanley - Stanley's incarceration is lamented in Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" as one of the many signs of the death of the 1960s
From May 1962 to May 1963, Thompson traveled to South America as a correspondent for a Dow Jones-owned weekly newspaper, the "National Observer"
Thompson and Conklin were married on May 19, 1963, shortly after they returned to the United States
They briefly relocated to Aspen, Colorado, and had one son, Juan Fitzgerald Thompson, born March 23, 1964
In 1965, Carey McWilliams, editor of "The Nation", offered Thompson the opportunity to write a story based on his experience with the California-based Hells Angels motorcycle club
Vietnam War - In early 1968, he signed the Writers and Editors War Tax Protest pledge, vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War. According to Thompson's letters and his later writings, at this time he planned to write a book called "The Joint Chiefs" about "the death of the American Dream
Also in 1970, Thompson wrote an article entitled "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" for the short-lived new journalism magazine "Scanlan's Monthly"
Rolling Stone - In the 1970s, "Rolling Stone" began to make a mark for its political coverage, with the likes of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson writing for the magazine's political section
Ruben Salazar - The story of Salazar's killing gained nationwide notoriety with the publication on April 29, 1971 of "Strange Rumblings in Aztlan," an article by gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson for "Rolling Stone" magazine
Thompson, in a 1974 Interview in "Playboy" addressed the issue himself, saying "Unlike Tom Wolfe or Gay Talese, I almost never try to reconstruct a story
Neil Young - After providing the incidental music to a 1980 biopic of Hunter S. Thompson entitled "Where the Buffalo Roam", Young released "Hawks & Doves", a short record pieced together from sessions going back to 1974
Bill Murray - He followed this up with his portrayal of famed writer Hunter S. Thompson in 1980's "Where the Buffalo Roam"
In 1983, he covered the U.S. invasion of Grenada but would not discuss these experiences until the publication of "Kingdom of Fear" 20 years later
Warren Zevon - The lyrics from another track, "The Hula Hula Boys", were excerpted in Hunter S. Thompson's 1983 book, "The Curse of Lono
As part of his research, in the spring of 1985 he spent evenings at the Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theater striptease club in San Francisco and his experience there eventually evolved into a full-length novel tentatively titled "The Night Manager
Dave Price (publisher) - In 1990, Price covered the arrest of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson on sex assault charges
Bill Cardoso - He fondly shared his memories of Hunter S. Thompson with E. Jean Carroll for her 1993 biography, "Hunter"
Alex Cox - In 1996, producer Stephen Nemeth hired Alex Cox to write and direct an adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
Part of his work with The Fourth Amendment Foundation centered around support of Lisl Auman, a Colorado woman who was sentenced for life in 1997 under felony murder charges for the death of police officer Bruce VanderJagt, despite contradictory statements and dubious evidence
Benicio del Toro - For "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", the 1998 film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's famous book, he gained more than 40 lbs
Johnny Depp - In 2006, Depp contributed a foreword to Gonzo: Photographs by Hunter S. Thompson, a posthumous biography published by ammobooks.
The film premiered on January 20, 2008 at the Sundance Film Festival
Johnny Depp - In 2008, he narrated the documentary film Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.