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Gonzo: Hunter S. Thompson on Letterman

The next reporter has been called the least factual and most accurate reporter working today.

David Letterman

Here are a couple videos where gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson appeared on David Letterman, 1987 and 1998. These interviews are wacky and unpredictable. The website Open Culture writes: “Do we find our current crop of journalists lacking in moral courage, righteous fury, death-defying risk-taking, gallows humor, literary reach, thoroughgoing independence of thought? The failing industry may be to blame, one might argue, and with good reason.”
Hunter S. Thompson on Letterman, 1987
Hunter S. Thompson on Letterman, 1988