8 Times Hunter S. Thompson Revolutionized Literary History

8 Times Hunter S. Thompson Revolutionized Literary History

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Hunter S. Thompson remains one of the wildest figures in all of literary history. His extensive writing (‘The Rum Diaries,’ ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’), debauched lifestyle, famous friends, and the founding of ‘gonzo journalism’ made him an icon.   In honor of the literary legend’s 80th birthday, we’ve put together eight of his most iconic feats!   1. He shaved Johnny Depp’s head for the movie of his book ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.’   Image Courtesy of Buzzfeed   Hunter himself shaved Johnny Depp’s head in preparation for the actor’s role as Thompson’s alter-ego Raoul Duke …