Author Archives: bjw

MysteriousPress.com

This just in from bookstore proprietor, publisher, and editor extraordinaire, Otto Penzler: I’m pretty jazzed right now. After two years of hard and often frustrating work, the website of my electronic publishing company is up and running. Click this link … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

Assurances were made that a review would be posted on the 24th. It’s still Monday for a few more hours and, after a day of brawling with myself over issues peripheral — but bearing no direct relation — to the … Continue reading

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Share it: QR dot for FLotU78 site

The Other Brad has been on me about doing something with the QR dot for this site. T-shirts, business cards, tribal tattoos. That kind of thing. All of which are sound ideas. I’m so focused on the book right now … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Soundtrack

The fine folk handling Lakeshore Records’ PR assured me a copy of the new soundtrack will be delivered as soon they received a link from the label. That was last Monday, the 17th. The soundtrack hits digital release on the … Continue reading

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This just in . . .

Returned Saturday from a research trip into the city and found two — count ’em! TWO! — books on the doorstep.  I knew Rolling Stone was being shipped, but The Rum Diary re-issue was a sweet bonus. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Poster

Of all the things that could have been done to make this a really intriguing poster and they went with this. What a disappointment. Analyzing the gross and numerous failures in concept and design would be pointless, mostly because the … Continue reading

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Rum Diary Trailer — HUZZAH!

Now that’s what I’m talking about (or was the other day). Finally — a bit of press for this baby! Special thanks to the fine folks at Bleeding Cool for the heads-up. (THE RUM DIARY opens in the USA on … Continue reading

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Teal Bowser: Someone You Should Know

Digging for book cover art the other day and came across this fine example by Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Teal Bowser. Here’s what she has to say about the piece: Hunter S. Thompson is one of America’s most eclectic writers. … Continue reading

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KICK-ASS and the Hopless Stupidity of American Moviegoers

Let’s be clear about something: the following rant is based on an actual event. Maybe more than based. Maybe it really happened. This was first posted over at my Junior Mad Scientist site with some password protection so little the … Continue reading

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October = HST Month? Hard to tell.

October is shaping up to be the officially unofficial Hunter S. Thompson Month. Two big bits of Gonzo action are slated; one, no doubt, orchestrated around the the other. FEAR AND LOATHING AT ROLLING STONE is due to hit bookstores … Continue reading

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