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Sunday, 20 December 2015

THOM THE WORLD POET SENT THIS: MERRIE GONZO X_MAS!

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Hunter S. Thompson: Video Surfaces of Late Journalist Setting His Christmas Tree on Fire
The video shows Thompson shoving the burning tree into the fireplace while the dark room fills with smoke. The January 1990 incident was witnessed by TIME magazine writer Sam Allis.

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Hunter S. Thompson Sets His Christmas Tree on Fire, Nearly Burns His House Down (1990) via Open Culture
It was something of a Christmas ritual at Hunter S. Thompson's Colorado cabin, Owl Farm. Every year, his secretary Deborah Fuller would take down the…
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