Litquake and The Beat Museum Present
GONZO: 50 years of Hunter S. Thompson
Saturday Oct 8, 2016

Doors: 7:00 PM
Show: 8:00 PM

21 and over

Swedish American Hall

2174 Market Street
San Francisco, CA


Marking 50 years since his first book Hell's Angels, Litquake pays tribute to the original Doctor of Gonzo and his contributions to American letters. Special guests: editor Alan Rinzler (Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail), Pia Hinckle (whose father Warren edited the upcoming anthology Who Killed Hunter S. Thompson?), and Juan Thompson (Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson). Includes Bay Area premiere screening of Gonzo @ The Derby, a new ESPN short film by Michael D. Ratner, featuring Ralph Steadman and Sean Penn. With writers Gary Kamiya and Cintra Wilson, and editor/sexpert Susie Bright, sharing her collection of voicemails from Hunter Thompson. 

“We are really just a nation of 220 million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms at all about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.” —Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail


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