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Cartoon Hunter S Thompson discusses cartoon Hells Angels with Cartoon Studs Terkel

July 30, 2015 - 12:03 -- Admin

PBS has done a bunch of these babies, providing cartoon artwork for old audio tapes. In this one Studs Terkel, chronicler extraordinaire of The Good War, discusses the Hells Angels and the beast within in us all, with Dr Hunter S Thompson. The good doctor's rapid fire mumbling takes a few moments to get used to, but the final result is compelling. He has something prescient things to say about what happens to people when you make them obsolete outcasts.


July 28, 2015 - 07:33 -- Admin

I was searching for a Blunty topic, not having much luck with the news cycle, and thinking it was going to be a toss up between Quade Cooper's tweet (and the need to for everyone to be given one Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free card on the Internet). Or Jimmy Barnes vs Reclaim Australia.

Neither really appealed, but then with one typo, I had my column.

The cold and shifting shores of freelance life

July 27, 2015 - 07:50 -- Admin

A newly minted freelancer reached out to me on the Twitters a little back, asking via DM about an awkward payment dispute they were having with a publisher. Man, do I wish I could provide the details, because the villainy involved was breathtaking. But because it was so singular a piece of douche baggage I can't tell you story without providing clues to the freelancer"s identity, and they would like to keep working.