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Bay Area Book Festival Podcast

Sep 22, 2022

Peter Richardson, Sam Quinones

Why is the wild, woolly writing of Hunter S. Thompson (“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”) still so relevant today? By inventing a whole new genre—”Gonzo journalism”—he forever changed the fourth estate. With “Savage Journey,” Peter Richardson, in an interview with Sam Quinones (“The Least of Us”) takes us for a ride through Thompson’s weird journey to Gonzo: one that took its first steps in San Francisco.