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Hunter S Thompson

Legendary author Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005) developed a style of writing about American life and politics that was so acerbic and over-the-top, it earned its own nickname: "gonzo journalism." His magazine articles and books--of which he penned nearly a dozen, including Hell's Angels, The Rum Diary, Songs of the Doomed, The Great Shark Hunt, and the monumental Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--influenced a generation of writers and established his voice as an essential part of America's socio...See more

Personality Profile For Hunter S Thompson

Hunter S Thompson

The following is a personality profile of Hunter S Thompson based on his work.

Hunter S Thompson is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Hunter S Thompson is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.


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