Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 446 James J. O’Meara on Hunter S. ThompsonCounter-Currents Radio
Host Greg Johnson was joined by magus James J. O’Meara on the latest episode of Counter-Currents Radio to talk about Hunter S. Thompson, the father of fake news, plus current events and YOUR QUESTIONS, and it is now available for download and online listening.
Topics discussed include:
00:03:22 Introduction to High White Notes: The Rise and Fall of Gonzo Journalism
00:07:23 Who was Hunter S. Thompson?
00:20:11 Thompson as the father of fake news
00:26:14 When did Thompson become famous and why?
00:27:51 Thompson and the Hell’s Angels
00:51:29 What was his private life like?
00:53:53 How did he kill himself?
00:59:38 Does the freak style of insurgent politics have lessons for the Dissident Right?
01:05:51 Has Thompson lost his appeal to the Left due to his abrasive masculinity?
01:15:25 Thompson’s eulogy for Oscar Zeta Acosta
01:18:24 O’Meara’s upcoming project
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