Susie and Hunter — and The Kentucky Derby is Depraved
Hunter Thompson was my friend, but long before that, his writing turned me on my ear. — A remembrance for Derby Day.
You can't start your Derby Day right without reading Louisville’s Favorite Son, Hunter Thompson, in his seminal essay on the Kentucky Derby and the Nixon years, first published in 1970 in Scanlan's Monthly.
It’s the story that made readers and editors everywhere go, “Who IS This?”
I think we all still have that reaction; it is so fresh. There had never b…
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