Kevin Kizer has been keeping us up to date on the suitably gonzoid preparation’s for Hunter S. Thompson’s funeral. This ceremony will involve a very large cannon, and if you are anywhere near Aspen this Saturday it seems likely that little microscopic bits of Hunter S. Thompson will fall on you.
The best part of the whole arrangement is the Wonka-inspired Golden Ticket scheme, and the news is now out that this guy got the Golden Ticket. He’s allowed to take a guest with him, of course, and we can only hope he’s bringing his Grandpa.
LitKicks applauds Hunter S. Thompson for what may be the best literary final scene since Yukio Mishima committed hari-kari in 1970. We believe writers should always find a way to make their closing chapters (or afterwords, in HST’s case) interesting. What’s your favorite literary death/funeral moment?