Hunter S. Thompson was an iconic writer, known for his invention of “Gonzo Journalism”, where he would become a part of the articles he was writing by throwing himself into the subject with (extremely) reckless abandon. You may be familiar with Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, the film based on his hedonistic book of the same name. But you might not have known that he was every bit as wild as his character in the film. And the man LOVED him some cocaine. Here’s an excerpt from Hunter: The Strange and Savage Life of Hunter S. Thompson, by E. Jean Carrol, where she details a day in the life of the hedonistic hero that doesn’t even begin until 3 P.M.