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V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
Ralph Steadman and Johnny Depp

Film Review

For No Good Reason

Artistic documentary illustrates the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman

Johnny Depp interviews Hunter S. Thompson collaborator Ralph Steadman in an artistic new documentary.

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V.21 No.16 | 4/19/2012
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Film

Midnight Movie Madness: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The Poets and Writers film series, cosponsored by the Friends For The Public Library, kicks off today at Guild Cinema in Nob Hill. Among the word-centric films are An Angel At My Table (Jane Campion’s biopic about distinguished author Janet Frame), Barton Fink (the Coen brother’s existentially spoofy look at screenwriting in the Golden Age of Hollywood) and Slam Planet: War of Words (a documentary look at the national slam poetry championships). Each film will be introduced by a local author and/or poet. Alibi is getting into the spirit of the festival by sponsoring the Midnight Movie Madness screening of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. This spiritedly trippy adaptation of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson’s crackpot autobiography (directed by Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam) stars Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Harry Dean Stanton, Cameron Diaz, Ellen Barkin, Christina Ricci, Gary Busey, Lyle Lovett and more. Fear and Loathing will play Friday and Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. only. Local poet Olivia Gatwood will introduce Friday’s show. City Slam Champion Hakim Bellamy will kick it off on Saturday.

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V.20 No.33 | 8/18/2011

Arts

Office Excavations

It’s been four months and I’m still finding stuff

Today’s Office Excavations post is about a box of phlogs. If you punch this word into Google, you’ll get a dozen different definitions. I think, in this casealthough there is no explanation accompanying the boxthe artist means “photo logs,” or something of this ilk.

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V.14 No.8 | 2/24/2005
NuCity   vol. 4, issue 8; published March 1, 1995.

Feature

Fear and Loathing in the Alibi

We exhume our 1995 Hunter S. Thompson interview

Ten years ago, when the Alibi was called NuCity, then-Editor Alma García and former columnist and Personals Manager (not to mention longtime Hunter S. Thompson companion) Norma Jean Thompson (no relation) embarked on a whirlwind journey to spend several days with the father of "Gonzo" journalism, driving around his property at breakneck speed and attempting to interview him while clinging to their own lives.

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