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A Former Editor Recalls Hunter S. Thompson

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A Former Editor Recalls Hunter S. Thompson

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A Former Editor Recalls Hunter S. Thompson

A Former Editor Recalls Hunter S. Thompson

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Listen to a 1996 Interview with Thompson

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Fans of gonzo journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson were saddened to hear of his death Sunday, apparently by his own hand. Freelance writer Ben Fong-Torres was an editor at Rolling Stone when Thompson was burning through their expense accounts. Fong-Torres offers his thoughts on working with Thompson.