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Hunter Stockton Thompson (18-Jul-1937 to 20-Feb-2005) was an American journalist and author who founded the gonzo journalism movement. He rose to prominence with the publication of Hell's Angels, a book for which he spent a year living and riding with the Hells Angels motorcycle club to...

Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, better known as Gore Vidal (3-Oct-1925 to 31-Jul-2021) was an American writer and public intellectual known for his epigrammatic wit, erudition, and patrician manner. Vidal was bisexual, and in his novels and essays interrogated the social and cultural sexual norms he perceived...

James Baldwin (2-Aug-1924 to 1-Dec-1987) was an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist. His essays, collected in Notes of a Native Son, explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in the Western society of the United States during the mid twentieth-century. James Baldwin Wikipedia ...

Aleister Crowley (12-Oct-1875 to 1-Dec-1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century. Aleister Crowley Wikipedia ...

Georges Bataille (10-Sept-1897 to 9-Jul-1962) was a French philosopher and intellectual working in philosophy, literature, sociology, anthropology, consumerism, and history of art. His writing, which included essays, novels, and poetry, explored such subjects as erotism, mysticism, surrealism, and transgression. Georges Bataille Wikipedia ...

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (11-Dec-1918 to 3-Aug-2008) was a Russian novelist, philosopher, historian, short story writer, and political prisoner. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature", and The Gulag Archipelago...

Jean Nicolas Arthur Rimbaud (20-Oct-1854 to 10-Nov-1891) was a French poet known for his transgressive and surreal themes, and his influence on modern literature and arts, prefiguring surrealism. Arthur Rimbaud Wikipedia ...

Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac, known as Jack Kerouac (12-Mar-1922 to 21-Oct-1969) was an American novelist and poet of French Canadian ancestry, who, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, was a pioneer of the Beat Generation. See jackkerouac.org website. Jack Kerouac Wikipedia  ...

Charles Bukowski (16-Aug-1920 to 9-Mar-1994) was a prolific underground writer who used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life and the downtrodden in American society. A cult hero, Bukowski relied on experience, emotion, and imagination in his work, using direct language and...

Abigail Suzanne "Abby" Martin (6-Sept-1984) is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist. She helped found the citizen journalism website Media Roots and serves on the board of directors for the Media Freedom Foundation which manages Project Censored. Abby Martin is best known for her...

Jake Hanrahan (born 21-Jan-1990) is a British journalist, podcaster and documentary filmmaker. He reports on war and conflict, focusing on militia forces, paramilitaries and guerrilla warfare. Hanrahan is best known for his work covering the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a Kurdish militant group, in southeast Turkey....

Ryan Cristián is an outlier journalist, editor of The Last American Vagabond website, nexus antiestablishment content and livestream frontline video content. As a recent recipient of the Serena Shim Award For Uncompromising Integrity In Journalism, he understands that Americans want their news to be transparent,...

Whitney Webb is an American investigative journalist and gonzo reporter based in Chile. She publishes writing and researcher through unlimitedhangout.com and thelastamericanvagabond.com. Webb states her main interest is exposing criminal activities by intelligence, tech, surveillance and civil liberties institutions. LINKS Whitney Webb @ mronline.org Whitney Webb...

Glenn Greenwald (born 6-Mar-1967) is an American journalist, author, and lawyer. In 1996, he founded his own law firm, which concentrated on First Amendment litigation but quit to become a frontline investigative journalist. Greenwald has been responsible for some of the most impactful reportage of...

Jon Ronson (born 10-May-1967) is a British journalist, author and filmmaker whose works include Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare at Goats, So You Think You've Been Publicly Shamed and The Psychopath Test. He has been described as a gonzo journalist, becoming a...

Spencer Ackerman (1-Jun-1980) is an American journalist and frontline non-duopoly reporter. Focusing primarily on national security abuses and military imperial hypocrisy (e.g. forever wars), he began his career at The New Republic in 2002 before writing for Wired, The Guardian and The Daily Beast. Check Useful...

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