A Big Sur Podcast

#7 A conversation with the author of Savage Journey, Peter Richardson.

January 06, 2022 Magnus Toren, host
A Big Sur Podcast
#7 A conversation with the author of Savage Journey, Peter Richardson.
Show Notes

Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo

Magnus in a conversation with the author, Peter Richardson.
We talk about:
Gonzo
Objectivity
Subjectivity
Emotions
Immersion
Being in the middle of the story
Wallraff and Gonzo
Did Hunter have a social, political commitment?
How would Hunter deal with ‘click bait’ journalism?
Is Hunters story a ‘San Francisco’ story?
Did Hunter take a lot of drugs or did Raoul Duke?
Is Fiction truer than Truth?
Hunter’s time in Big Sur at times with Jo Hudson.

Peter Richardson's blog

Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo

University of California Press; First edition (January 25, 2022)
296 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0520304926




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