Hunter S. Thompson Hangs With His Hells Angels Pal on Canadian Television

A lot of this is a pose, but anyone who believes that’s all it is has been on thin ice since the death of Jay Gatsby. The vast majority of motorcycle outlaws are uneducated, unskilled men between 20 and 30, and most have no credentials except a police record. So at the root of their sad stance is a lot more than a wistful yearning for acceptance in a world they never made; their real motivation is an instinctive certainty as to what the score really is. They are out of the ball game and they know it–and that is their meaning; for unlike most losers in today’s society, the Hell’s Angels not only know but spitefully proclaim exactly where they stand.

Hunter S Thompson writing in The Nation on the Hells Angels

Hunter Thompson defends his book to a righteously pissed-off Hells Angel on Canadian television in 1967:

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Hunter Thompson Interview Hells Angel Terry the Tramp:

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Hunter S. Thompson Full-Length Documentary:

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