Hunter S. Thompson’s Hangover Cure Involved Amyl Nitrite

Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson was known for larger-than-life indulgences. For example, Playboy just released a bunch of his letters, one of which included his hangover cure: one a box of amyl nitrate and beer until it no longer hurts. For the morning after too many cake vodka milkshakes.

(via Buzzfeed)

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    • Brandt Hardin

      That sounds like the good doctor! Thompson influenced the past few generations with his invention of Gonzo Journalism. His work and antics will live on to influence even more generations to come. I paid tribute to Hunter S Thompson and his work with my portrait and article on my artist’s blog at