Where Miss Snark vented her wrath on the hapless world of writers and crushed them to sand beneath her T.Rexual heels of stiletto snark. The blog is dark--no further updates after 5/20/2007.
There's a Camper van Beethoven song called "The Long Plastic Hallway". Here is a show where they play it. It's tracks 17 (an explanation) and 18 (the song).Camper van Beethoven has some of the same people as Cracker. This recording of the song doesn't have great sound; there are better shows by the same band (and many others) elsewhere in the Live Music Archive.
Amen to Hunter.
He had a way didn't he!From last Decemberhttp://sandstormauthor.blogspot.com/2005/12/without-hunter-this-christmas.html
Heh, gotta love a guy who used to shoot his typewriters, computers too I suppose. Not many writers get to be an actual character in the funny papers either.Scattered ashes by cannon, perfect.
No different than any other business. This is what our system produces. If we let it.
The last shot he fired was probably his best.
As true as it is, this quote has been altered from its original wording and used to describe a host of businesses, from music to show business. The original quote is from Mr. Thompson's 1988 book, "Generation of Swine", and reads:The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.
I think I'll put that on my monitor where I can always see it.
Ah My Dear Snarkturian!Gotta love a lady who 'gets' HST.My own mantra also came from him,"The only people who understand The Edge.. are those who've gone over it"You have my vote for Supreme Empress of the Universe, Miss Snarkwd verf; ijeoheg. One of HST's milder curses
Oh gawd. This is too perfect, too funny, too wonderful.Thank you, Miss S, for brightening a gloomy day....-Just Me
There is a nice article about this quote and urban legends that grew around it.http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/dubiousquotes/a/hunter_thompson_2.htm
Attempt number two. For some reason it cut the url off: Hunter Thompson: Where Thieves and Pimps Run Free
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