I just found out.
I am numb.
What more can I add to the blogosphere that hasn't already spread like red-yellow wildfire? He touched many who loved him or hated him or a strange combination of both. He influenced and inspired a generation or two. He added a bit of fun and flare to politics, drugs, rock 'n' roll, and everything else he wrote about. An enigmatic, savage warrior writer who fought the Good Fight.
A few stories about Dr. Hunter Stockton Thompson's death follow.
Gonzo.org. Yahoo story. Denver Post story.
The New York Times story.
From the New York Times Book section. BBC.co.uk.com story.
CNN story. ABC News story. MSNBC.com story. Gawker story.
Via Con Dios, friend, you will be missed and remembered.