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Hunter S. Thompson

Hey Rube

Blood Sport, The Bush Doctrine, And The Downward Spiral Of Dumbness, Modern History From The ESPN. COM Sports Desk

€ 17.95

A collection of writings by the late Gonzo journalist from his column "Hey Rube" from ESPN.com, features his commentary on such topics as retaliation for September 11th, his comparision of NBA commissioner David Stern to the Three Stooges, his hilarious suggestions for "fixing" baseball, and other thoughts on politics, sports, and gossip. Reprint.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword by John A. Walsh, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of ESPN.com xiii
Author`s Note xix
PART ONE
The New Dumb
3(1)
The Fix Is In
4(4)
Welcome to Generation Z
8(3)
The White House Disease
11(7)
Get Ready for Sainthood
18(3)
The Xmas Vice
21(3)
The Curse of Musburger
24(3)
Cruel Twist in the Coaching Business
27(3)
The NFL Sucks...Another League Bites the Dust...Rich Kids with Weapons
30(4)
Slow Week for Sports, in Politics
34(4)
Lynching in Denver
38(3)
Mad Cow Disease Comes to the NBA
41(2)
Death in the Afternoon
43(2)
XFL, R.I.P.
45(2)
The Most Horrible Curse in Sports
47(3)
Urgent Warning to Gamblers: Beware the Ides of March
50(2)
I Told You It Was Wrong
52(1)
Where Were You When the Fun Stopped?
53(3)
Running Away with the Circus
56(3)
NBA and the Downward Spiral of Dumbness
59(2)
Bad Craziness at Owl Farm
61(3)
Can the Three Stooges Save the NBA?
64(3)
Kentucky Derby and Other Gambling Disasters
67(3)
Quitting the Gambling Business While I`m Ahead
70(1)
The Most Dangerous Sport of All
71(5)
Patrick Roy and Warren Zevon-Two Champions at the Top of Their Game
76(2)
Wild Days at the Sports Desk
78(2)
Eerie Lull Rattles the Sports World
80(2)
Olympic Disaster in Utah
82(1)
The Wisdom of Nashville and the Violence of Jack Nicholson-A Football Story
83(6)
PART TWO
Fear and Loathing in America: Beginning of the End
89(2)
When War Drums Roll
91(4)
Will Sports Survive Bin Laden?
95(3)
Stadium Living in the New Age
98(3)
Football in the Kingdom of Fear
101(3)
Foul Balls and Rash Predictions
104(2)
Getting Weird for Devil`s Day
106(3)
The Yankees Are Dead: Long Live the Yankees
109(3)
The Man Who Loved Sport Too Much
112(4)
The Shame of Indianapolis
116(4)
Failure, Football, & Violence on the Strip
120(3)
Madness in Honolulu
123(3)
Break Up the Ravens
126(2)
Pay Up or Get Whipped
128(3)
Getting Braced for the Last Football Game
131(4)
Sodomized at the Airport: Are Terrorists Seizing Control of the NFL? And Who Let It Happen?
135(3)
Slow Dance in Rap Town
138(3)
Dr. Thompson in Beirut
141(2)
Dr. Thompson Is Back from Beirut
143(2)
The NFL: We Will March on a Road of Bones
145(6)
PART THREE
A Wild & Woolly Tale of Sporting Excess
151(3)
My 49er Habit
154(3)
Don`t Let This Happen to You
157(2)
Grantland Rice Haunts the Honolulu Marathon
159(4)
Honolulu Marathon Is Decadent and Depraved
163(4)
Public Shame and Private Victory
167(4)
Shooting the Moon with the Raiders
171(3)
The Last Super Bowl
174(4)
Extreme Behavior in Aspen
178(2)
Billionaire Swine and Kiwi Catastrophe
180(3)
Fleeced by Ed Bradley
183(2)
Love Blooms in the Rockies
185(2)
Love in a Time of War
187(4)
A Sad Week in America
191(5)
The Doomed Prefer Oakland
196(2)
The Tragedy of Naked Bowling
198(3)
West Coast Offense
201(3)
Great Fleecing in Woody Creek: Lakers Staggered in Series Opener
204(2)
The Sport of Kings
206(4)
The Good, the Bad, and the Vicious
210(4)
Rewarding the Ugly
214(2)
Killed by a Speeding Hummer
216(2)
When in Doubt, Bet the Dark Side
218(2)
Welcome to the Big Darkness
220(2)
The Nation`s Capital
222(3)
Speed Kills and Other Football Wisdom
225(3)
Nightmare in Hollywood
228(3)
Speed Will Rule the NFL This Year
231(4)
The Bush League
235(1)
Boxing Sucks
236(3)
George Plimpton
239(2)
Victory
241(3)
Wisdom
244(1)
Honor Roll 245
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Paperback / softback
246 pagina's
Januari 2005
254 gram
210 x 165 x 19 mm
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