10 Years Ago Today Hunter Thompson Was Cannonized

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  1. God

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    en years ago today, about 350 friends and family of Hunter S. Thompson said goodby with a raucous funeral according to the Good Doctor’s wishes. Thompson died February 20, 2005 after shooting himself in his kitchen at Owl Farm in Woody Creek, Colorado, at the age of 67.
    On August 20, 2005, Thompson’s cremated ashes were fired from a 153-foot tall tower topped with the infamous double-thumbed fist clutching a peyote button. The explosive send-off was held on Thompson’s Woody Creek property accompanied by a fireworks display.


    Among Thompson’s friends attending were actors Sean Penn, Bill Murray and Johnny Depp, along with artist Ralph Steadman. Lyle Lovett and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performed.

    Johnny Depp organized and paid for the event to the tune of more than $2 million, according to Thompson’s family. The fist cannon, belonging to Depp, is now safely tucked away in a storage facility.

     
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    I wild dude he was.
     
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    I'm betting a good friend.
     
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    Maybe he hated Howard too:c
     
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    So ironic..ten years ago howie was just about to write HST a beautiful note.
     
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    280. ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER 08/25 **#8**
    The friendship of these two former best friends is on the rocks right now. They are both B list. Both actresses although one started off as something else. The one who started off as something else was horrified to learn that her best friend used to sleep with this permanent A list mostly movie actor who is an Academy Award winner/nominee throughout his marriage. Even though the marriage ended a long time ago the affair revelation was recent.
    Actress: Mandy Moore
    Actress who started out as something else: Minka Kelly (model)
    Actor: Sean Penn
     
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    hunter has admitted to killing people in a ritualized fashion...nothing more needs to be said...