Thursday, March 23, 2006

Hunter S. Thompson live from 1985

I would practice drawing caricatures at Comedy Shows and Events I would attend starting about 1983.

In 1984 comedian Steve Kravitz asked if I'd attend a show that he was opening for. It was Hunter S. Thompson at "the Stone" in San Francisco. ¿Who? I had no idea. One of my college buddies lent me a copy of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" so I could learn a little. The 1984 show was fun.

Anyway, in 1985 Thompson came back to SF and "the Stone" (which is now a strip ... um ... er ... a "Gentleman's Club" - how apropos). Here's the 1985 sketch:


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