Hunter S. Thompson was a complex man, he’s been described as many things but apart from the words “writer” and “rogue” it’s mostly just hearsay and drivel. This documentary is a look behind the curtain at who HST really was, it’s the most honest look at the man I’ve ever seen and as a result I’m recommending it here today.

Thompson was a motorcyclist and was known for his penchant for excessive speed and his love of using the bike as a tool to clear his head. If you’ve got some time on your hands, grab yourself a coffee or a beer (or some LSD if you feel that that’d be more appropriate) and hit play.

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Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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