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Ye fucking gods. Our first reaction when we sat down at the computer this morning and immediately discovered that Hunter S. Thompson killed himself last night was, "Holy shit." In fact, that was our second and third reaction as well. There's still some "holy shit" going around at Defamer HQ, but that will soon subside as sadness replaces it.

Some of you probably remember Thompson's in-character antics at a reading in October. We're not going to read too much into that event knowing what we know this morning, preferring to think (denial is so much easier) that HST wanted to give his fans a little taste of Gonzo in its twilight.