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October 19, 2012
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CRUISIN’ THE MUSES: Aging with grace

The “Fear and Loathing” series from Hunter S. Thompson and the movie based on his Gonzo journalism reveal how tough a project aging with grace can prove.Thompson, whose journalistic chores for the counter-culture publication Rolling Stone were slashing and subjective, took his own life in 2005 at age 67.This column isn’t about suicide; it’s about aging with grace. But the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the road to my point goes straight through hell.If you’re going through hell, Winston Churchill said, keep going. Good advice. So here goes. Many young journalists back in the day yearned …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 19, 2012 03:17AM Published Oct 19, 2012 02:33AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.