October62010
jjsong:

hunter s. thompson’s application to the vancouver sun:
“…and don’t think that my arrogance is unintentional: it’s just that i’d rather offend you now than after i started working for you. i didn’t make myself clear to the last man i worked for until after i took the job. it was as if the marquis de sade had suddenly found himself working for billy graham. the man despised me, of course, and i had nothing but contempt for him and everything he stood for. if you asked him, he’d tell you that i’m ‘not very likable, (that i) hate people, (that i) just want to be left alone, and (that i) feel too superior to mingle with the average person.’ (that’s a direct quote from a memo he sent to the publisher.) nothing beats having good references…”
(read full letter here.)

jjsong:

hunter s. thompson’s application to the vancouver sun:

“…and don’t think that my arrogance is unintentional: it’s just that i’d rather offend you now than after i started working for you. i didn’t make myself clear to the last man i worked for until after i took the job. it was as if the marquis de sade had suddenly found himself working for billy graham. the man despised me, of course, and i had nothing but contempt for him and everything he stood for. if you asked him, he’d tell you that i’m ‘not very likable, (that i) hate people, (that i) just want to be left alone, and (that i) feel too superior to mingle with the average person.’ (that’s a direct quote from a memo he sent to the publisher.) nothing beats having good references…”

(read full letter here.)

(Source: jjsp)

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