Looking For That Old Fear & Loathing

Ralph Steadman’s name will probably always be irrevocably tied to that of his fellow counter-culture anti-hero, Hunter S. Thompson. “But where indeed is Steadman these days, that co-creator of early 1970s drug- and booze-drenched gonzo journalism as the artist who sketched Watergate-Middle America grotesqueries to accompany Thompson’s words, and who decades later helped to shoot Thompson’s ashes out of a 150-foot cannon? Where’s Steadman when we need his satire the most? Comfortably at home in England, thank you.”