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The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved: A Remembrance

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Birth of Gonzo - The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved (via kintybarton)


Today is the 137th Kentucky Derby. The Derby takes place in Big East country. A son of Louisville, Hunter S. Thompson, wrote about this event in 1970 in a piece entitled "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved." The article remains a worthwhile read to this day. BECB remembers where Gonzo journalism began: the Kentucky Derby.