'Gonzo' journalist


Hunter S. Thompson -- who coined the phrase "gonzo journalism" to describe his own uniquely participatory school of writing -- will speak tonight at Max's on Broadway, 735 South Broadway.

In two appearances scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., Mr. Thompson will speak on "Fear and Loathing in Baltimore." The planned format is an introductory talk followed by questions and answers.

Mr. Thompson's appearance will be preceded by Mark Harp, a local musician scheduled to go on at 7:15 and 10:15 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the first show, 9:30 p.m. for the second. Admission is $12.

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