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Happy 70th Birthday, Keith Richards!

Originally posted 12/18/2013 02:00PM

Keith Richards turns 70 years old Wednesday, defying the laws of both man and nature.

In tribute to everyone's favorite supernaturally durable guitarist, we've uncovered this amazing video of Hunter S. Thompson (another heroically excessive personality) interviewing Keef in 1993.

The video's chock-full of amazing parts, from the fax Richards sends to Thompson while ensconced in his hotel room ("DOC, I AM HERE BUT VANISHING. I WANT YOUR FEE IN CASH OR NO DEAL DOC") to the fact that Richards greets Thompson with what appears to be a cattle prod clenched in his fist.

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Jack Nicholson Draws Hunter S. Thompson | Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson Draws Hunter S. Thompson

Originally posted 03/09/2005 04:00PM

Stars such as Jack Nicholson, Johnny Depp, John Cusack and Sean Penn turned out for the private memorial service of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson last weekend -- and Nicholson even paid tribute with his own hand-drawn portraits of the late writer.

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Paris's Numbers Go Public | Paris Hilton

WEEK IN REVIEW: Paris's Numbers Go Public

Originally posted 02/25/2005 04:00PM

PARIS DISCONNECT: So much for those unlisted star numbers. Earlier this week, hackers cracked Paris Hilton's cell phone directory and posted the numbers of the rich and famous roster on the Internet. Within hours celebs including Victoria Gotti, Lindsay Lohan, and Ashlee Simpson were deluged with calls. More than 500 numbers and personal notes from Hilton's Sidekick II personal device hit the Web, and the thieves also reportedly accessed some revealing pictures of the Simple Life star. Hilton apologized for the incident, declaring she felt "horrible" about the invasion her friends had to endure.

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Journalist Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself | Hunter S. Thompson

Journalist Hunter S. Thompson Kills Himself

Originally posted 02/21/2005 09:00AM

Hard-living writer Hunter S. Thompson, author of the 1972 first-person "gonzo journalism" classic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, was found dead Sunday in his Aspen-area home of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, sheriff's officials said. He was 67.

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