Review: THE JOKE’S OVER by Ralph Steadman

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Poison Pen and Ink

by Will Blythe for NY Times Books

‘ The illustrator Ralph Steadman is a brave man. Not only did he survive humiliation, gunplay and hallucinatory despair through decades of collaboration with the legendarily difficult journalist Hunter S. Thompson, he decided to include as the epigraph to his memoir of those adventures a remark of Thompson’s: “Don’t write, Ralph. You’ll bring shame on your family.” ‘

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