In an exclusive feature, Forbes discussed Cannabition Cannabis Museum and it’s first historical artifact, Hunter S. Thompson’s ‘Red Shark’ from the iconic book and movie, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.”
The Red Shark at Cannabition: Fear and Loathing Returns to Las Vegas at Another Historical Moment
Originally published as a Rolling Stone series in 1972, the classic piece of American literature is acknowledged for peering into “the best and worst mysteries of the American heart” in post-1960’s America and the cultural impact of what felt like the unraveling of the American dream.
‘Fear and Loathing’ is also a significant piece of Gonzo Journalism. Completely subjective and characterized by the implementation of first-person narratives, Gonzo Journalism was birthed by Thompson himself. Drawing its power from self-satire and societal-critique, Thompson’s energetic style captured a generation. Explore the intersection of cannabis and mainstream culture in Las Vegas with Cannabition and Forbes before you visit!