Not to be outdone by the Pope:<br><br><br>Hunter Thompson's Remains To Be Shot Out Of Cannon<br><br>DENVER -- Hunter Thompson lived fast and loud. And the late gonzo journalist will make at least one more loud noise before he's done.<br><br>Thompson's widow announced that his ashes will be shot out of a cannon mounted on a 53-foot sculpture on the grounds of his home in Colorado.<br><br>Anita Thompson said this was his wish. As she put it: "It's expensive, but worth every penny," adding, "He loved explosions."<br><br>Thompson shot himself in the head in February. The author of classics that included "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "The Great Shark Hunt" was 67.<br><br>The sculpture will reproduce Thompson's "gonzo fist" emblem. The cannon blast is to take place sometime in August.<br><br>
I don't know if this was intended, but this sequence made me jump back and say "whooaaa"<br><br><blockquote>"It's expensive, but worth every penny," adding, "He loved explosions."<br><br>Thompson shot himself in the head in February.</blockquote><br><br>****************<br>no sig
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