"Beyond drink and lack of sleep, our only real problem at that point was the question of access to the clubhouse. Finally, we decided to go ahead and steal two passes, if necessary, rather than miss that part of the action. This was the last coherent decision we were able to make for the next forty eight hours. From that point on almost from the very moment we started out to the track we lost all control of events and spent the rest of the weekend churning around in a sea of drunken horrors. My notes and recollections from Derby Day are somewhat scrambled." - Hunter S. Thompson, "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved".
The whole article from which this excerpt comes is worth reading if you've never checked it out. In honor of Louisville's favorite son, I decided to do a series of cartoons of Hunter.