This is real life story of Hunter S. Thompson. HST is "familiar" from the work of Johnny Depp in Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas [DVD]  and Bill Murray in Where The Buffalo Roam [DVD]  but in the DVD we meet the man himself. The life and times of HST are portrayed with brutal honesty. Fear, loathing, Nixom, 'Nam, hell and angels are all in here. Take the trip. I did.