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    • Outlaw Journalist

    • The Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson
    • By: William McKeen
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Esteemed author and journalism professor William McKeen chronicles the mesmerizing life of legendary Gonzo journalist and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas author Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson’s childhood is detailed, along with his explosive relationship with his editors at Playboy and Rolling Stone, his drug use, his controversial persona, and life at his secluded Colorado home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enlightening and well written

    • By D. Lichtenstein on 05-27-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Modern Scholar: Rock 'n' Roll and American Society: Part One

    • From the Beginning to 1960
    • By: William McKeen
    • Narrated by: William McKeen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    An author and university professor whose books include scholarly works on the Beatles and Bob Dylan, William McKeen here tackles the role of popular music in American culture. Beginning with the emergence of rock in the 1950s, and including the meteoric rise of artists such as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry, McKeen examines the growth of the recording industry while incorporating the social and intellectual history of the country.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative But Factually Flawed In Some Respects

    • By Nikoli Gogol on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: Stranger Than Fiction

    • The Art of Literary Journalism
    • By: William McKeen
    • Narrated by: William McKeen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    In this compelling series of lectures on literary journalism, Professor William McKeen delves into the origins of storytelling, the nature of literary journalism, and the ways in which literary journalism has affected culture and modes of expression.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected, but good.

    • By Joshua R. Zufelt on 03-19-16

    Regular price: $49.95