October, 1996. Having recently been interviewed for Rolling Stone, an angry Hunter S. Thompson writes a heated letter to his good friend and long-time collaborator, illustrator Ralph Steadman, and threatens to sever their relationship. Steadman’s sturdy response, in which he essentially refuses to roll over, is golden.
Below: Hunter’s letter; the offending illustration; Steadman’s reply; and, finally, transcripts. Images courtesy of Hey Oscar Wilde!
Transcript Here: Letters of Note