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Years ago I did research work on the short-lived magazine Scanlan's Monthly (1970-71), edited by Warren Hinckle (former editor of Ramparts) and Sidney Zion (former New York Times reporter). Hunter S. Thompson was the magazine's most famous contributor; his landmark "gonzo journalism" piece "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" first appeared in Scanlan's.
I wrote a paper on the magazine that was accepted for the 2004 AEJMC conference, which you can find here: