Yes, friends and neighbors, hide the Wild Turkey, children under the age of 62, Barbie Doll women, and men subject to the subjugation of bad influence. You find Mr. Gonzo himself re-represented at http://fuppets.blogspot.com/search/label/Hunter%20S.%20Thompson
Fuppets specializes in "Dredging the most interesting and entertaining dead bodies from the bottom of the Internet Meta-Ocean" and here are several postings on the deleterious effects of gonzo journalism.
Is is the Rice Stadium Super Bowl VII that you remember? You likely didn't sit next to Hunter S. Thompson.