Don’t Try The Hunter S. Thompson Diet Because You Will Probably Die.

Writer Hunter S. Thompson’s daily routine was absolutely fu*king insane.

3:00 PM – Rise
3:05 – Chivas Regal with the morning papers, Dunhill cigarette
3:45 – Cocaine
3:50 – Another glass of Chivas, Dunhill
4:05 – First cup of coffee, Dunhill
4:15 – Cocaine
4:16 – Orange juice, Dunhill
4:30 – Cocaine
4:54 – Cocaine
5:05 – Cocaine
5:11 – Coffee, Dunhills
5:30 – More ice in the Chivas
5:45 – Cocaine
6:00 – Grass, to take the edge off
7:05 – Woody Creek Tavern
9:00 – Cocaine
10:00 – Drop Acid
11:00 – Chartreuse, cocaine, grass
11:30 – Cocaine
Midnight – Ready to write
12:05 – 6:00 AM – Chartreuse, cocaine, Chivas, coffee, Heineken, Clove cigarettes, grapefruit, Dunhills, orange juice, gin
6:00 – Sit in the hot tub, champagne, Dove bars, fettuccine alfredo
8:00 – Halcion
8:20 – Sleep

 

How did he survive until 67? Looking at that routine you can tell he didn’t just talk the talk: I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.”, he walked the walk.