'Off my face' at the Open, a fortnight of excess

    Press/Media: Expert Comment


    Drawing on the Gonzo journalism of Hunter S Thompson, this is a light-hearted look at the Australian Open. The article draws inspiration from Thompson's 1960 piece on the Kentucky Derby and is intended to prick the hyperbole, melodrama and general excess that is a feature of media reportage of these events

    Period2 Feb 2015

    Media contributions


    Media contributions


    • tennis
    • Australian Open
    • Gonzo journalism