The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show The Gonzo Life of Hunter S. Thompson Listen 21 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56400/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Alex Gibney received the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary with “Taxi to the Dark Side.” His newest documentary, “Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson,” is the definitive film biography of this mythic American writer. It opens July 4 at the Angelika and Lincoln Plaza Cinemas.