The Schedules of Benjamin Franklin and Hunter S. Thompson

by Mike Shea on 12 January 2013

Benjamin Franklin Hunter S. Thompson
5:00 AM Rinse, wash, and address Powerful Goodness! Contrive a day's business, and take the resolution of the day; prosecute the present study, and breakfast. Question: What good shall I do this day?) 6:00 AM In the hot tub - champagne, Dove Bars, fettuccine Alfredo
8:00 AM Work 8:00 AM Halcion
12:00 PM Read or look over my accounts and dine. 8:20 AM Sleep
2:00 PM Work 3:00 PM Rise
3:05 PM Chivas Regal with the morning papers, Dunhill cigarette
3:45 PM Cocaine
3:50 PM Another glass of Chivas, Dunhill
4:05 PM First cup of coffee, Dunhill
4:15 PM Cocaine
5:11 PM Coffee, Dunhills
5:30 PM More ice in the Chivas
5:45 PM Cocaine
6:00 PM Put things in their places. Supper. Music or diversion or conversation. Examination of the day. Question: What good have I done today? 6:00 PM Grass to take the edge off
7:05 PM Woody Creek Tavern for lunch - Heineken, two margaritas, two cheeseburgers, two orders of fries, a plate of tomatoes, coleslaw, a taco salad, a double order of onion rings, carrot cake, ice cream, bean fritter, Dunhills, another Heineken, cocaine, and for the ride home, a snowcone (a glass of shredded ice over which is poured three or four jiggers of Chivas)
8:00 PM Cocaine
10:00 PM Sleep 10:00 PM Drops acid
11:00 PM Chartreuse, cocaine, grass
11:30 PM Cocaine
12:00 AM Hunter ready to write
12:05 AM Chartreuse, cocaine, grass, Chivas, coffee, Heinekin, Clove cigarettes, grapefruit, Dunhills, orange juice, gin