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gonzo

1. adjective, slang Of journalistic works, especially first person accounts, highly subjective and over-the-top, in contrast to a traditional style characterized by impartiality and detachment. Her gonzo coverage of the convention has more truth in it than most of the mainstream reporting.
2. adjective, slang Wildly enthusiastic (for someone or something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go gonzo over her.
3. adjective, slang Very exaggerated. That's a gonzo rumor, if you ask me—I don't believe it at all.
4. noun, slang Someone who is wacky or foolish. Don't pay attention to that gonzo's wild notions.

gonzo

(ˈgɑnzo)
1. n. a silly or foolish person. Some gonzo is on the phone asking for the president of the universe.
2. mod. crazy. Who drew this gonzo picture of me?
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Thompson's position as the paratextual gateway into Acosta's text appears on the surface to be both a moving reflection of their friendship and an attempt at subtle marketing of the book by "a writer whose reputation is more firmly established than the author's" (Genette 1997, 268X3 However, in a textual space where Thompson's words precede and shape readers' access to Acosta, the complexity of their intertwined writing and publishing histories--including Acosta's contested role in the genesis of gonzo journalism and the events that led to the shift in his status from co-author to Samoan sidekick in Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--cannot be ignored.
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