Then he put his acting career on hold for two years to make a gonzo mockumentary with his brother-in-law, Joaquin Phoenix.
Despite numerous reports, Kermit, Miss Piggy and gonzo were never supposed to appear as Chick fil-A mascots.
“More often gonzo is the lone ‘weirdo’ with ambiguous gender/sexual/species status,” writes Schildcrout.
1971, American English, in Hunter S. Thompson's phrase gonzo journalism. Thompson in 1972 said he got it from editor Bill Cardosa and explained it as "some Boston word for weird, bizarre." Probably from Italian gonzo "rude, sottish," perhaps from Spanish ganso and ultimately from the Germanic word for "goose."
Insane; wild; bizarre; confused; cuckoo, bananas, nutso: established Hunter Thompson as the father of gonzo journalism, a flamboyant if controversial style/ the gonzo idea of a cross-country street racenoun
: The Gonzo and the Geeks/ These double-gaited gonzos are perpetrating a plague of best-selling takeoffs
[1971+; fr Italian, ''credulous, simple, too good'']