Hunster S. Thompson's fearless lawyer sidekick in the novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Very violent drug user. Disappeared on a boat out in the pacific sometime in the mid-seventies and was never heard from again. HST wrote an epitaph.

See: Oscar Acosta's Epitaph

Dr. Gonzo, as Hunter S. Thompson called him in Fear and
Loathing in Las Vegas
, also wrote two books: Revolt of the
Cockroach People
, about his involvement with the
"brown power" movement in LA during the late 60s and early 70s,
and his autobiography, The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo.

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