Origin of gonzo
Examples from the Web for gonzo
The season finale, which aired July 14, saw the gonzo story come to a close.‘24: Live Another Day’ Showrunners on the Finale, the Dangers of Drones, and Jack Bauer’s Future|Marlow Stern|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Gonzo Option Marin Cogan, National Journal Brian Schweitzer is a one-man challenge to the scripted nature of modern politics.
Then he put his acting career on hold for two years to make a gonzo mockumentary with his brother-in-law, Joaquin Phoenix.Casey Affleck, Star of ‘Out of the Furnace,’ on His Hollywood Struggles|Marlow Stern|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
VHS and the revolutionary ability to fast forward to the scene you want to see birthed the gonzo shooting style.Video Killed the Porn Star: The VHS and Fast Forwarding Revolution|Aurora Snow|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But precious little has been said about this reckless cadre of gonzo docu-journos.VICE Filmmaker Andy Capper on Snoop Lion Doc, Chief Keef Series, More|Marlow Stern|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for gonzo
noun plural gonzos
Word Origin for gonzo
Word Origin and History for gonzo
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."