Kentucky admen are back with take on Hunter S Thompson's essay
Apr 30, 2013
In their continuing efforts to promote Kentucky as a "kick ass" state, the team behind Kentucky for Kentucky (ad industry Kentuckians, Whit Hiler, Kent Carmichael and Griffin VanMeter) has collaborated with with Louisville artist Rachael Sinclair on this print work for the Kentucky Derby. It's an infographic of Kentuckian Hunter S. Thompson"s infamous essayon the 1970 Kentucky Derby. Entitled "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved", it appeared in Scanlan's Monthly. Each silk on the print is symbolic of something from Thompson's essay, name checking Colonel Quick, Nekkid Horses, Whiskey Gentry, Dust Commander, Old Fitz, Chemical Billy, Inbred Horses, and more.