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Monday’s “Freak Power Ticket” Features Interview with Oscar-Winning Director Alex Gibney Discussing Hunter S. Thompson Doc, “Gonzo” (Podcast Now Uploaded)

On this week’s edition of “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, 11am-noon): an interview with Alex Gibney, the Academy Award-winning director of Taxi to the Dark Side — about the US’s post-9/11 torture policies — and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Host Ted Coe and Gibney discuss the 2008 documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Gibney’s biography of the celebrated journalist (and inspiration for the radio show’s name). Gonzo was just released on DVD by Magnolia Home Entertainment.

Monday’s broadcast will also feature further excerpts from a recorded dramatization of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” a snippet from “The Gonzo Tapes” CD box set, readings from Thompson’s works, selections of music, and more in the way of audio séance magic.