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The Rum Diary, Hunter S. Thompson

Novel vs. Motion Picture

I’ll have to go with the Novel. It had more depth, more detail. Books usually do have more details because the words have to paint the picture in your mind but this movie seemed to lack a lot of the detailed thought that went into HST’s drunken ramblings.  168 more words

Baby did a bad, bad thing

As we head into the, ahem, steamy British summer I found myself having mini flashbacks to sexy dance moments in film (just the way my mind works). 200 more words

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identical homes' record release @ bottom of the hill

saturday night i hit the bottom of the hill in sf, to see identical homes for the release of their first record, a hydrophelia. but headlining that night was a band called sea lioness, who were also celebrating a digital release of a new ep. 660 more words

The Rum Diary

Hilarious, funny, and a great prequel to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. A very fine film. Giovanni Ribisi is excellent.

Watched In 2014

120. the rum diary (2011)

As a huge fan of both Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hunter S. Thompson I’m surprised it’s taken me so long to get around to seeing this. 129 more words

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