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"that first year in Europe when I was so ignorant and so confident that every splinter of luck made me feel like a roaring champion." --Hunter S. Thompson

The Rum Diary glistens with phrases like this the way water does in the sea. Thompson does a great job of writing dramatic character profiles. This one is about Yeamon: 177 more words

An Early Update

Hello, lovely readers! So, I know I still have a little over a week left in August, so it’s obviously too early to do my bi-monthly update. 339 more words


The Rum Diary – Hunter S. Thompson

Over a last couple of years,  the name Hunter S Thompson was always somewhere around me. I knew that he was some cool dude, I’ve watched “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, I knew that there was also a book with the same name, and also that that wasn’t the only novel he wrote.  913 more words


Bust out the tequila, mescaline and ether, it's Hunter S Thompson's birthday. Quotes from the font of Gonzo wisdom

“Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested.”  548 more words


The Rum Diary Review (with spoilers)

So, lovely readers, it finally happened. I read a book in 2015 that I didn’t fully enjoy. I can’t really believe it took until July, but that’s just a testament to how many incredible authors and stories there are in the world! 1,640 more words


#wcw - Amber Heard

Earlier this week, I stumbled across a recent photo of Amber Heard and knew exactly who I would be featuring this Wednesday. Amber has had roles in a plethora of films, television shows, and was the star of a sexy Western-inspired campaign by Guess in… 115 more words

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The Rum Diary
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Are the gods toying with me?

Paul Kemp, the narrator of this Lost Weekendknock-off of a novel probably wouldn’t ask that question. 1,017 more words