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Reading on the Coast of the Baja Peninsula

On Sunday I leave for Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and have sorted through my large stack of “to-read” books to find the ones I’d like to enjoy over the course of the vacation. 888 more words


The Rum Diary (2011)

Pinaud Clubman talc (in a vintage tin bottle) is featured in the opening scene and in the film poster.

Director Bruce Robinson demanded the inclusion of the… 45 more words

Skincare In Movies

"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