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The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary – Hunter S. Thompson, rum, cock-fighting, more rum, and . . . well . . . more rum. It was 1959. Or was it 1960? He was 22 (He of course, being Hunter S. Thompson ). He flew into San Juan, Puerto Rico to work for a small sport’s paper, which later […]

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Drive

Drive “You tell me where we start, where we’re going, where we’re going afterwards. I give you five minutes when we get there. Anything happens in that five minutes, and I’m yours, no matter what. Anything a minute either side of that, you’re on your own. I don’t sit in while you’re running it down. […]

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Disappear Here: A discussion on Bret Easton Ellis’s Less Than Zero and the movie that followed

Disappear Here: A discussion on Bret Easton Ellis’s Less Than Zero and the movie that followed People are afraid to merge on freeways in Los Angeles. This is the 1st line you read when you open up the controversial 1985 book that put Bret Easton Ellis on the map of young, hot, American fiction writers […]

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BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN

BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN: THE BOOK, THE MOVIE, AND THE AUTHOR “Victory for the Forces of Democratic Freedom!” Only way louder. This is one of the 1st lines you hear in the movie centering around the 3rd short story in the book which is set in interview form. The interviewee goes on after some […]

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