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A Hunter S. Thompson Board Game

Live your life like Hunter S, Thompson did, and you could find yourself arrested, wealthy, loved by fans, insane, lauded as a genius, or dead. Who wants to take those chances? It’s much safer to pretend you’re Hunter S. Thompson with the board game modeled on his best-known book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. [...]

10 Famous Literary Characters Based on Real People

“Write what you know,” they say. So it makes sense that many authors take a good look around at friends and family when creating characters for their books. 1. Mark Twain once admitted that he wasn’t terribly creative in creating Huckleberry Finn – he based the character almost precisely on his childhood friend Tom Blankenship. From [...]

Who Said It: Hunter or Charlie?

If you’ve been keeping up with actor Charlie Sheen’s very public meltdowns, or if you are a fan of Hunter S. Thompson’s philosophical remarks, you should do well on this quiz. You’ll be given a quote, and all you have to do is decide which man said it. Simple! I got 12 out of 15 [...]