As the most crucial influence in my decision to pursue a career with the pen, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson embodied three distinctive and vital aspects that were exclusive to his persona- infallible clarity, uncompromising honesty, and a tireless devotion to believing in the capabilities of Americana. Our society is just that much better for being granted the opportunity of having Thompson in it for the time that he was here.
"Some people will tell you that slow is good – but I’m here to tell you that fast is better. I’ve always believed this, in spite of the trouble it’s caused me. Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba..." — Hunter S. Thompson