British authors, we love'em. Whether Dickens or Waugh, Shakespeare or Tom Stoppard, Nick Hornby or Graham Greene. Today, for no good reason, one sticks out in our heads: George MacDonald Fraser. He is probably best known for his Flashman series, in which Victorian-era cad Harry Paget Flashman sort of fumbles his way to fame and glory through most of the historical events of the time despite being a coward and a jerk. We can relate. We're also big fans of his memoir of World War Two in Burma, Quartered Safe Out Here, which recounts more factual but almost equally as entertaining wartime experiences. That being said, most on this side of the pond probably best know his film adaptation of Octopussy.
When we learned about the probable death of the El Camino badge for the Pontiac G8 ST, we waxed Shakespeare with our own version of Marc Antony's famous eulogy and in kind, Pope Dearthair or whatever he's calling himself now, responded with Cassius' speech to Brutus from the second scene of the play: