Happy birthday, Hunter S. Thompson

Had he chosen to stick around, Hunter S. Thompson would have been 77 years old today. We're just going to share this photo of the man on his ranch, annotated to point out the incredible awesomeness included therein, and we'll also say this: If you haven't read him, read him. His legacy is disquieting to this day. » 7/18/14 1:49pm 7/18/14 1:49pm

PCH, Fear And Loathing On The Campaign Trail '72 Edition: Mercury Cougar Or Volvo 1800ES?

In possibly the most humiliating defeat for France since the whole Algerian débâcle, a French car lost a Project Car Hell challenge to American machinery, with the '61 Simca Aronde getting crushed beneath the rusted hulks of a pair of Lincoln Continentals... and that's with the Simca getting some help from one of the… » 7/15/08 5:20pm 7/15/08 5:20pm

Hunter S. Thompson on Ducatis and the Cult of Speed

We love motorcycles, but we admit that we will probably never own a Ducati. They, like their four-wheeled bretheren from Ferrari and Lamborghini, make an absolutely glorious noise. But after years of crashing BMX bikes and having managed to flip a quad, we will most likely buy a vintage Britbike to putter down to the… » 8/02/06 3:30pm 8/02/06 3:30pm