I had a chat with my Japanese washing machine and microwave tonight. Though we all agreed that this was not unexpected (in some form), we couldn't help but feel the burn from the slap of Emotional Shock's combative play.
It was just last week that I was re-reading "Better than Sex" and just two weeks ago that I forced a friend to read "The Rum Diaries" for their first time...
Hunter S. Thompson,...thanks! ..For heart, imagination, satire, beauty, insight, absurdity, talent, balance and unfaltering commitment to being human and living!
For more on the man who has asked me to drink a 6-pack of Asahi beers for him tonight:
The Great Thompson Hunt