'Our trip was different. It was to be a classic affirmation of everything right and true in the national character - a gross, physical salute to the fantastic possibilities of life in this country. But only for those with true grit ...and we're chock full of that!'
- Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas
Dr. Thompson's work and example have been a continual source of inspiration for the VegasTripping community, and without his seminal tome Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas
, VegasTripping would never have come into existance. For this and a million other reasons, the inaugural Trippie for best book goes to Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas.