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The Greatest Secret Project Names of All Time

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Recently, reports have been trickling out that Google and NASA are in cahoots on a secret project known only as “Google Planetary Ventures.”

Which got us thinking about the great mystique surrounding a secret project name—sometimes borrowed from Latin, sometimes a cheeky nod, but always conveying the gravitas of the situation. And more importantly, it reminded us of some of our favorites throughout history.

Herewith, the greatest secret project names of all time...»

The Rum Diary vs. Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson/Rum Diary

With the release of the long-awaited film version of Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary, we thought we’d lend a hand in separating debaucherous fact from debaucherous fiction.

In particular, we’re going to see how the rum-soaked shenanigans described in the book/film stack up against the real-life shenanigans that inspired them. We’ve teed up some of the most notable (notorious?) moments in the film below...

Buy the ticket, take….well, you know the rest»