“We can’t stop here, this is bat country!” — Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas


Being a huge Hunter S. Thompson fan, our CEO ordered Team SOFREP to rent a huge red convertible and drive through the desert into Las Vegas to SHOT Show this year; practicality be damned, this was the only way to properly do it, he said. Here the Managing Editor is caught catching his first sight of bats on the way to Sin City. Maybe I should have laid off the Mountain Dew.