Brandon Wenerd is freelance writer, aspiring novelist, amanuensis, travel public relations guru, empire builder, and editorial-assistant-at-large from Pennsylvania, USA. His interests include: hot sauce, Men of Letters, The American Civil War, professional basketball, Cajun cooking, political scandals, obscure antiques, film noir, Olde New York, spear fishing, and live jazz. He recently served as editorial and research assistant for Anita Thompson on the forthcoming 'Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson' and currently lives outside Aspen, Colorado.