• Every deadline was a crisis … No doubt it has something to do with a deep-seated personality defect, or maybe a kink in whatever blood vessel leads into the pineal gland … On the other hand, it might easily be something as simple and basically perverse as whatever instinct it is that causes a jackrabbit to wait until the last possible second to dart across the road in front of a speeding car.

    Hunter S. Thompson (2012). “The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time”, p.186, Pan Macmillan