Ben Thompson

Badass: Birth of a Legend

Ben Thompson

Talk: Badass: Birth of a Legend

Author Ben Thompson does a reading from his book "Badass: The Birth of a Legend" of Thor, The Viking god of thunder and awesome hair, who crushed the skulls of giants with a ridiculously huge hammer. He also does a reading from his first book, "Badass" of Nikolai Tesla - The greatest mad scientist of all time who spent his final days developing a massive atomic “death ray”. Ben Thompson is a full-time corporate wage slave who spends his spare time writing about things he thinks are badass.

Ben Thompson

Ben graduated from Florida State in 2002 with degrees in History and Political Science, and has run badassoftheweek.com since 2004. His first book, BADASS, was released by HarperCollins in October 2009. His second book, BADASS: Birth of a Legend was released by the same publisher in March 2011. He has written humorous badass-related articles for Cracked, Fangoria, and The American Mustache Institute.

Badass: The Birth of a Legend

Forget your whiny Twilight vampires and werewolves, these badasses kick butt!

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