Many of the 140 bearded men competing attempt to copy the “Papa” persona and appearance adopted by Hemingway in his later years.
Certain works by Ernest Hemingway, Louis Armstrong and Laurel and Hardy can also legally be shared, performed, or sampled without permission or cost.
One legend says Ernest Hemingway coined the cocktail's name when he drank the boozy beverage while muttering, "bloody Mary" about a woman he was dating at the time.
“I like to fish, I like to drink a little bit, I like women and I just like having a good fun time,” says Dave Hemingway (no relation to Ernest).
The truth of the matter is that I am having a Rimbaud moment. My torrid affair with South Florida has been reduced to a surreal feeling of guilt. I have been living in a selfish world where the Gulf of Mexico meets real estate meets tourism in an unholy confluence of greed.