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fear and loathing while high
    #4649784 - 09/12/05 12:57 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I watched fear and loathing in las vegas last night after smoking a giant water bong. I had seen the movie before but when I was blazed it was so much cooler. I didnt even notice till last night all the camera tricks they do. For example, when he is smoking that lightbulb. (by the way, what does that do to you? why was he hitting a lightbulb?) I remember watching it for the first time when I was sober and I couldnt understand some parts, but last night I understood what the director was trying to convey.

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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: XUL]
    #4649789 - 09/12/05 12:58 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

He was smoking amphetamine.


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: XUL]
    #4649790 - 09/12/05 12:58 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Have you read any of his books?


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: XUL]
    #4649794 - 09/12/05 12:59 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

My first time watching that movie was stone cold sober at 6 Am and I had to put the closed captioning on cause my mom was asleep in the next room.

They say shit in that movie you never hear and it's so funny. Well I guess you could hear it...but I feel like I wouldn't have.

Like "Dogs fucked the pope..no fault of mine."


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4649804 - 09/12/05 01:02 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

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Have you read any of his books?





No, but ive heard they are good, one dood recomended me read fear n loathing


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4649811 - 09/12/05 01:04 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

He says that when he is checking into the hotel, right?


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4649822 - 09/12/05 01:06 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Either that, or when he's stumbling into the circus casino thing and he trips over the turnstile.

I also love "mutants killed the kennedies"


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4649833 - 09/12/05 01:08 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Hmm... I don't remember that line.


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4649837 - 09/12/05 01:09 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

He says that to the other dude at the journalists' bar at the big race.


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-Erik Davis


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4649844 - 09/12/05 01:11 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Impossible to walk in this muck; no footing at all


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Boom]
    #4649849 - 09/12/05 01:11 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

WHERE ARE THE FUCKING GOLF SHOES??


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: XUL] * 1
    #4649860 - 09/12/05 01:13 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Wow, I never thought to watch Fear and Loathing while on drugs.  Thanks for the tip.  :thumbup:


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4649863 - 09/12/05 01:14 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

Is this a druggie movie ? :confused:


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Boom]
    #4649874 - 09/12/05 01:18 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

There is some mention of possible drug use, yes.


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4649879 - 09/12/05 01:20 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

:imslow:


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4649880 - 09/12/05 01:20 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I love this movie


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: dblaney]
    #4649898 - 09/12/05 01:27 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

I s-p-i-l-l-e-d L-S-D o-n m-y s-h-i-r-t...


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Boom]
    #4649915 - 09/12/05 01:30 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

actualy i'm reading it right now... and i have to say the movie is pretty close to the book
just makes me respect johnny depp even more!
and of course H.S Thompson for actualy coming up with this crazy trip report!

reading this book reminds me of many trip reports i've read... you can almost feel "the FEAR" just reading his thoughts!

"Look, there's two women fucking a polar bear." :grin:


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Simisu]
    #4649921 - 09/12/05 01:32 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

It IS an excellent read, but it isn't true gonzo journalism; 'Fear and Loathing' went through multiple re-writes.


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Re: fear and loathing while high [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4649931 - 09/12/05 01:36 PM (11 years, 10 months ago)

She's perfect for this gig. These cops will go fifty bucks a head to beat her into submission and then gang fuck her. We can set her up in one of these back street motels, hang pictures of Jesus all over the room, then turn these pigs loose on her


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