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fear and loathing in las vegas appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by cultural me, Dec 30, 2002.

  1. cultural me

    cultural me Member

    Joined: May 1, 2002 Messages: 911 Likes Received: 8
    god damn good movie and book, no?
  2. »GLÅM¬RÖCK«

    »GLÅM¬RÖCK« Banned

    Joined: Nov 13, 2002 Messages: 563 Likes Received: 0
  3. JohnnyHorton

    JohnnyHorton Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 2,201 Likes Received: 0
    I love that movie... they do a pretty good job of playing people constantly fucked up on drugs...


    "we can't stop here, this is bat country!"

    SRGUN GNRAL Member

    Joined: Nov 17, 2002 Messages: 302 Likes Received: 0
    has anyone ever seen the first part of this movie it is called "where the buffalo roam" with bill murray and it is crazy funk jazz dope illin nah meee for the 2003 recognize homa
  6. Grandola

    Grandola Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 16, 2002 Messages: 1,773 Likes Received: 0
    Hot Damn! I've never road in a convertable before!
  7. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    The book is MUCH MUCH MUCH better. And his explination of how to get off from speeding tickets really does work, ive seen it happen a couple times.
  8. Dirty_habiT

    Dirty_habiT Administrator

    Joined: Mar 8, 2001 Messages: 18,136 Likes Received: 82
    Suburbian: Refresh my memory about the speeding ticket thing.

    And always remember kiddos, "Drugs are bad mmmkay...."
  9. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    " The thing to do-when you're running along about a hundred or so and you suddenly find a red-flashing CHP -tracker on your trail-what youi want to do is accelerate. Never pull over with the first siren howl. Mash it down and make the bastard chase you at speeds up to 120 all the way to the next exit. He will follow. But he wont know what to make of your blinker that says you're about to turn right.
    This is to let him know your looking for a proper place to pull off and talk... keep signaling and hope for and offramp....abnd the trick at this point is to suddenly leave the freeway and tam him into the chute at no less than a houndered miles and hour.
    He will lovk his brakes about the same time you lock yours, but it will take him a moment to realize that hes about to make a 180 degree turn a this speed... but you will be ready for it, braced for the G's and fast heel-toe work, and with any luck at al you will have come to a complete stop off the road at the top of the turn and be standing beside your automobile by the time he catches up.
    He will not be reasonable at first... but no matter...Let him unwind; keep smiling. The idea isto show him that you were always in total control of yourself and the vehicle - while he lost control of everything."
  10. Dirty_habiT

    Dirty_habiT Administrator

    Joined: Mar 8, 2001 Messages: 18,136 Likes Received: 82
    Hmmmm, sounds fun/dangerous.... I think the cops in my area would punch me in the face if I tried some shinnanigans like that.
  11. kido

    kido Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 16, 2002 Messages: 1,463 Likes Received: 0
    I have. Where the buffalo roam is much better adaptation of Hunter S Thompson and Bill Murray plays a better role than Johnny Depp.
  12. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
  13. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 178
    uh... technically it wasn't any sort of 'first part' but... I got to meet Bill Murray (and Brian Doyle) when he was preparing for the role... I was just a small kid so, when I first saw him I just turned around and said: "LOOK DAD! IT'S MEATBALLS!!!!"

    Anywho, he would follow Hunter around and repeat everything he said, completely nuts... like Hunter had some crazy ass delay hooked to his voice. I believe that time nearly killed Layla (Hunter's girlfriend)... Murray's portrayal is pretty dead on...

    Also, a little known fact, though oft sited by me here, is that Hunter is a pack rat, he saves EVERYTHING, so, part of Johnny Depp's deal was that he got to meet Hunter, which is something Hunter doesn't like to do, but, after talking a bit Hunter actually took a shine to JD and graced him by taking him to a closet and presenting him with the actual outfit he wore over the Fear and Loathing weekend. The clothes Johnny wears are Hunter's ACTUAL clothes... there's another story abuot how JD begged to borrow Hunter's old green (peacock shit covered) Volvo, JD let Hunter drive some rental hot rod (Ferrari or someshit) and Hunter ran his errands... While at the liquor store Hunter realized he'd left his check book in his own car, but found Johnny's in the rental, so he simply forged Johnny Depp's name on the check... of course, the liquor store owner knew Hunter and Johnny didn'twant any beef... still, I wish I had such a luxury...
  14. Tre$Loco$

    Tre$Loco$ Member

    Joined: Sep 15, 2002 Messages: 623 Likes Received: 0
    maintain man... no sympathy for the devil, keep that in mind.
  15. InnerCityRebel

    InnerCityRebel Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 19, 2002 Messages: 8,297 Likes Received: 117
    when i first saw this movie my first impulse was to go out and buy it on DVD..It is a great movie...two thunmbs up..