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Lion in Winter Feb 21st 2005 1:40 pm

Fear and Loathing in America
 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4282865.stm

Surprised he made it this far, really.

Another one bites the dust.

NC Penguin Feb 21st 2005 1:45 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 
I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




NC Penguin

Lion in Winter Feb 21st 2005 1:47 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by NC Penguin
I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




NC Penguin

Well the whole thing was sort of an acid trip. It was odd, very odd. So was he I think.

Sarah Feb 21st 2005 2:59 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 
I can't help but think "What did he go and do that for?"
I feel cheated.

Lion in Winter Feb 21st 2005 3:19 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by SarahUK
I can't help but think "What did he go and do that for?"
I feel cheated.


Impossible to tell with suicides. Maybe he was ill, and didn't fancy going that way - I've known people like that. Maybe he was depressive. Maybe he was out of his mind on something. We'll never know I don't suppose.

Lord Lionheart Feb 21st 2005 4:31 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter
Impossible to tell with suicides. Maybe he was ill, and didn't fancy going that way - I've known people like that. Maybe he was depressive. Maybe he was out of his mind on something. We'll never know I don't suppose.

Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD? ;)

Lion in Winter Feb 21st 2005 4:34 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by tomelina
Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD? ;)

Actually that would be totally in character.

Tone Feb 21st 2005 4:37 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by tomelina
Maybe he just got around to watching his movie on DVD? ;)

No it was probably the NBA "All-Star" game :rolleyes:

Pimpbot Feb 21st 2005 4:53 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 
Another fine reason to never do drugs. :rolleyes:

Lion in Winter Feb 21st 2005 4:54 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by Pimpbot
Another fine reason to never do drugs. :rolleyes:

Well yes except that he'd been doing them for about 50 years.

Eskimo Feb 21st 2005 5:53 pm

Re: Fear and Loathing in America
 

Originally Posted by NC Penguin
I heard the news on NPR this morning. Have to admit I never read any of this books and I tried to watch F&LinLV but it way too odd...




NC Penguin


it is simply the funniest book I have ever read - the man my have been drug addled but was a genius - film was shite though


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