fear and loathing

fear and loathing

(Hunter S. Thompson) A state inspired by the prospect of dealing with certain real-world systems and standards that are totally brain-damaged but ubiquitous - Intel 8086s, COBOL, EBCDIC, or any IBM machine except the Rios (also known as the RS/6000).
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Underneath fear and loathing in Moscow, there was an element of some sort of covert, carefully concealed respect which the regime paid to them as people of courage and dedication.
Byline: Fear and Loathing in La Liga Barcelona v Real Madrid By Sid Lowe
Ralph had long known the idea of ending up in an old people's home terrified Thompson - who remains best known for his work Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
a) Fear and Loathing in Los Angeles, b) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas or c) Fear and Loathing in Linthwaite?
The dynamic mix of fear and loathing coupled with defense can make for a potent, formidable, toxic combination within the fragile masculine self, and sensitive, careful attention to and consideration of each of those elements are crucial for the most complete conceptual and clinical understanding of this gender conflicted presentation.
It is produced by WC Theatre Company, whose previous shows include Fear and Loathing in Liscard and Vegas (2007) and Scolnus: The Founder of America (2008).
I look forward to seeing if Nick will once again spread fear and loathing throughout the Albert Square.
Thompson, the famed "Gonzo" journalist best known for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--a supposedly nonfiction account riddled with drug- and alcohol-fueled flights of fantasy and made into a movie starring Johnny Depp--shot himself through the head.
He would've been better, perhaps, to revisit that stuff after focusing on some of Buzz's movieland adventures, which cover the gamut from run-ins with moguls to fighting for story integrity (and usually losing) to the fear and loathing of the anti-communist witch hunts.
Such attacks on security software are increasing, according to the Yankee Group's paper Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: The Hackers Turn Pro.
Because lesbian sexuality has been represented as an element of heterosexual male fantasy, it does not have the capacity to inspire the sort of fear and loathing that is at the heart of religious-right appeals to gay sexuality.
Nothing's transfigured, but neither is it raw documentary, fear and loathing.