the term can be used retrospectivley to describe the complete abscence of any memory of the weekend caused by massive brain damage from narcotical abuse.
Going out for a massive night containing random adventures, multiple locations and fuelled by plenty of body and substance abuse.
Reference to Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
The guys were fear and loathing last night.
Fear and loathing finally caught up to me.
The fearandloathers site touched me the way fear and loathing would.
The term can also be seen as part of Thompson's commentary on the perceived descent of American society into moral degeneracy and hypocritical hedonism, largely due to the misguided and greed-driven leadership of national politicians, officers of the law, and local authorities.