Archive for the Scholarship Category

Ganjanometry

Posted in Scholarship on April 19, 2011 by metalcharlie

As scholars, we rarely take material from other sources. This is grabbed from the wzrds gang though, because they are a source well-respected among the scholarly community and because, being filmed in Portland, this must be spread around. Those Street Thunderites still in Portland should probably head down to old town and light up da spliff wif dees rastas:

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Riders of Dissonant Worlds

Posted in Adventures and Excursions, Films, Scholarship on March 2, 2011 by metalcharlie

Most of you know that Street Thunder stays covering ground from coast to coast to foreign shores. Instead of doing useful things with my evening I made a video with all the bits I had from a while back, and also from right now. It shows Street Thunder doing what they do best–riding forth through the worlds of apocalypse ahead.

Music is “walker of dissonant worlds” by Xasthur. Why can’t more Xasthur songs be like that one?

Legless Larry and the Lipstick Lady

Posted in Scholarship with tags , , , , , , on February 11, 2011 by metalcharlie

Watch it here
1999. The cuttiest Rowdy Roddy appearance?

Picture 9

I’m not entirely convinced. It doesn’t look like him until the closeup on the mouth. Yes homo.

Just because it’s funny

Posted in Scholarship on January 20, 2011 by metalcharlie

Andrew is 100% right about the pronunciation of the word “copse.” From the Oxford English Dictionary: copse /kops/ n. small dense forest. No other pronunciations possible, I admit defeat. However, I still do not recognize dictionary.com as an authority.

Show some Portland Love

Posted in Scholarship on January 18, 2011 by metalcharlie

for one of the dopest blazers. Bill Walton:

European Roads (particularly Belgium and Holland)

Posted in Scholarship on November 15, 2010 by metalcharlie

A quick and enlightening photo in regards to our curiosity about brick roads in Europe. The more you know…

Do you understand…

Posted in Scholarship on November 11, 2010 by metalcharlie

how much tighter Portland used to be?

Springwater Corridor over UP (then SP) Mainline