Monthly Archive for December, 2008

Deathbox for 2008!

Deathbox for 2008

Well, it’s the last day of 2008 and we thought songs with an “end” theme might be apropos. Check out our visual list after the turn including some obscure B-52’s footage. So what other songs should be on this list?

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Climate Control

Climate Control on Earth Patrol

When the weather gets crappy, well, build a ramp inside and skate whenever you want. That’s what Patti, Kevin and Stu did. Check out some pics of their skate sanctuaries and some X video after the turn.

Photos: Dan Hughes and Carl Warren

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Slappy Happy

Monday Cover Vol. 3 Issue 7 - Randy Gawlik

This week’s Monday Cover skater, Randy Gawlik, makes the paint chips fly while powering through a slappy. Take that you little yellow curb. Check out a few more pics of Randy’s paint removal technique after the turn.

Happy birthday and congratulations Randy!

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Snow Day Distractions

Snow Day @ Burnside

The snow has turned to rain and Portland is quickly becoming one giant slush bowl. Speaking of slush bowls, check out some still-life action from Burnside. The snow reflected light made the graffiti pop. Enjoy!

Snow Day @ Burnside

Snow Kooks

Snow Kooks - Earth Patrol Network Skate & Snow Challenge

Always answering the call, Grover’s Video Korner comes through with a little entertainment for your holiday viewing. Check out the first video entry in our Earth Patrol Network Skate & Snow Challenge after the turn. Nick Heyward fans will be stoked.

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Skate and Snow

Snow Dragon - December 2008

It’s snowing like crazy here in Portland making skating a bit of a challenge but not impossible. So with that in mind, we are calling you out. Show us your skate/snow related photos/videos by posting them over on the Earth Patrol Network. Check out a few photos in the gallery below for the current snow terrain here in Portland. EPM snowed in!

Winter Storm – Portland, OR

Unfiltered Since 1979

Chesterfield Kings - YouTube Tuesday December 23, 2008

When some of us were cutting our teeth on punk fare, this week’s YouTube Tuesday featured band was honing their garage sound in the wiles of Rochester, New York. Who might this be, you ask? Why, it’s none other than the Chesterfield Kings. See all the videos after turn.

Thanks to Matt Kline for the heads-up on the band.

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Antigravity Devices

Monday Cover Vol. 3 Issue 6 - Mark Conahan

The winter solstice is upon us and along with it an unusual amount of snow is on the ground. So in an effort to thwart bad weather with warm weather photos, check out this week’s Monday Cover skater, Mark Conahan, getting serious at Pier Park.

In addition to shredding the gnar, Mark kills it with drawing utensils. Check out his collection of skateboarding related comic books over at Antigravity Press. We dig them and they make great gifts as well. More photos of Mark on his antigravity device after the turn.

Congratulations Mark!

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Just Create!

Chet Childress Art Show

Bird meets beer and what do you get? Brew Jay! That was theme of Chet’s art show last night over at Cal’s Pharmacy. Great art, good folks and fun times. Check out a few slices of art from the evening after the turn.

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Brew Jay Hunting

Chet Childress Art @ DoS

The weather is perfect for a brew jay hunt. Word has it there’s a good chance a few might appear tonight at this location. Get more info on the flier after the turn.


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