Izzy enters the holiest Balinesian city skeptically. In the silence that follows he makes unexpected offerings.
MoHoWeen: the Uncharted Dive Origin Story
This is a story no different from any other Halloween, except this is the night Wara met Vic and Vic met the MoHo, all while Isy embraced his mortality behind Big Buck Hunter. Welcome to Halloween on Morrison Street.
Dives of Christmas Past: Showdown at the Jolly Roger
an Oral History of the Great Christmas Snowpocalypse, as told by the authors of Uncharted Dives: Wara, Isy Badger and Vic Neverman.
Portland’s Bucket of Blood (or “I’d Rather Be Lonely Tonight”)
Vic participates in a paranormal investigation experiment, sitting down in the closet of an old tavern in a place known as a Gateway to Hell. And he is not welcome.
Football is Life
Portland, OR “We completely undervalue curiosity” I was nearly shouting as I shouldered in through the door, talking back towards Roy who closely followed on the balls of his feet, his long arm reaching up to keep the door open long enough to enter. Inside the place was buzzing, and a chorus of voices poured…
Folly at the Jolly Roger: The worst crapper in America?
Uncharted Dives kept a ranking of the worst bars to have to do your business. None of the contributors ever anticipated having to use a toilet on this unfortunate list. Until one fateful Christmas, when they did.
Guns, Nerds & Steel: A Night out at the New Star
It was a place of forgotten love. Where poets are quoted whose names are now lost. No one went there to win anything. Only to arrange a more perfect defeat. We always drank the big pitchers made from hard plastic. We spent Popeye’s 24th birthday there, and one night, after we accidentally started a melee…
Portland Gigolo, Inc.: The Hood River Affair
A Lost Chapter in the Legend of San Diego Johnny, Prince of Dirt-Baggery and High Priest of Herpes…