Thursday, July 14, 2011
Unmetal Photo Submission: And with LEGOS on our Side, We are Victorious
Today's Unmetal Photo Submission was sent in by TNM reader Finn Dekker. Finn writes:
"My mate and me, some time ago. We were doing a school presentation about one of the most metal subjects: Scandinavian/Norse Mythology. But we also had some really unmetal stuff going on. To represent Vikings we used LEGO. That's Unmetal enough to me..."
Yeah, I agree that there's a lot of unmetal things going on here, such as utilizing a popular plastic children's toy as a visual aide to help teach your fellow students about something as deeply rooted in true metal inspiration as Norse mythology. That's not all you did though. You also brought a little wooden sword with you for your presentation, to show your peers that vikings also used swords, and that if swords were really little and made of wood, that's what they'd look like. Also, the Amon Amarth shirt is a nice touch, albeit an extremely ham-fisted attempt at relevancy.
EDIT: And of course, the poster for Ensiferum's Blood is the Price of Glory in the back. Thanks Sean Hill.
However, for all the unmetalocity we're looking at here, both you and your pal are completely redeemed in your actions within the realm of epic, balls out, true heavy metal, without even realizing it. Consider for a moment, the fact that there aren't many things more metal than not giving a flying lily fuck about school or your education. There's no way around it from the solid evidence we're seeing here: you guys definitely thought up, as well as completed this project in no less than 20 minutes of uninspired laziness. This was clearly thrown together either the day before, or perhaps even the day of this project being due. I also like to imagine that you're doing this presentation, when you were supposed to be doing a book report on To Kill a Mockingbird instead.
Great job guys! For his unmetal photo submission, Finn Dekker shall receive the grand prize of a D- for the semester.
Have any photos of you and your poseur friends acting unmetal? You can either submit them to the Wall of the TNM Facebook page, or you can e-mail photo submissions to brenocide[at]thatsnotmetal[dot]com. If I like your submission, I will feature it here on the blog for everybody in the metal elitist community to laugh at. Except laughing isn't metal, so we're just going to scowl and judge.