Eerie signs of oil are everywhere: Not only the eighteen-wheeler
which zooms down the highway or the radio reporter's news story, but also a camouflaged graveyard of cars behind the Sawyer house, a generator that runs the Sawyer's off-grid power system, as well as Leatherface's celebrated chain saw, a McCullough saw with its teeth taken out, which requires an oil and gasoline mixture for its power and an oil-based lubricant for the chain.
This summer, the second Koolhaas-designed space will open in the Venetian's complex: The Guggenheim Las Vegas, a 63,700-square-foot behemoth reminiscent of an airplane hangar, will feature open, airy galleries, seventy-foot ceilings, and a giant, six-story door wide enough to accommodate an eighteen-wheeler
Use pattern blocks or paper shapes to make a model of an eighteen-wheeler
trucks were pulling in and out of the lot when I arrived.
Jimbob the coyote who was hired to smuggle them across the border drinks half a dozen beers makes a wrong turn and crashes his pickup truck into an eighteen-wheeler
Father of two Jonathan London presents My Big Rig, a children's picturebook about a young boy who imagines what it would be like to drive a bright yellow, eighteen-wheeler
truck across the country.
The question of whether Dan Quayle is up to dealing with Mikhail Gorbachev has, of course, been uppermost in the minds of Washington observers ever since Quayle succeeded to office on the day George Bush resigned to take a job driving an eighteen-wheeler
- a career change for Bush that was described by some as the crowning success of his effort to become a regular guy and by others as "some serious overcompensation for the wimp thing.
In the next week or ten days an eighteen-wheeler
will back down our two-track.
While Captains Kirk and Picard had the Enterprise and the Doctor had the TARDIS, our boys trek around the galaxy in the Hoopty, a twenty-third-century cross between low-rider and eighteen-wheeler