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In preparation for their upcoming Deckaid art show, Bobshirt posted this candid interview with Jahmal Williams in which he discusses his board graphics and filming for Underachievers. Jahmal has always been one of my favorite skaters to watch and he’s also a super talented artist and all around creative individuals. ADI had the sickest art direction of any company from its era in my opinion, so it’s really cool to hear Jahmal speak on the pro models that he had from them and what those graphics represented.

Apr 142015

With virtually no hype or fanfare, FA World Entertainment just released this promo for their latest offshoot called Hockey. The video features no music and basic titles – just raw ripping on the streets from John Fitzgerald and Donovon Piscopo. I’m feeling the vibe.

All controversy aside, J. Strickland has always had an eye and aesthetic that appeals to skateboarding. This new edit that he put together in conjunction with the release of his new photo book does not disappoint. Check it out for a glimpse into skateboarding’s grimy side.

Monster Children and Richer Poorer have introduced a new series called Table Talk in which Chris Pastras sits down with an influential person for a candid interview. The first episode feature Chris’ long time cohort and partner in Stereo Skateboards, Jason Lee. The iconic skateboarder and actor discusses how he got interested in photography, his love of film, and some of his favorite images that he’s shot over the years. If this piece doesn’t make you want to pick up a camera and start shooting, I don’t know what will.