Lord knows everyone needs a cap with a cat playing keys on it.
Freehand Lettering Gone Wild
Wow. I just found your new favorite typographer. Artist Seb Lester makes free hand lettering look so easy.
Top 7: Top 7 Silver Screen Surf Films
With the Point Break remake already into production and set to hit theatres Christmas Day this year, we thought we’d dig through the archives and compile a list of some of the best movies featuring surf on the big screen for you to binge on before December 25. Take a walk down blockbuster lane here.
WATCH: HAVASUPAI CLIFF JUMPING
The sense of freedom you feel once you hit the road is unparalleled. Especially when you hit the road with a crew of your best friends to cliff jump Havasupai Falls in the Grand Canyon, AZ. Prepare to be awed.
Last night, at the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, Vans premiered their highly anticipated full length skate video, Propeller. It’s going to be a long time before another video like this comes around.
SMOKE: Nixon Ultratide
What can your watch do for you? Tell the time? Ha! We pity you and your basic time telling apparatus.
FROM THE MAG: ALEX W DUJET
We feature French graphic designer Alex W Dujet in issue #46 of Monster Children. His work is incredible – and we want you to own it. So, we’re giving away 10 packs of 10 of his posters, thanks to Ezekiel.
Darts: Aeroplane Video
Melbourne five-piece DARTS have just released their video for their single, “Aeroplane”, and we are premiering it right here on MC. It’s like the Breeders and The Pixies ate Xanax together and then pressed record.
BACK TO THE FEATURE: MIKE CARROLL
Here is the first installment of our new series, Back to the Feature. For this series, we ask a skateboarder to recreate an iconic shot that influenced their career. Episode one features Mike Carroll recreating Mickey Reyes backside wallride at 24th and Mission in San Francisco. Watch the video here.
JAPAN DIARY: THURSDAY/FRIDAY
Welcome to the final chapter of my Japan Diary. I hope you’ve cleared your bowels and had some chamomile tea.
STUDIO VISIT: NICK THOMM
Nick Thomm is an artist from Melbourne who recently collaborated on some skate decks with Globe. We visited Nick, and he was kind enough to show us around his studio.
HUF X SOUTH PARK 420 PACK
Do you like to get high? If the answer is yes, the odds of you enjoying South Park and wearing HUF are also…high.
For some people, turning thirty signifies the end of the world. For Sydney photographer ‘Frenchy’, turning thirty just means it’s time for a photo retrospective on his twenties. Walk down memory lane with him here.
SEAN PABLO INTERVIEW
Sean Pablo chats about photography, lstarting his own label PARADISE, and his zine TEEN STABBING, which has already completely sold out.
Today we present to you the first illustration in our new Holiday series with artist Todd Francis. Each month, we’ll highlight one weird holiday you didn’t know was a holiday, and today is International Save the Elephants Day.
BEHIND THE SHOT: SLURPEE WAVE
The ocean was literally frozen. I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. Slowly, silently, slurpee-like waves crashed towards the shore. I had never seen anything quite like this.
CITY GUIDE: Copenhagen
Niccolò Debole recently visited Copenhagen and can’t stop talking about it. When we asked what made it so good, he said Everyone just seems healthier, happier, and hotter. So I guess we’re going to Copenhagen.
JAPAN DIARY: TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
We’re in Japan putting together our upcoming global issue and it’s funner than shit and no one wants to go home.
READ: STRANGE PLANTS II
Strange Plants II is the second book in a series that celebrates plants in contemporary art, and features works by 30 artists.
LENS: BROADWAY GOLD
Photographer Alex Schmidt realizes it’s hard to separate skateboarding with the city of Los Angeles, because skateboarding has taught him to really appreciate the city he lives in, the people that populate it, and the buildings that cover the area. See his Downtown LA photo series here.