Cam Stynes has given all our childhood graphics a new life. The life of a 65-year old biker who you shouldn’t look twice at.
Top 7 Podcasts: Aaron Farley
I don’t listen to music because I get half way through a song and think, “not the right vibe, NEXT”, as I pound the desk like a dumb gorilla. This is where podcasts come in. Listening to people talk all day, so I don’t have to talk to people in real life seems to be my cup of tea.
Mike Giant interviews VC Johnson – MC issue 45
You’ll be surprised to learn that Vernon Courtland Johnson—the man who created some of the toughest, coolest, most awe-inspiring-est skate graphics at the dawn of modern skateboarding—is something of a hippie. You’ll learn all about him in issue #45, coming soon.
WATCH: WAKE IN FRIGHT
When people ask what it’s like where I grew up, my answer is this film. Wake in fright.
Hello Friend. By the late Rome Torti
If there’s ever a good reason to buy a book, this is the reason of all reasons. Rome Torti’s dream has become a reality and Rachel and Ryder need your help.
A LITTLE CHRISTMAS LOVIN’
The most loved/hated time of year is fast approaching, here at Monster Children we are feeling the Christmas spirit so we are selling the ten year anniversary book for 50% off the original price and we’ll even send you a free Evan Hecox tote bag with it!
On February 23, 2014 a mate of mine, Bradley Carbone (co-founder of Sneeze mag), suffered a C5 spinal cord injury while snowboarding in Vermont. The injury has left him paralyzed with significant physical and financial challenges, which include medical, rehabilitation, and living expenses that go above the limits of insurance coverage. This comes as particularly…
SEASONS GREETINGS FROM TRAVIS MILLARD
Buy anything from the MC shop from now till that fat guy dressed in red breaks into your house and steals all your cookies, and receive a complimentary 3 pack of greeting cards illustrated by Travis Millard. Each greeting is as offensive as the next.
PATAGONIA LAUNCH ‘WORN WEAR’
There’ll be beers, food and music. Why haven’t you clicked yet?
SHORTS ABOUT SHORTS WITH NANDA ORMOND
Nanda Ormond commissions small Koreans to do his work for him. Truth is out.
FROM THE BOOK: ED TEMPLETON
Ed Templeton: Skater, photographer, artist, founder of Toy Machine skateboards and early adopter of Monster Children features in our Ten Year book and tells us how being in MC launched his career and helped get him laid…
KEVIN LYONS AND JEAN ANDRÉ AT HVW8 GALLERY
Linnea Stephan caught up with artists Kevin Lyons and Jean Andre on the opening night of their HVW8 show to find out more about their characters, work ethic, and the process of designing wearable art.
LENS: Jason Corroto
Lifestyle, it’s probably one of the harder categories to win, or is it the easiest? It’s a really broad category and probably because we were bored of coming up with such creative ones like Music, Travel, Girls and Action. Aren’t we clever.
CRATE: 8 ALL TIME FAVOURITE ALBUMS WITH ARTIST SONNY DAY
Sonny Day (yes that’s his real name) is one half of the loved artistic dynamo duo We Buy Your Kids, and I asked him to share his 7 all time favourites and a little yarn about each. He gave us 8.
LENS: Dana Neibert
We asked Dana to send us his 10 best travel shots and what he sent made us feel all that much better for picking him as a winner.
LENS: Larsen Sotelo
We put the winners of the 2014 MC Photo Comp to the test and to prove to you they’re real people and real photographers.
Signify Thirty – 30 portraits in 30 days
Australian artist Liesel Arden is embarking on a 30 day painting challenge to raise money and awareness about Motor Neurone Disease. The challenge: 30 portraits in 30 days.
Exhibit: Max Berry – Inwardness of Place
Sydney painter Max Berry works damn hard to make things easy. While not too sure if he’s nailed it quite yet one things for sure, he’s not far off the simple life when it comes to his new paintings. Slow n’ steady wins in the end right? This exhibition, Inwardness of Place has been a year in…
Hey Melbourne, you you go to this, all of you.
PEOPLE: JAMIE BROWNE
Jamie Browne is an artist from Sydney, Australia, whose brilliant drawings you may recognize from Volcom tees and posters or from his own growing portfolio. We asked him a few things about pizzas and puns.