In issue #35 of Monster Children, we asked skateboarder Alex Olson what 10 things really got his goat, and he handled it with the grace and ease of a 97-year-old with prostate cancer.
This week’s playlist was created by none other than prolific artist Mike Giant. Not only does Mike have one of the steadiest hands in the tattoo game, turns out he’s got a steady ear, too.
For issue #47 of Monster Children, we visited artist Haroshi at his studio in Kosuge, Japan. Haroshi has been turning discarded skateboards into awe-inspiring sculptures for over a decade. Watch the video here.
Josh Pall’s got a right-brained approach to skating. He picks far-out spots, and hits them in simple ways that none of us would ever think to do.
Grant Yansura sat down with the WKND skateboarder Alex Schmidt to talk about work, his photography, women, and near death experiences. Learn all about him here.
Featuring full parts from Zeb Weisman, renowned Tweeter Matt Mooney, Baby Elijah Cole, Cash Mathieu, Ty Lyons, a career-high outing from Lurker Lou, and Wavy Dada/Josh Velez looking as radiant as ever.
Watch Yonnie Cruz and Brendan Carroll just downright crushing it in Local Express, the new indie vid by John Valenti.
Enjoy our second installment of Interview on a Stick featuring Monster Children Editor Jason Crombie and professional skateboarder Austyn Gillette.
Last week, Cons Project Gold Coast took place at Miami Marketta on the Gold Coast. 15 participants took part in the two-day workshop ‘Make Your Own Skateboard Graphic.’ Watch the video wrap here.
Check the second in the series from the Roomies crew out of Paris, “Plus,” as they travel around Europe all summer chilling and skating.
Jonayd Cherifi and Marin Troude wanted to pay homage to the beauty of Paris at night, and my god have they succeeded. ‘Night And The Soul’ plays like a love note to the city of amour.
Directed by Brandon Jenson, watch Kevin ‘Spanky’ Long and Josh Harmony cruise around town to catch artists like Aaron De La Cruz and Jeff McMillan turn a drab wall into a work of art for Pow! Wow! Long beach.
Bill Strobeck and the boys keep it going and rattle off another one this summer—this time in promotion of a Supreme x Nike SB GTS. Featuring Alex Olsen, Brian Anderson and Kevin Bradley. Swoosh.
For twelve days, Curren Caples, Greyson Fletcher, Julian Davidson, Jeremy Leabres and Nestor Judkins ripped it up in the land of the rising sun, and Brandon Jensen filmed the whole thing.
HUF teamrider and current MC cover boy Austyn Gillette is back in the game a year after double knee surgery. What the hell did the nurses inject him with?
Last week, Johnny Wilson premiered his highly-anticipated one millionth skate video, titled Sure. I went on down to the Sunshine to smoke weed in a movie theater and “cover the event.”
Eugene first began his career by selling toys to his elementary school peers. He then upgraded to petty crime, stealing from the coat pockets of Duke university students. Now he runs a skate shop from his apartment. Read his incredible story here.
Utter mayhem ensued this morning at footwear retail outlets across the U.S. with the release of this ultra-rare, very expensive collaboration between the industry leaders in fashion and copper-alloy hardware.
We sat down with Davis Torgerson to get the inside scoop on the best places to skate, eat, shop and sight see in his home state of Minnesota.