TRAVEL: FINDING LAKE SUPERIOR
The beach was deserted except for a dog in the distance playing at the water’s edge. We walked down the dunes, lit bottle rockets off into the sky and at that moment I realized this was the feeling I had been searching for.
Levi’s® – Live In Levi’s®
We recently joined forces with US based digital agency AKQA to create a 3-minute interactive web film for Levi’s®, as part of their global ‘Live in Levi’s®’ campaign. The ‘Live in Levi’s® Project’ was filmed in 5 cities and explores how a range of different people ‘Live in Levi’s®’ - from music producer Philippe Zdar in Paris,…
Print Ain’t Dead: Agents Provocateurs. 100 Subversive Skateboard Graphics
I was a complete pussy when I was I kid. I’m still a pussy now, but when I was a kid I was such a pussy. I was frightened of anything corruptible– especially drugs and heavy metal. It was drummed into my head early on that any and all drugs lead directly to heroin addiction…
LENS: Molly Steele
Follow Molly’s adventure living in a squat in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans, venturing deep into Mississippi swamps, rambling through the mountains of North Carolina’s notorious Madison County, and the Deep South.
Becoming Friends With Strangers
Sometimes I step back, take a look at a situation in my life, and simply think, ‘Fuck It.’ Other times, I open my fridge when I’m hungry, see a roll of cookie dough, and think the same thing. Then, I see Strangers have made earrings of my exact sentiments and I think, Fuck Yes!
A STRANGE CONVERSATION
We sat down with Dion Agius, Creed McTaggart and the man behind Strange Rumblings, Mr Joe G before the Australian premiere on Sunday night at the Sydney State Theatre. The boys were excited to say the least.
LENS: Benedict Brink in Graceland
Jump in the car, throw all your expectations out the window, and head down to Graceland, Tennessee. And if you can’t, just look at Benedict Brink’s pictures instead. Her camera will take you there.
PEOPLE: SAGE VAUGHN
It is hard to separate Sage the dude from Sage Vaughn the artist. The dude is simply awesome. There are very few people around who I think could be more fun to surf and hang and talk about life and just generally bullshit with than Sage.
Single 12 Months
It’s your dads 80th Birthday, he proposes the idea of a ‘slide night’, you’re thinking great, here goes 2 hours of my life i’ll never get back. Instead, what unfolds is a collection of historic, rare and unique imagery from 1950′s America. This is exactly what happened to a good friend of MC, Craig Rochfort…
Scrambling to get the last bits and pieces done for issue 44. Once again, my name is mud at HQ. But in my defense, this dude has been marching naked women out onto the adjacent roof for the last three days. I don’t think anyone in that redbrick project building has left their apartemnt since Wednesday…….
RVCA welcomes Jeremy Leabres
Jeremy Leabres literally appeared from thin air when he appeared in Emerica’s “Made” video in 2013. With an amazing break through part he landed himself on the exclusive Toy Machine team shortly after. Now he joins the good people over at RVCA in this clip.
LENS: James Hartley
What are you doing this weekend? I had all kinds of plans. But then I saw these shots by photographer James Hartley, and now I just want to stay in bed.
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT TEAHUPO’O WITH MITCH CREWS
One wave I never want to surf in my life, especially in front of a webcast of millions, a channel of peers and a tower of judges. Mitch Crews as a World Tour Rookie is facing that exact situation.
FROTHING OVER FROTH
We just came up with the name as like this joke from this Australian term ‘Froth;’ which like we found out came from the term ‘Frothing at the gash,’ which is like a sexual reference.”
NEW MUSIC: DAN SVIZENY
Why do I keep using Dan Svizeny’s name? Because you are going to be saying it a lot after you listen to this album, which is streaming here on MC exclusively until it’s release.
FILM: JAMESON FIRST SHOT
Seconds before I walked inside the Jameson First Shot premier, a nondescript, early 00′s silver Nissan screeched to a halt by the curb, and out fell Courtney Love. We of course became close friends.
MONSTER CHILDREN PHOTO COMP – REGISTER
It’s that time of year again – The Monster Children Photo Competition is launching soon. Win up to 25K. Be the first to know when entries open by registering here.
LENS: Nat Lanyon
So everyone these days wants to be a photographer, shoot film, shoot girls and make money out of it. God, it does sound good when you put it like that. Anyway, Nat Lanyon has somehow done all of the above and is currently working on a book.
PANEL WORK: SASKIA FOLK
Over the past 8 months Saskia Folk has been hacking rusted out, abandoned vehicles in the Norther Territory to pieces. Fascinated by the textures, patterns, colours and feel that the harsh desert conditions have created she has turned them into one of a kind pieces of art. ‘Panel Work’ starts this Friday August 15th at 424…
MC LA NEEDS AN INTERN
Monster Children is looking for an LA-based intern to join the Eagle Rock office. Email us!