ZZ Top and The Black Keys Collabo

It’s funny how things fall into place in a timely manner. I love ZZ Top, remember them from my days as a young little girl, yearning to wear the cute heels and ruffly socks in their “Legs” video.  In fact, I believe I made a reference to that memory a while back under the Hot […]

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Starbucks is the new Fat!

With superfoods like Acai and the “pay for the packaging, over-priced” Monavie, it seems like coffee shops have become the new fast food stops of America. So I’m chilling in my car this morning sippin on some yummy Tazo Green Tea Ginger (not a fan of coffee, that shit’s like a laxative) and I came […]

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Fujiya & Miyagi Bring you "Lighbulbs"

Smooth, collective and on-point. Fujiya and Miyagi are back with a new album and tour. These guys are bad ass and I just can’t help but continue to talk about them as though I were paid to. As the band, gets bigger (now with 4 members) so does their music. Their upcoming sophmore album “Lighbulbs” […]

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SK8OLOGY

Besides their hip publication, ISM Magazine always coming out with some cool events. Check out this exhibit coming up Saturday, August 23in Long Beach, Cali. For their next community project ISM presents “SK8OLOGY,” an exhibition that combines skateboard counter culture with the world of fine art. Showcasing over 150 creative deck canvases from some of […]

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Manhattan Bridge Skatepark Donations

The bird man has begun a pledge drive for the skatepark under the Manhattan Bridge. Currently a mere open space with a few ramps and rails scattered about, there’s high hopes for this sweet location. Hundreds of skaters from all over the Tri-Borough area, New Jersey, and elsewhere come to the park every week. Perfectly […]

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New Baker Web Site

Ah yes, it’s the fabulous Baker boys bringing you their bangin’ new Web site. The shit’s been under construction but now it’s ready to roll. Check out all the featured goods on Baker, Deathwish and Brigada! With videos, tour highlights, photos, and random hijinx, the site should be as wild as the boys ridin’ for […]

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New York is red Hot

Alright all you east coasters, a whole lot skateboarding mayhem going down this weekend! Don’t be the mark that misses it all. It’s back to the banks and Red Bull Manny Mania comin’ in hot. This Saturday, skateboarders from around the world will converge under the Brooklyn Bridge for the 4th annual Back to the […]

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"The Olivetti Chronicles: Notes On Life, Music And Facial Hair"

When I think of musical tastemakers, trendsetters or any person with a keen ear for quality music, I instantly envision a goofy lookin’ Rodney Bingenheimer. With dorky bangs and an almost a dwarf status, that man is a legend: the “Mayor of the Sunset Strip.” In the same turn, you got the famed British disc […]

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Sunset Junction 2008

Awe yeeeah, the hip LA communities of Silver Lake, Los Feliz and Echo Park (know as the Sunset Junction) are at it again with the 28th annual Sunset Junction street festival. If you haven’t been to this awesome musical event that only gets better each year, I highly recommend it! It’s unfortunate the legendary Isaac […]

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Lahaina Skatepark is a Commin'

Shaka bra! Looks like the beautiful county of Lahaina, Hawaii is fixin’ to get a new skatepark up in the mix. Adjacent to the Lahaina Aquatic Center in West Maui, the 15,000-square-foot skate is slated for shredding next summer. The skatepark will feature two bowls side by side with a connector in the middle and […]

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