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Andrew Cannon interview by Kevin Marks

  Andrew first came onto my radar in the year 2000 at Tampa AM. My first impression was that of a young, confident, jovial, and well rounded skater. We soon started flowing him Killing Machine hardware. And from there I … Continue reading

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Mike Vallely – Veganism, Street Plant, and what started it all. 

In 1990, World Industries released Mike Valley’s pro-model deck that became known as the Barnyard board. Emblazoned on the top of the deck, Valley’s unmistakable message, expressed through a cow with paintbrush in mouth, “Please Don’t Eat My Friends.” Mike … Continue reading

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Dylan Goldberger Interview

Dylan Goldberger is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. He’s been creating art for skateboard companies (Coda, Deathwish and Hopps) and shops (2nd Nature and KCDC)  all around the New York area for several years. He also rides for Coda, Prizefighter … Continue reading

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Ryan Lay Interview by Kevin Marks

  Name, Age, Birthplace?  Ryan Lay, 26, Mesa, AZ What year did you first step on a skateboard? 1998 maybe? What led you to get on that board?  My older brothers influenced me.  We had a copy of Mouse and Public … Continue reading

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Michael Sieben Interview by Kevin Marks

If you follow skateboarding, flip through the pages of Thrasher and Juxtapoz, or browse the shelves of Target (though on this last one you’d be a little mistaken) you’ve certainly seen Michael Sieben’s unique brand of zombified skateboarding youth, woodland animals, … Continue reading

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Interview: Charlie Thomas

Do you mind being called Chuck? Not at all – A couple of people run with that one. What prompted the move to New Orleans? My position at World Industries was eliminated and I was laid off. My girlfriend and I are … Continue reading

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Ed Templeton Interview pt. 3

  And now the dramatic conclusion… If you missed it, go read part 1. and 2.Mr. Fakie: The ‘Bury the Hatchet’ graphic? I’ve got an air fresheners and T-shirts that Tum-yeto sent me. So for the company that’s had very … Continue reading

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Ed Templeton Interview pt. 2

In part two we talk about Ed Templeton’s introduction to Veganism and more about his latest skate shoe on Emerica, a limited edition all Vegan mid-top, The Tempster. We start with another sneak peek of the shoe which comes in … Continue reading

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Ed Templeton Interview pt. 1

Mr. Fakie: So, the new shoe is about to come out. It’s your first shoe in about three years and you’re injured. Ed Templeton: I don’t even know if they’re calling it a pro shoe. Are they? MF: I don’t … Continue reading

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VSB interviews Liberator Writer, Matt Miner

Matt Miner, writer of the new comic book Liberator, a story about two activists that go under ground to rescue animals, as of this writing over 2/3’s has been funded on Kickstarter. Miner has been an Animal Rights activist for … Continue reading

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