From NOAM CHOMSKY to ICE-T: GLEN E. FRIEDMAN’s Book “My Rules” is a Survey in Being Hardcore

Glen E. Friedman’s legendary photo book Fuck You Heroes is twenty years old this month, sold out and on the privy bookshelves of skaters, punks, hip-hoppers and aficionados of rebellion around the world. Today, Friedman is still defiantly transmitting the aftershocks of the counter-cultures he was at the epicenter of with his sixth book, a seven-pound, 324-page reference, his first …
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Video Premiere: SUPREME Goes Inside the Studio of RAYMOND PETTIBON

Through his work for bands such as Black Flag and Sonic Youth, artist RAYMOND PETTIBON defined the visual identity of American punk culture. With a delivery that is at once clever and violent, Pettibon's work portrays the anti-authoritarian sentiment of marginal youth culture through a vocabulary of signature tropes—ranging from Charles Manson to jocks to cartoon characters to buffoonish …
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Topheadz

To them, work is gliding over the surface of the world – over water on a surfboard; through powder on a snowboard; above concrete on a skateboard. They always make sure to take enough of every drug, to avoid getting trapped between worlds. But skating takes them somewhere you can't go synthetically. They call themselves Topheadz, and they are traceable only by their bespoke hearts. KATE …
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We Honor the PALACE Universe, and Their Wool Cap That Keeps Us Warm

London skate crew PALACE makes boards, hyped apparel, VHS skate vids, and parody broadcast journalism. Its aesthetic is a nonchalant hijinks reminiscent of 1990s skateboarding and against recent trends in slow-motion HD. Founded in 2006 as the Palace Wayward Boys Choir—a group of guys who lived in the same shit-hole apartment in Waterloo, South Bank,…
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Lukas Gansterer Crooked Grinds w/ 032c

Photographer Lukas White Gansterer crooked grinds with 032c in Vienna, 2014. Gansterer regularly contributes to Dazed Digital, Tissue, and Vice. His Tumblr is all about art, sex, porn, cars, skateboarding, architecture, and drugs.
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MOOD: The Art of Contact Branding a New Skate Company

MOOD is an important new skate brand, based in New York, that challenges the “bigger, faster, stronger” MO of the radically accelerating skate industry. Founded by Calvin Waterman and Grandison Taber, Mood releases tight collections (a board, a hat, a shirt) created in collaboration with artists, designers, skaters, and “people with good ideas.” One notable…
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SUPREME NEW YORK

“The fashion industry doesn’t understand SUPREME” says the stylist ANDREW RICHARDSON, who has helped facilitate several projects with the label including a calendar with Larry Clark. “And that doesn’t bother James one bit. They want James out and about, paying for dinners and hosting parties. But he’s not. Fashion people want something that is uncomplicated and easy to digest – those are the …
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