Lennie Kirk and the Crazy Side of Skateboarding
To be canonized a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church you have to perform a miracle from the grave. To be deified in skateboarding you have to put out one good video part.
I was bored out of my mind last week, so I decided to attend my 20-year high school reunion. I don't know what I was thinking. It's not like I knew anyone or was excited to see some old flame or even cared about how fat everyone had gotten; I just had not…
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
There's a scene at the end of Richard Pryor's Brewster's Million where Pryor steps into a room built specially for him and says, "This is the room I want to die in." I felt the same way when I walked inside Elvis's home in Palm Springs.
I'm not talking ironic hipster tattoos of bacon or Rambo; I'm talking praying hands pressed together holding a machete or an Uzi in preparation for a holy war.
Belladonna's fans have been wondering what she's been doing since leaving porn, and I'm sure they were shocked to see her pop up in Inherent Vice. I decided to call up the star of Dick Sauce to discuss how this new chapter in her life is goi…
In the opening scene of this porno spoof of Martin Scorsese's ode to the excessive 80s, porn star Dani Daniels (the film's equivalent of Leonardo DiCaprio) gets head under her desk while trying to sell penny stocks on the telephone.
New York skateboarding legend Ian Reid is responsible for the two rawest, grittiest skate videos of all time: Ian Reid's Video, and Sex, Hood, Skate. The antics of Jackass, CKY, and early Baker videos combined don't come close.
Ed Templeton may be retired from skateboarding, but his photo game is still going strong. He talked to VICE about his upcoming book Wayward Cognitions, his company Toy Machine, and a possible upcoming, full-length skate video.
"Occasionally, yes, I will get peed on, but come on, who hasn't in the workplace?"
Are you aware that there's an order of operations to the sexual acts porn stars will perform in their careers, and that for many girls, sadly, interracial sex is considered so taboo that it comes after bukkake and gang bangs on their fucket lists?
Artist Dalila Acuña has been trying to harness her fixation with the 80s in a healthy (albeit drunk) manner, by sewing odes to her favorite scenes from 80s movies into pillows and bags. Tonight she'll be sharing the work at an art show in San Francisco.
The old adage "skateboarding saved my life" rings especially true with former pro skater Jim Bates, who has dealt with clinical depression his entire life. Recently, Jim wrote and illustrated a children's book called The Boy Who Skated with Dragons…
To put it into perspective, the average part is around three to five minutes.
He came up in a time when there was no money in skateboarding, and the more you stood out from the pack, the more you were loved.
Skateboarding in the early 90s was a special thing. The popularity bubble from the 80s had burst, leaving companies free to do pretty much whatever the hell they wanted because no one was watching. John "The Man" Reeves, a member of the notorious H-Street…
When Baker Skateboards pro Dustin Dollin first came over from Australia he was instantly dubbed "Devil's Spawn" for his torturous, drunken lunacy. I remember seeing him for the first time at the tail end of the 90s at a BMX park in Tom's River, New Jersey…