Chris Nieratko

Sports

The 20-Year Fight to Build a Skatepark in Venice

Dogtown and Zephyr may have sparked the skate scene in Venice Beach, but it was the unruly Venice locals, headed by Jesse Martinez, who doused it in gasoline to see how high the flames would go.
Chris Nieratko
8.31.16
Sports

The World’s Best Skateboard Contest Is an Elaborate Joke

The Dime Glory Challenge is the stupidest and most fantastic contest in skateboard history.
Chris Nieratko
8.11.16
Meet the Nieratkos

What Makes an Award-Winning Porno?

We spoke to AVN senior editor Peter Warren to find out what it takes to get an award for doin' it.
Chris Nieratko
1.23.16
The Up in Flames Issue

Porn Star Summer Brielle Shares Your Pervy Instagram DMs with the World

When one fan messaged her saying he'd like her to suck him like a popsicle, Brielle replied, "I bite popsicles in half and deposit them into food processors before force feeding the resulting slushy to other popsicles."
Chris Nieratko
12.21.15
Stuff

I Went to Costa Rica to Watch Two Kids Hear for the First Time

Chris Nieratko and a traveling band of skateboarders went to Costa Rica to meet up with the Let Them Hear Foundation and document two deaf children as they received surgeries that would allow them to hear for the first time.
Chris Nieratko
11.16.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

Chris Nieratko Hates Condoms and Loves Celebrity Sex Tapes

In this month's 'Skinema' column, Chris Nieratko takes a look at Condemned.
Chris Nieratko
11.2.15
Photo

Photos of the Freaks and Weirdos Riding the NYC Subway on Halloween

For many, Halloween in New York City is a bigger deal than Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, Easter, Fourth of July, and their own birthdays and anniversaries combined.
Chris Nieratko
10.30.15
Stuff

Montreal’s Dime Crew Is the Best Thing to Happen to Canadian Skateboarding in Decades

For as long as long as skateboarding has been documented, Canadians have been trying to fit in with American skaters and failing. On Canadian Thanksgiving this year, a skate collective called Dime Crew proved some 'Nucks can shred.
Chris Nieratko
10.25.15
Stuff

Skateboarding Around the World with Jonathan Mehring

Jonathan Mehring is one of the most well-traveled skateboarders I've ever met, and now his first book, 'Skate the World,' is out from National Geographic.
Chris Nieratko
10.6.15
Meet the Nieratkos

Fancy Lad Is Still the Best Thing in Skateboarding and That Will Never Change

Skaters everywhere want to be Fancy Lads and men and women alike want to bed down with the good-time guys from Bean Town.
Chris Nieratko
10.1.15
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Lex’s Tattooed Vixens

Spoiler alert: If you're new to this column you should know I rarely ever speak about the porno I'm reviewing.
Chris Nieratko
9.8.15
Meet the Nieratkos

Bobcat Goldthwait's Latest Documentary Examines Child Sexual Abuse

'Call Me Lucky' tells the story of Barry Crimmins, a comedian and sexual abuse survivor who took on AOL in the 90s for inadequately dealing with the child pornography circulating through its chat rooms.
Chris Nieratko
9.3.15
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