Eby Ghafarian Wants to Create a New York–Based Skateboard Magazine
For this week's Mahal, I spoke to New York-based skateboarder Eby Ghafarian about Stoops, the new skateboard magazine he's currently raising money for on Kickstarter.
NEWTHINGS and AMO Had a Kickass Fashion Show
I headed down to the grand opening of the Lower East Side AMO Studios art space and NEWTHINGS fashion installation and caught up with the two people behind it, Ana Bezanilla and Edwin Bolta, to learn a little more.
Cruising with Philadelphia's Rap Guru Ryshon Jones
This week, I drove around in a fancy car with Philadelphia's Rap guru Ryshon Jones, as we chatted about his latest project, Hope Is a Dangerous Thing, an album and poetry collection examining hope in 21st century America.
Marco Hernandez: The Skate Life Photography King of Staten Island
For this week's Mahal, I caught up with skate-life photographer, Marco Hernandez. A native of Staten Island, home to one of the world's largest landfills, Marco snaps pics of skateboarders, bums, dead animals, girls, and anything else that catches his...
Lost at Sea with Adam Mignanelli
After designing for VICE for many years, Adam Mignanelli has moved on to creating fine art and founding the Ballast Projects, an organization that curates exhibitions of artwork created by young and emerging artists. When he’s not championing the works...
Shredding with Galen DeKemper
Galen DeKemper has been shredding New York City for the last decade. For this week's Taji's Mahal, I got to talk to him about his latest skateboarding video, 'MMM,' how Houston Bump and Gay Ledge are his favorite skate spots in the city, and the future...