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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
1.22.16
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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
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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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Gilbert Crocket's Mother Is Pretty Hot

Gilbert Crockett's new company Mother aims to revive a simpler time in skateboarding, when companies cared about the quality of art and design as well as the dollars.
Chris Nieratko
4.13.15
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J Strickland Is the Most Polarizing Man in Skateboarding You've Never Heard Of

He created the Baker Bootleg and Life Extension logos, but he also had a special knack for pissing people off.
Chris Nieratko
4.2.15
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William Strobeck Wants to Bring Back the Golden Era of Skate Videos

In this era of big-budget skate videos, Strobeck's lo-fi contributions are a breath of fresh air.
Chris Nieratko
3.18.15
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Lennie Kirk and the Crazy Side of Skateboarding

Chris Nieratko
3.5.15
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Catching Up with the Actress Formerly Known as Belladonna

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 <i>Inherent Vice</i>.
Chris Nieratko
1.9.15
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Ed Templeton On His New Book and Life After Skateboarding

Ed Templeton may be retired from skateboarding, but his photo game is still going strong. He talked to VICE about his upcoming book <i>Wayward Cognitions</i>, his company Toy Machine, and a possible upcoming, full-length skate video.
Chris Nieratko
11.18.14
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Skateboarding Legend Sean Cliver Talks History, Economics, and Deviant Graphics

"Occasionally, yes, I will get peed on, but come on, who hasn't in the workplace?"
Chris Nieratko
11.6.14
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The 80s Were Sew Cool

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.
Chris Nieratko
10.30.14
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Skateboarding Helped Jim Bates Battle Depression

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.
Chris Nieratko
10.20.14