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5/17/13

New Feature (that will only happen once)! We’re calling it “Look Who Stopped By!

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Hi, Chris Roberts. Why did you come to Girl today?
To drop off Walking Dead episodes to you…and to get free stuff.

What’s your favorite free stuff to get?
Boards, shirts and pants.

Do you believe in zombies?
I would like to see the apocalypse.

Would you survive?
Of course I would. Anyone who wants to survive the apocalypse I’m your man. Actually I doubt it. I’d be the first one to go…to turn.

Are you skating this weekend?
Yeah. I go to Stoner everyday, not on the weekends though. That’s horrible idea.

Ever gotten stoned at Stoner?
No.

Has Daniel?
Of course he does.

Favorite obstacle there.
The ledges, even though they don’t slide.

Thanks for stopping by.
My pleasure.

Been a slow week we know, well kind of. Exciting stuff next week, we promise.

 

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5/14/13

McCrank breaks it down, part by part, for SBC.

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5/10/13

Desillusion Magazine has a trailer to their larger forthcoming Koston piece.

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And if a short film on The Champ isn’t enough, how about a rap song? Thanks for the link Jesson.

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Don’t forget those mamas and baby mamas this Sunday.

 

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5/09/13

New Stevie Perez video for the Camby now live at Lakai.com.

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Set you’re Memorial Day Weekend off with a Girl and Chocolate demo at the Vans Park. Fun fact: the May 24th is Robbie McKinley’s birthday. Make it special.

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5/08/13

Justin Eldridge’ s Pretty Sweet Full Length Part Re-Edit, presented by our pals at ValSurf.

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Tomorrow Stevie Perez will be introducing Lakai’s new Camby shoe via radical skating. Here’s a tickle.

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Roberts, MJ, wigs, a vintage automobile, teenage thugs from a mysterious era, Evan Hecox  and 10 fucking years of Monster Children. How could you go wrong?

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5/07/13

Here’s how Smyth described, via text, the Trunk Boyz’ reaction to recently turning pro. “Elijah was so smiley, Raven was straight blushing and I think Stevie was fighting back the tears.” Amazing.

Ray Ray just put up some of his classics of Malto.

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Funny because it’s true…kind of.

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5/06/13

This Wednesday, in conjunction with our friends at ValSurf, we’ll be hosting Justin Eldridge’s Pretty Sweet Full Part Re-Edit.

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5/03/13

Congratulations to Elijah, Raven and Stevie on taking the pro plunge. We love you guys and you make us proud!

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Our guy, and Girl’s longest standing employee, Andy Jenkins talks Tom Waits and BMX over at Green Label.

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QUOTE:
“It’s like 3rd world, but you got 4G.”—Raven on Puerto Rico

 

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5/02/13

The Brunner Twins, Pierce and Chris, on the Crail Couch.

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More Royal rippage at the Berrics, featuring more of the twins nonetheless. As if you needed more.

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5/01/13

Reports of a smashing first day for the dudes in Puerto Rico. Bowl rides, street moves, and a midnight swim. So remember if you’re on the island go check ‘em out.

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Eric promises a Chomp 2 in this Kingpin interview! He better warm up the GG costume.

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The Cheeks teams up with Creepy and FTC for some T-Shirt biz.

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Our good friend Matt Schnurr is building a new site for you guys to battle on. Check it out.

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4/29/13

Sebo and his friend Tom Bender set out to make a fun little part filmed entirely in Portland. Check it out.

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This week’s (and probably next’s) Guest Front Page Poster photos reflect Justin Eldridge’s recently tapped into artistic side. Who knew you had it in you Eldy? Keep ‘em coming. Next stop, poetry slam!

 

 

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4/26/13

If you’re in the greater Tampa area tomorrow check out The SPOT’s Spring Roll with special guests Guy Mariano, Raven Tershy, Stevie Perez and Miles Silvas.

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Long time supporter of The Art Dump, THIS Gallery is closing. Come by tonight to the final show featuring 150 artists. I gotta imagine that Hershel is one of them since he’s suggesting that I post this. Click below for details.

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And if you missed this yesterday (we doubt it) here it is today.

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4/24/13

Drunk bike rides for eight, sex in the toilet and quitting roommates. It’s all in there in Smyth’s Keepin’ It Real episode 3.

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Mini Top 5 (trad.)
Daniel Espinoza’s Top 5 things about going pro
1. Do I get a raise?
2. I can force my friends to ride boards with my name on them
3. I can finally tell chicks I’m a pro skater
4. I’ve been thinking about getting braces
5. There’s really no difference, same shit

 

QUOTE:
“I like to get Taco Bell after 10pm.”—Daniel Espinoza on why he doesn’t like Europe

 

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4/23/13

Jer’s new Royal Trucks ad is out the blouse.

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Guy’s last moves in regs.

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4/22/13

The Cheeks goes Bang Bang.

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At this point you’re well aware of the Royal United Nations on the Berrics. Well, here’s Yoon’s view of the proceedings.

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4/21/13

Royal United Nations on The Berrics.

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4/19/13

Vincent Alvarez for Royal.

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And keep with the regal theme, there will be a Royal United Nations going live on The Berrics tomorrow.

 

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4/18/13

The Cheeks and Geoff go gramming at The Berrics.

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Things are going 20% off right now in the Pretty Sweet Shop.

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4/17/13

Smyth hasn’t watch a live TV show since the advent of Tivo, so don’t be getting bent out of shape if he gets off schedule on his Keepin’ It Real duties. Here’s episode 2.

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QUOTE:
“Commenters are talking shit on my Mandarin. I need to redo the whole thing in Mandarin.”—Jerry Hsu concerning his We Shred It, You Said It, We Read It

 

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4/16/13

You either live in Puerto Rico or you need to get to Puerto Rico this May for the Trunk Boyz in PR tour. It’s gonna be killer. Cory Kennedy, Elijah Berle, Sean Malto, Kenny Anderson, Raven Tershy and Stevie Perez.

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4/15/13

Jerry Hsu reads your racist comments on this installment of We Shred It, You Said It, We Read It. The parts discussed are as follows: Crail Couch, Epicly Laterd, Bag of Suck and Stay Gold B-Sides.

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Fourstar on the floor at Active Ride Shop in LBC photo recap.

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4/12/13

The Gav, Lance and P-Rod talk all things Koston on the Krome.

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Reminder to get your ass down to Active in Long Beach tomorrow for these fools (Brophy, BA, Koston, Guy, Ishod, Carroll, Howard, Shane, Malto and Bledsoe) at the  Fourstar signing.

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Royal Trucks rider Wes Kremer fires a quality line over at Thrasher.

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4/11/13

Someone get this guy a board.

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Come to the Fourstar Signing at Active in Long Beach on Saturday April 13th @ 4:00 PM and you could win one of 4 complete Signature Collections like the Mariano Collection shown below. Active Long Beach, 7585 Carson Blvd, Long Beach CA 90808.

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Espinoza’s got an interesting mouth. Check it out on his Free Lunch.

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4/10/13

After a five year hiatus (though you could have just as easily thought the show had been canceled) Smyth is back to Keepin’ It Real with the new season of Real World Portland. Trust us, it’s better than watching it.

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In other MTV news, our friends, Maximum Hedrum, and their video/our intro for the song “Synthesize” needs your vote to get some airplay. Do the right thing and cast your ballot.

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4/9/13

Our friend Shane hooked up a little Derby edit with The Trunks. Probably filmed in 15 minutes.

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Ever want to freak that little round button on your phone. We got you on that.

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Q&A
From: Tim,
Q: I don’t care what anyone says, Chomp On This is the single greatest skate video ever made. No other video makes me smile, laugh, and generally happier than any random 10-minute segment from Chomp. That being said, where is the love for it? The Chomp On Disc never materialized (rumors of Pac-Man lawsuits have been floating around for years), no anniversary celebrations when it turned ten, no outtakes ever popped up online, nothing. What gives?
A: Thank you Tom for the love. Chomp on Disc got postponed due to Blu-Ray rights. We are totally bro’s with Pac-Man. Got him some Jager shot’s and he was cool with everything. We want to save the party for our 20th like a fine wine we get better with age. Carroll can we get some shirts please?Atiba

Send your questions here.

QUOTE:
“I think we’re too young for that quote.”—Stevie Perez

 

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4/8/13

Koston and Mo work the flats.

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4/5/13

This is Smyth. Meza is crouched over in a schoolyard at the bottom of some stairs videotaping some kids right now. So he asked if I could post for him.

Live Fast Mag did an insightful interview with Guy Mariano. Peep game, Gamoe drops jewels on you.

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4/4/13

Come see Eric Koston, Guy Mariano, Ishod Wair, Mike Carroll, Andrew Brophy, Rick Howard and Shane O’Neill this Saturday at Active in Long Beach.

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This guy wins.

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4/3/13

Kenny and Mike’s (PRODUCT) RED boards are now shipping to skate shops. It’s a real easy way to make a difference.

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Hershel’s Greatest Miss #been too long to count. But it’s definitely a miss.

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4/2/13

Koston talks 20 years of Girl with CCS.

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If you want to hang in the coolest of shades, we suggest you click here.

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QUOTE:
“I hate watching myself freestyle.”—Cory Kennedy

 

 

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4/1/13

Tired and broke off from the Tampa contest, Sean Malto thought he was meeting us at the Skatelab to do a short interview, but we had a little April Fools surprise set up for him instead. Thanks to the kids and Todd!

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QUOTE:
“I was right by Little Weezy!”—Rudy about if he ever made it into the contest at the Skatepark of Tampa or if he just partied in the parking lot all weekend

 

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3/28/13

 Our 48 minute Unused Footage Edit from Pretty Sweet is now available on iTunes. Here’s just a taste.

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Our main flow squeeze, Aidan Campbell goes straight to the world wide web with Skateboarder Mag.

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3/27/13

Clip of the Day. DQM x Girl Skateboards “Everyday” Collection featuring Mike Carroll & Lee Smith.

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3/25/13

Clip of the Day. The boys pass the time by passing the cam. Featuring Cory Kennedy, Eric Koston, Stevie Perez, Kenny Anderson, Elijah Berle, Logan Lara, Daniel Castillo, Guy Mariano, Mikemo Capaldi and Evan Berle.

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3/22/13

Carroll takes us thru 20 Years of Girl art show at The Bricks in Tampa. But Mike, next time film this kind of thing earlier in the night.

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Hella Koston parts at Thrasher.

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3/21/13

We Shred It, You Said It, We Read It with Alex Olson. Videos discussed are his Fully Flared part, his Warm Up video and his Lost and Filmed.

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3/20/13

Girl’s 20. The S.P.O.T.’s 20. Today’s the 20th! Insane, right? Tomorrow night though, our friends at The S.P.O.T. and, by extension, The Bricks are hosting an art show showcasing Girl’s 20 years in the biz.

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If you ever wanted to prove that Guy is better than Shaun White well then here’s your chance.

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3/19/13

MJ’s Lost & Lakai’d. Marc Johnson’s Pretty Sweet B-sides make for some Grade-A enjoyment and a great way to show you his new colorways for The Marc.

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Check out the new Chocolate product update.

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After a recent trip to India Malto and Sebo hopped over to Thailand and demo’d it up with some locals.

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3/18/13

Brick Harbor with the Gino Pretty Sweet remix.

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This week’s Guest Front Page Poster is Steady Feddy, aka @the_italian_one

 

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3/15/13

Remember Tour Diary is tomorrow.

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And only if you can’t make it to the Tour Diary, check this out.

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Does this make any sense to you?

Isn’t it about time that you rewatched Feds’ Warm & Easy video? AKA the Trunkboyz wild on Central America.

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3/14/13

The new Crail Cruisers now available in Small (7.4” x 29.3”), Medium (8” x 31”) and Large (9.25” x 32”). Let Rickk, Alex and Stevie show you how they work.

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QUOTE:
“We’re putting rims on the bandwagon, son.”—MJ

 

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3/13/13

Mini Top 5 (trad.)
Atiba’s Top 5 pointers for beating pro skaters at a game of SKATE:
1. Pressure flips
2. I’m not worried about going super slow…
3. …or having bad style
4. Catch ‘em on a hangover
5. Play Eldridge

 

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3/12/13

Trunk Boyz, Gabba and Goats are all up at GirlSkateboards.com.

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The Cheeks takes Billy’s Benji.

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3/11/13

The Italian One in Spanish.

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This week’s Guest Front Page Poster are shots from this Saturday’s Tour Diary show.

Mini Top 5 (trad.)
Sam Muller’s Top 5 Sunday family dinner* guests:
1. Sam Newman
2. Feds
3. Marquis Preston
4. Nakel and Sage
5. Invited Carroll but he never showed up

*Every Sunday night the Muller family and a guest, or ten, have dinner at Amalfi with his parents picking up the tab. As of this writing, I have yet to be invited.

 

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3/8/13

To celebrate the release of their Spring/Summer ’13 product, Fourstar will be hosting Tour Diary, a show featuring photos from Eric Anthony, Sam Smyth and Ben Colen. Click on the flier below for the particulars.

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3/7/13

Mike, Rickk and Bird talk Tampa. They been there!

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3/5/13

Fourstar site has been updated with Spring 13 and all things Florida.

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This week’s Guest Front Page Poster is Beauty and the Beast alum Chris “T-Bone” Grosso. He also worked on Epicly Later’d with O’Dell and is a pretty good person to call if you’re in NY and Koston wants oysters.

Hershel’s wife Sarah is now a Girl employee, so…

Mini Top 5 (trad.)
Hershel’s Top 5 things about working with your wife:
1. Carpool buddy
2. Can borrow money for snacks and not feel bad about never paying her back
3. More girls in our boys club at Girl
4. Now it’s really the family business
5. Who wouldn’t want her around all the time? She rules!

Girl heavy flow rider Aidan Campbell is featured in this week’s Tuesday 25 over at Skateboarder Magazine.

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3/4/13

Sorry for the lack of post last week, but the streets was calling.

Raven can string ‘em together like no other.

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Complex put together this list here, and who are we to argue with it?

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And if that didn’t satiate your need to pit your favorite companies against one another, then there’s always this.

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2/27/13

This time it’s Carroll, Rickk and Koston on some mid-’00s demoing. Good shit, whoever you are.

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If you like Feds, the Steady Cam shots in Pretty Sweet and can read French, then you’ll love this.

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2/26/13

Royal Trucks rider Mauro Caruso just put out a part on Kingpin’s site. Peep this Italian’s fast action attack!

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2/25/13


We love this type of shit. Don’t know who the Tennyson Corporation is but thanks for the remix. We think you’ll like it too. Thanks Zack for the link.

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It ain’t no Slice of Life but it will do, I guess.

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QUOTE:
“When’s April 1st.”—Hershel

 

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Cory Kennedy front feebles his little heart out on the Royal IVs.

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Q&A
From: Joseph Hughes,
Q: In Pretty Sweet, during the “Dudes in Suits” skit there is one skater I don’t recognize. Is there a guest skater cruising with the dudes?
A: That is our friend and part time Girl employee Aaron Acord. We were short on camera batteries so he brought us some. We had an extra suit, just his size, so he was thrown in the mix.Aaron

Send your questions here.

QUOTE:
“It’s not an energy drink, it’s a lifestyle drink.”—Hershel about Kombucha

 

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2/20/13


The new Rick Howard commercial for the new Rick Howard Shoe on the new Lakai.com.

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Also, you can now purchase product directly on Lakai.com.

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Q&A
From: Howard Broom,
Q: At the beginning of Raven’s part in Pretty Sweet he does an ollie from a curb cut to 50 another curb on an old Ron Whaley, board that looks even more haggard than Vincent’s setups. Was Raven using his first setup to break in his part, sort of like a good luck charm?
A: No it wasn’t my first board. My friend and I were ’90s skaters for Halloween one year and Ron Whaley hooked us up with old boards. We got the whole set up, huge Ben Davis pants cut into shants, duct tap half cabs, XXXL polo tees, and tiny wheels. It was so fun skating like we were in the ’90s we just ran it for a couple weeks. I still have the board and skate it all the time.Raven

Send your questions here.

Big happy birthday shout out to Scott Johnston and Max Schaaf.

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2/19/13

The new Lakai.com is now live. Direct to customer sales, Miles Silvas commercial for The Griffin, a new commercial for The Howard, extensive Archives, new team pages, and lots more.

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2/18/13

Tomorrow Lakai.com will be getting a major overhaul. A new video part, commercial and finally an answer to the question “Where can I get those.” So be there.

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2/15/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest WINNER! First of all, just wanted to say thanks to all those who participated. We’ve never had some many entries, and so many quality entries. We wish we could have showed them all. But look them up on the ‘Tube. They’re out there. And glad you guys had fun. So with out further a doo doo here’s a our winner is Skate Head and his mash up with our Lonely Island brothers. What can we say? We like comedy. That shit’s funny.

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Hope you enjoy your prize Skate Head!

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2/14/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Cesar Cervantes has definitely taken a Film Studies course or 20.  We’re calling it tomorrow. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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We’re loving Gary Williams’ Theoretically Sweet.

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Europe’s Monster Skateboard Magazine made a culled a nice collection of Keenan videos for all to see.

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2/13/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Because of the volume of entries we’re gonna have to call the winner on Friday. But until then enjoy Matt Ballard’s ode to the #hashtag.  There’s too many to watch. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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2/12/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Today we have Brandon Gable’s Hot Chocolate the Sequel. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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And Ray Markham puts the nail in the SOTY controversy.

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2/11/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Being sitting on this one for a while. Trenton Tarpits was the first one to get it right. And right it is. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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And since we’re coming to a close on this this week we’ll be running two a day since we received so many good ones. Like this one from Eric Eckert.

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Gav, where’s that Mini Top 5?

 

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2/8/13

We’ll see ya Monday! Oh, by the way, Spike named this.

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2/7/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Manny Valdes boils it down to just the Trunk Boyz on the run. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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You like shredding? You like product tosses? You like raffles? You like best trick contests? Then on March 2nd CCS’ Lurkathon has got you covered. Click the flier to the park nearest you.

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Where in the fuck is The Gav?

 

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2/6/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Christian Pozos goes dramatic trailer vibe to great effect. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Here’s what you’re playing for.

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Our dear friends Maximum Hedrum were kind enough to let us use their song “Synthesize” for the Pretty Sweet intro, so we kind enough to let them use the Pretty Sweet intro for their music video for “Synthesize.” Boom!

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Q&A
From: Matheus Furlan,
Q: So, after me and my homies watched Pretty Sweet for the first time we felt like doing something which had the same good vibes as everything Crailtap does have. Then, Paulo Matos, a friend of mine who is a very good fingerboarder came up with the idea of doing a fingerboard video inspired by both Pretty Sweet and Fully Flared! We put a lot of effort into the making of this, and as you guys are pretty much the ones who inspired the whole thing it’d mean a lot with you watched it and gave us a shoutout.
A: Here you go boys! But don’t blame us for the comments.Aaron

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2/5/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Poignant talk bubbles. Splatting Blood. Garvy! John Sandlin’s video’s got something for everyone. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Happy Valentines Day bitches.

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And remember you’re playing for all this.

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Starting yesterday, this week’s Crail Mottos will all be other names that had been kicked around as titles for Pretty Sweet.

 

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2/4/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! History buff Alfred Aquino II sends up an homage to Girl’s first video, Goldfish. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Happy Valentines Day bitches.

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This week’s Guest Front Page Poster is Roger Ferrero who had the pleasure of shooting the dudes in Spain on their last film trip for Pretty Sweet. Click on the photo below to see more of Roger’s photos.

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Q&A
From: Andrew Mahr,
Q: Hey you probably won’t answer this but were there any other name ideas for Pretty Sweet?
A: If you were lucky enough to nab a PS Deluxe Edition DVD, some of the alternate titles are printed on both the inside front and back covers. See the photo below. This thing was a bitch to name. Aaron

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Send your questions here.

 

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2/1/13

The Pretty Sweet Lost & Filmed Re-edit Contest! Ian Shulman cracks Bill, from Freaks and Geeks, up. Clever edits, humor and most importantly, not just the skating simply cut to a song. Read post from 1/30/13 full details. Send us your entries in the form of a YouTube or Vimeo link here. We’ll call the winner on Thursday the 14th. Happy Valentines Day bitches.

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Much like Spike to the Beasties, Smyth sets the loving gaze of his camera lens on to the Trunk Boyz.

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Scott Johnston and Mike Carroll skating the old Brooklyn Projects ramp back in ’04.

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If you’re in the Philadelphia area today stop by Space 1026. Walking with The Dutch Giant: A Benefit for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society honoring friend of the Art Dump, Justin Van Hoy. If you can’t make it by you can bid on art here.

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And finally, happy birthday to Girl OG, Jeron Wilson.

 

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ENTRY #2242
5/17/13

THE SONG: Victory, Puff Daddy and The Family
THE PLACE: your world
THE WORD: set that bar lower

Rickk has surpassed Mikey’s remarkable ability to look at a situation from 83 different disaster angles.

I hope this means he’s going to move back to the UK.

There are no “strange new worlds” out there, NASA. Cut the shit. You guys are floating around in space singing Bowie covers. In the words of my brother Kevin, “you want to stop fuckin’ around out there”.

Searcy, are you at Disneyland? That’s a good habit.
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ENTRY #2241
5/10/13

THE SONG: Delusional, Quicksand
THE PLACE: your mind
THE WORD: get a job

I think sometimes, it’s safe to judge a book by it’s cover. And sometimes it’s OK to judge the two books related to the main fucking weird book.

You might as well face it, you’re addicted to love.

NASA, you’re blowing it.

ENTRY #2240
5/9/13

THE SONG: Ho Hey, The Lumineers
THE PLACE: earth
THE WORD: heard it at least 70,000 times and still not mad at it yet. Odd.

It says you should look at it with dark sunglasses but all punkers know, you just look right at that thing bare eyeballed!

Searcy smokes a lot of cigarettes. You get the patch, here at Crailtap we do “the subtle vibe”.

It’s been a long time since I added a new “feature” to this “column”. But starting today we introduce FUCKER ALERT. Just an average shout out to anyone being a fucker.
Todays FUCKER ALERT is this guy. Everyone knows only a FUCKER would wear a royal blue tie with a dark blue suit.

ENTRY #2239
4/30/13

THE SONG: Home, Wooden Ships
THE PLACE: Home
THE WORD: Couch

Ben, what’s up with yer boy?

After watching day time TV with the flu for three days I realized how stupid it would be to date a vampire. They’re fucking unpredictable. Why are people so into them?

I wonder how the core market is in the robotic insect industry or if they are all malled out, too. Hmmm.

ENTRY #2238
4/29/13

THE SONG: Sleepy Sun, Freedom Line
THE PLACE: the freedom line
THE WORD: you crossed it

You assholes that thought you were going to get stuck eating “the fake ones” the rest of your life can exhale now. Blubberstain!

If we could just get the Spurs and Clippers eliminated from these playoffs, I’m ready to watch! Haven’t seen a more douchey season close out since Bynum took his jersey off last year. Dwightmare!

What up, NASA?

ENTRY #2237
4/26/13

THE SONG: She Thinks I Still Care, George Jones
THE PLACE: the universe
THE WORD: RIP

As usual, goats doing what man can not.

Fuck, does this mean I won’t be able to stay four nights at the Parker for $20 less then usual? Lame.

Give or take 1000 degrees. FUCK OUTTA HERE, Science.

Seriously, Spurs, you got this.

ENTRY #2236
4/25/13

THE SONG: The Unknown, Asteroid #4
THE PLACE: no one knows
THE WORD: same as the place

Can we fucking move on? There is definitely some other shit we don’t understand. FOH.

In an interview today, I said “like” three times. Not in the form, “We like to do things this way…” more in this form, “we’re like, looking for someone…”. Sorry Mom and Arthur and Bird. The silver lining? We, like, fully hired her.

Scoochy J cried when he was watching the movie, Pitch Perfect. Wait, was it that or The Perks of Being a Wallflower? Either way, he cried a lot on that flight. If the flight was 16 hours, he cried for 12 of them.

Celtics Ben refers to general population in the world as “the wild”. There’s that one huge green reason to not like this guy but he sure knows how to distract me.

ENTRY #2235
4/24/13

THE SONG: And at the Beginning, Asobi Seksu
THE PLACE: the beginning
THE WORD: the beginning

Isn’t it insane that the hashtag #totesannoying is #totesannoying?

You got this, Spurs.

So maybe you keep your gun rights but you have to only travel on horse back when using your gun….like back when your rights were written? FOH.

I wish I had time to study baby sea turtles. That’s not my first wish, it’s WORLD PEACE, obvs.

ENTRY #2234
4/22/13

THE SONG: Other People, Beach House
THE PLACE: near by
THE WORD: who cares

No talk about the sun or other planets today. Happy Earth Day, Motherfuckers!

Yesterday I hiked with Spike in flip flops and then when my feet were disgusting, I went to a foot massage place. I know, I know, it’s like Reda blurted out to me at Buscemi’s wedding, I was supposed to make these guys more like me, not become more like them. But I did give the lady with the bucket of dirty water at the foot massage place an $11 tip.

In all fairness to Magic Johnson, he did predict “Lakers in 5 games” before Kobe was hurt. I think it’s safe to say “Spurs Sweep”.

You haven’t won a banner to put up so there’s no need to worry about this yet.

ENTRY #2233
4/17/13

THE SONG: Apocalypse Dreams, Tame Impala
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: dreamy

Oh, you don’t have red wine and aged scotch at your board meetings? Call your dad, that’s what we did.

Rickk likes to say “there’s no way that’s possible” when he doesn’t like what you’re telling him. He needs to watch Minority Report a few times. Hello? That shit was all possible.

When you’re given “the exclusive” try and not act like an asshole.

Key word, “could”. Remember when I liked the solar system?

ENTRY #2232
4/15/13

THE SONG: I’m Writing a Novel, Father John Misty
THE PLACE: not sure
THE WORD: you’re in it

Dear Craig, have fun in Korea. Peace Out. LITERALLY.

ENTRY #2231
4/11/13

THE SONG: Let’s Go, Matt and Kim
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: Nochella

Follow @crailringer, going to get to 10,000 followers by Sunday.

Not only is this story about the sun but I also cover anything “Flare” related.

How does the saying go…”Guns don’t kill people, college kids aren’t people…”? You people are NUTS.

ENTRY #2230
4/10/13

THE SONG: Runnin’ With The Devil, Van Halen
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: you know how we do

What next? I’m cheering on Paul Pierce? Felt like Ben to neglect this column so badly. Apologies.

This is where me and “My Click” part ways. Go ahead and help yourself to my portions of food, Scott and Craig. I’ll be here watching the news.

Setting goals for 2020? Seriously, Taco Bell, even WE think that’s funny.

ENTRY #2229
4/5/13

THE SONG: I Heard You Looking, Yo La Tengo
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: you heard me.

NASA should start a band called, “Um, we don’t really know“. Fucking annoying goofs, find something definite and definitely tell us.

Craigers, I have good news and I have bad news. The good news is your friend Tiffany is now MY friend Tiffany. The bad news is we thought you had a better sense of humor.

Today in a meeting we had our first moment of The Baltrotsky’s colliding. Warmly remembered as “Hershel’s Greatest Miss”. Love you two.

If you have two patents about to blow up and you just invented two hot sauces and can’t work full time because the phone could ring at any moment and “bam, things change”, how about you stay the fuck out of my office to interview for a warehouse position? And “IT bartender protector dude” don’t write to The Mez and stand up for inventors. He’s not my boss. Spike’s dad is.

If you yearn for an exhibition of three dudes that wanna be cool but don’t want you to know that, follow @crailringer. 185 people can’t be wrong.

ENTRY #2228
4/3/13

THE SONG: Becuz, Sonic Youth
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: fucking fabulous

Bird, the good news is you never wanted to be a coach.

OK, so a 2 billion dollar cosmic ray detector caught a hint of dark matter? You spend 2 billion dollars, you better seriously blow minds. You’re at maximum kook status.

Sorry Canada but you wanted to be friends with us. Now you get drug into this crazy mo-fo’s shit. You guys bring the ginger beer, we’ll bring the vodka. And it goes without saying but, you guys bring the weed.

ENTRY #2227
4/1/13

THE SONG: Writing Letters, Tsunami
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: later!

Rickk tried to say yesterday that he was going to start an Instagram of just me and see how I liked it. I think he quickly remembered who makes the cookies around this place.

Since Rickk is very set on not blaming his ongoing battle with the flu to the amount of Irish Car Bombs he does with his boyfriend, I am going to be offering him some other suggestions of stories to tell….

Is that all Nasa does? Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? Fucking find a star or planet or transport someone somewhere and Instagram that shit.

ENTRY #2226
3/29/13

THE SONG: One Time, Justin Bieber
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: that was enough

Every Friday is Good Friday when you don’t have to work Saturday. My mom use to say that at church, it was funnier then. Sorry for trying to be funny. This column is known for being not funny.

When Spike leaves a phone message asking for advice he says at the end, “I already have my mind made up but call me back anyway”. Yeah, that’s called “I can call all the shots but I am not 100% sure of my shot calling”. Which is totally different then what Mikey does which is called “I can’t call any shots until I run them by 22% of everyone closest to me”. It’s a recipe for success if you look closely at the ingredients.

Cool, another blogger that writes about things that no one cares about. Good to know it’s not just me.

Follow me @crailringer for an in depth look at glitter, glamour and goofs!

ENTRY #2225
3/28/13

THE SONG: I Don’t Wanna Hear It, Minor Threat
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: zip it

You want an update? Mikey’s in the Bahamas, Spike is in NY and Rickk has the flu. Rickk’s flu is not from drinking. Spike is not back in NY for good. He just hasn’t decided which coast is “in” so he’s keeping it up in the air.

And speaking of Spike, his dad says “fuck” a lot. And he calls Crailtap, “the site thingy bloggy shitty”. Better name then we came up with but he wasn’t our boss yet.

If an employee opted out of the Lottery pool here at Crailtap, you might not read this article in the news. Just sayin’….

Follow me on Instagram for riveting photos of your three favorite socialites. @crailringer

ENTRY #2224
3/25/13

THE SONG: Golden Brown, The Stranglers
THE PLACE: my oven
THE WORD: small house fire

Can I write this column in ten minutes? For anyone that checks it, Yes I can.

I’m going to let Chick get married. And I’m letting him marry a gay goat just to further prove you fucks need to mind your own business. You lose. Again.

 

And with that, this column is D-U-N!

ENTRY #2224
3/25/13

THE SONG: Blue Ocean Floor, Justin Timberlake
THE PLACE: the ocean
THE WORD: I guess “blue”….I’m fucking out of ideas.

If you can’t figure out how to get your Pandora to run through your Apple TV, don’t wait until Mikey’s at the Tampa Pro. He has some sort of Irish Car Bomb accent that is really hard to understand.

I don’t think I want a goat anymore. (Reverse psychology…..shhhh).

Follow me @crailringer if you want to see what all the cool kids aren’t doing.

Craigers is on an exotic jaunt through the US and can’t be stopped. Where next, Tempe?

ENTRY #2223
3/22/13

THE SONG: No One Is A Loser, The Sugarland Gang
THE PLACE: earth
THE WORD: Kidding

Tampa Tampa Tampa.

Spike. Spike. Spike.

Selfie. Selfie. Selfie.

ENTRY #2222
3/20/13

THE SONG: Many Shades of Black, The Raconteurs
THE PLACE: Earth
THE WORD: grey

It turns out the angry bartender is not even a bartender. He’s an IT person that feels like he needs to fight the good fight for bartenders. The bottom line is that our production person can’t fix your server, you can’t make a bloody Mary and the guy who sent his resume in response to an ad for “NO LESS THEN THREE YEARS IN CLOTHING PRODUCTION” can’t work here.

With Mikey helping more with the marketing of the brands, stay tuned for a Tila Tequila Crail Couch.

Jesus wouldn’t take a “selfie”. #YOLO

We’re sort of like Google in that you can bring your dog to work. The part where we’re not like Google is where we turned the kitchen into an office.

ENTRY #2221
3/18/13

THE SONG: Day In, Day Out, XTC
THE PLACE: earth
THE WORD: it keeps turning.

If you ever feel like you are not getting enough Rickk, Mike and Spike, follow me on Instagram @crailringer

The Mez opens all my hate mail so he let me know that some angry bartender didn’t like that I bagged on the bartender that sent his resume for our production position that is open. Just to be fair, I doubt the production person we hire will be able to whip up a tequila sunrise anywhere close to the quality of what you do. And I doubt the person that owns your bar wants to take the time to teach him.

And just to be more fair, this column is about goats, the sun, two professional skaters, a celebrated director, a tough guy, a dude that was busted at the river, a used car salesman and a few other things. Maybe write your senator or the local paper or anything that has at least 2% substance.

Last night The Lakers won without Kobe. Not sure what that means but I need filler. I’m not like Ben, I can’t just let this column sit here and not breathe.

It feels like her campaign to show us how incredibly stupid she is, is really going full court press.

 

ENTRY #2220
3/14/13

THE SONG: Cry Me a River, Justin Timberlake
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: OK

If you read an ad for a production coordinator and it says “3-4 YEARS EXPERIENCE A MUST” maybe don’t include “I can’t think of a better candidate for this job” on your cover letter if you’ve only bar tended. I have nothing against bar tending but I have been a patron enough times to know, you fuckers aren’t prepping tech packs.

I attribute this to the new Pope. God listened closely this week.

My office has a small bathroom and Rickk did me the favor yesterday of taking a huge dump after lunch. It truly made the rest of the day in my office so great. I’m currently blaming it on the Skateboard Mag because they took him to lunch. I know, it seems like I should blame Rickk but you didn’t hear? Yeah, he and Mikey can’t do anything wrong. It’s pretty cool.

I can’t tell you how badly I need four wings.

ENTRY #2219
3/12/13

THE SONG: Free Lunch, Annie In The Water
THE PLACE: right here
THE WORD: BUSCEMI!

Goats are the last punkers left on earth. Period. Enjoy poser-hood, people.

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Nobody cares. I see stars every night. You guys aren’t blowing minds anymore.

ENTRY #2218
3/6/13

THE SONG: Our Deal, Best Coast
THE WORD: here
THE PLACE: I said, here!

Blah, Blah, Blah……

Craig’s keen ability to spot the right resume is not his keenest ability.

Go Kings. That’s right. I can’t take Dwight playing like he’s 5’3″ with oil covered hands. I clearly can’t cheer on the Anaheim Clippers so hockey it is. Tough Guy and River, “we” got this. Good game last night.

Mikey thinks we should make tampons. We all have our ideas for growth.

ENTRY #2217
3/4/13

THE SONG: Empty Lot, Banner Pilot
THE PLACE: You tell us
THE WORD: “Every sport races….”.

Smyth is moving in on my baking bonanza. Seriously Sam, I’ll put a vending machine with all high end items in right next to that all processed snack computer you have in the warehouse. Don’t fuck around.

Yesterday while Mikey drank tequila and mimosa’s, I went to spin class, baked cookies and took a hot yoga class. He had more fun, I feel pretty much the same. Victory Carroll.

Rickk has had the flu for about three months. It’s a blast.

Another NASA discovery of something that “might” exist or no longer does. You’re boring me, NASA.

ENTRY #2216
2/28/13

THE SONG: Sunset, The Babies
THE PLACE: the beach
THE WORD: every night

Social Media to show you’re winning as an individual is proof you’re losing. Fun fact.

Congratulations to everyone on Girl and Chocolate, everyone behind the scenes, the cameras and especially Baby B! Pretty Sweet night for all of you last night!

Lazy people like free money. It’s been that way since the dawn of time. Well, no, I guess they didn’t have money then. But lazy people then probably wanted free dinosaur eggs.

I have a feeling when I resign, I am not leaving in a white helicopter. That’s cool, I had way more fun then he did.

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ENTRY #2215
2/25/13

THE SONG: I’m Different, 2 Chainz
THE PLACE: Where Mike and Rickk are
THE WORD: Different

Moment of silence.

“You can’t try and get all dreamy and take the high road with motherfukcers that dwell on the low road…”. That’s how to get my attention, the proper use of the word “motherfuckers”.

WHAT? Fake goods coming out of China? Get the fuck out of here!

ENTRY #2214
2/20/13

THE SONG: Happy Birthday, Stevie Wonder
THE PLACE: The Universe
THE WORD: Scoochy J…..1/3 My Korea Click!

For some reason, Mikey is being a complete dick. Maybe that’s in style, he is at the Magic show right now so clearly he knows the trends.

I f’ing love when there is a successful jewel theft! 50 million in less then three minutes….good work, dudes!

Smaller then Mercury but bigger then your brain, dumbass.

This shit is scandalous in the goat world.

ENTRY #2213
2/18/13

THE SONG: The Oh So Protective One, Girls
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: safe

We’ve had several discussions about how Level 1 here at Crail West could kick ass on Level 2 but Walsh sealed that even being open for debate on Friday night. Yeah, Jamie!

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I’m telling you, don’t be on the late train. Get into goats!

Craig, tell your people to just let Russia have it’s shine for a moment. Floridians….

ENTRY #2212
2/8/13

THE SONG: As Long As You Follow, Fleetwood Mac
THE PLACE: Instagram
THE WORD: social media mayhem

Follow my friend at @crailringer. We’re a lot alike so you can gauge your love/hate off of that fact.

Happy Birthday, Thiebaud. As my mother told me one night when I was leaving for the prom, “one bad decision can change all of our lives”. I think you know what she meant and I know you know what I mean.
Get your shit together, Jim.
Hugs!

ENTRY #2211
2/7/13

THE SONG: On Reflection, Appleseed Cast
THE PLACE: my mind
THE WORD: yep

Much like Rickk Howard, goats don’t like cops either.

Each day I hate outer space just a tiny bit more then the day before.

No T and A, CBS, then you don’t get Mikey as a viewer.

ENTRY #2210
2/6/13

THE SONG: Chinese Embassy, Alberto Iglesias
THE PLACE: Hong Kong
THE WORD: Federico!

The good news is, you won’t have an anxiety attack watching him not rebound and contesting every call. Soft fucker.

One more report about space or Mars or the sun with the word “might” or “maybe” in it and I’m going to be over it. That’s right, I’m almost over space.

I guess you can’t have iPhones in Indonesia?

ENTRY #2209
2/5/13

THE SONG: Who Are You, The Who
THE PLACE: earth
THE WORD: Team Lazy!

Dude’s only offering a $300 reward….he doesn’t love his goats as much as he says he does.

Ha Ha, Fat ass!

Today I was in a meeting with Rick, Mike, Sam, The Mez, Jenkins, Hersh, Callaway and Carnalag and Mikey fell asleep, sort of, twice. Well, he just yawned like a bear that was waking up from a four month nap. It didn’t annoy me, why?

ENTRY #2208
2/1/13

THE SONG: The Shadow Of Love, The Damned
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: just the shadow…

Rickk went to get another root canal. He’s so competitive. Chill out, Rickk, there is no way you’re catching up to me. I have four real teeth left, just stick to what you know.

The Gav called me yesterday and he said, “let me call you right back, it’s _________________”. And he just never called back. And you know what the funny part is? I didn’t have anything left to talk to him about.

The Turnover’s are 2 for 2. That would be about a 68% better winning record then MY Los Angeles Lakers. Go Burbank.

Spike does a way better chick voice then this guy. Seriously.

ENTRY #2207
1/31/13

THE SONG: Girl U Want, Devo
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: figure it out

Looks like he’s going to be OK, Mikey. Don’t stress.

I also want a baby lamb. I want a goat, panda, whale and a lamb.

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Do Scoochy J and Craig seem like the type of guys that would eat an endangered species? I didn’t think so either.

 

ENTRY #2206
1/28/13

THE SONG: Suggestion, Fugazi
THE PLACE: your mind
THE WORD: you may have lost it, chubby

A friendly reminder that I truly should not complain about Rickk, Mike or Spike.

Wait, so he mutilated three goats and he gets out on $10,000 bail? That’s good thinking, if he isn’t afraid to mutilate goats, I am sure we don’t have to worry about his mental illness turning into some kind of shooting spree. You’re a dick, Tanner. Mental or not.

I think the real reason is because The Lakers are on a two game winning streak.

 

ENTRY #2205
1/25/13

THE SONG: The Product, Minutemen
THE PLACE: You’ll see
THE WORD: Shut up

Goats don’t like Doritos.

I’m trying to get an internship for this gig. I don’t really care about the scrap metal, you know me, just trying to get into outer space. Seems more likely then Rickk or Mikey buying me a goat.

You seem normal.

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ENTRY #2204
1/17/13
THE SONG:
Jump, Kriss Kross
THE PLACE: Who cares
THE WORD: we’re fucked

Gasol was in practice today which means he might play tonight which also means we might lose tonight. When I say “we”, I mean me and Steve Nash.

In the event you were asking yourself, “can cultural influences make the market any sketchier“.

 

ENTRY #2203
1/16/13
THE SONG:
Chickens In The Pen, Kid Rock
THE PLACE: The Pen
THE WORD: Chickens

I found out today that if someone is more pissed off at you then you are at them, you can just let them carry the load of anger. Thanks Dave and Owen, you guys are f’ing awesome!

This is great news! This means that Honey Boo Boo will probably have a baby and put that baby in pageants and we’ll just end up being a nation of fat losers. Wait a minute….

I’m going to get our wood shop to make this. Then I’ll get a goat. And then go to the moon and some other shit.

ENTRY #2202
1/14/13
THE SONG:
Suit and Tie, Justin Timberlake, featuring Jay Z
THE PLACE: the universe
THE WORD: More like totally wrong featuring a little bit of right

What? Who’d they tease? I’m confused.

We’re about to start setting up sensitivity training so enjoy this column while it lasts. And if you already hate it, I think it should be gone soon.

Slaussage sat in the Laker seats last night and we won but I think it really had to do with the fact that at some point, we had to win at least one game out of twelve.

When he was still normal. Weird.

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ENTRY #2201
1/11/13
THE SONG:
Oklahoma, Alfred Drake and Chorus
THE PLACE: LA
THE WORD: #noplayoffs

More goat abuse. The world has not shortage of motherfuckers.

Looks like the big rock isn’t going to hit the other big rock with all the dumb monkeys on it.

“How can you not believe in this team? This team is built to win. It’s a very, very solid team”
– Lakers executive vice president Jim Buss

 

ENTRY #2200
1/9/13
THE SONG:
Country Roads, John Denver
THE PLACE: the country
THE WORD: take me home!

I think it’s just about time to not ask that question, “Can this get any worse” about The Lakers. Let’s just watch and wonder. And take deep breaths and appreciate all that couch time we won’t regret during the playoffs.

Last night Spike and I agreed he was not “corpo”. I was mostly agreeing so I could get out of my car and deal with the nice man repairing my heater. Jonze, call me, I’m kidding!

This guy last night was telling me about the NHL lock out being over and then he repeated some quote from Wayne Gretzky about escaping to where the puck is going to be and not where it’s been and the whole time he was talking I was trying to remember if I had Skittles in my glove box.

Are American telescopes any better then European telescopes? These photos look like I took them from earth. This astroid is going to be blazing by earth again in 23 years so might as well just put off checking it out until then if you’re busy.

ENTRY #2199
1/8/13
THE SONG: Learning To Fly, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
THE PLACE: earth
THE WORD: moon

When I say “we”, I mean me.

Right when things were so good between Eldy and I, he posted a Selfie. It’s fine, Justin, I am sure cool friends are totally easy to find.

Wow, I’m so curious what they said to each other. NOT.

ENTRY #2198
1/7/13
THE SONG: Locked Out of Heaven, Bruno Mars
THE PLACE: Heaven
THE WORD: Locksmith

Craig and Scoochy J, let me know what color you want for the flight. You’re welcome.

See that tiny guy on that huge wave? That’s not Spike.

Rickk and Justin car pooled to the Burbank airport to make up for the fuel that Mikey pushed into the atmosphere from a private jet. Go big or look normal.

I like my hands nice and warm when I throw air balls.

ENTRY #2197
1/4/13
THE SONG: Ghosts That We Knew, Mumford and Sons
THE PLACE: right here
THE WORD: Ghosts are better then the real thing

Most of the time, in order of worry, it goes: Rickk first, then Mikey, then Spike. Mikey has taken the first spot on a Beauty and The Beast Tour as well as a few New Year’s Eves but Rickk holds steady in that spot with his keen ability to not know his own strength.

But today when Spike texted me he was “eating and drinking and surging” a lot, he took that spot. “Surging”? What is that some sort of new director energy yoga? What the fuck? Lucky I am sharp enough to realize he wasn’t with his assistant so he can’t spell check his texts. He meant “surfing”. Watch out for Rickk. Jonze is fine.

If you ever want a good laugh, talk to Rickk about how he’s “up” when it comes to gambling. The calculations are nothing short of hysterical.

Mikey, tonight when the game is on, your team is in red and blue.  The guy that looks like the chick from the Wendy’s logo on steroids, he’s your guy. You’re welcome.

 

ENTRY #2197
1/3/13
THE SONG: We Found Love, Rihanna
THE PLACE: A hopeless place
THE WORD: love

Um, I think it’s time to take them off the f’ing pentagram. They’re recycling trees. Recognize already, people!

I was with her biggest fan all weekend and I can tell you, she truly isn’t facing much backlash.

2012 ended with the sad realization that after all those years of popping bottles, Mikey can not open champagne. Scott Johnston’s wife was kind enough to show him how to not spill 30% of every bottle on the floor. Either way, it was a blast.

ENTRY #2196
12/27/12
THE SONG: Chapter Two, Roberta Flack
THE PLACE: GIRL SKATEBOARD CO INC
THE WORD: Lets do this!

Very last post of 2012 for this column. As with every year, the more things change; did some serious Girl spring cleaning, finally one of our parents had to step in and run this place with us, Smyth got that neck tat, Mikey joined Rickk and Spike in the directors role, Eti and Jenkins have worked here long enough to bring in a second generation, Crail East was born, Callaway realized The South Bay IS where it’s at, River got hitched, we’re finally in double digits for female employees and we’re about to begin decade two of this game.

The more things stay the same; my office needs a window, The Mez and Rickk still can’t control their bowels, the Lakai office looks like it’s from another building, we didn’t win every award Rickk thought we deserved, we called the police twice, the world didn’t end, I learned my lesson the hard way, Bird said the perfect thing at the perfectly wrong time, Jenkins had a question for an employee that no longer worked here, softball game and every other gathering was a fucking blast, even the winter loves the sun and goats are still gods gift to us.

Cheers to everyone on a Pretty Sweet year, and I mean everyone, we’re blessed beyond any of our  wildest dreams.

 

ENTRY #2195
12/26/12
THE SONG: Treats, Sleigh Bells
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: almost gone….

you’re Canadian, today is truly not a holiday.

At Whole Foods about an hour ago, a gentleman told me my driving sucks, I should use my blinker and he should call the “fucking cops”. Looks like Santa didn’t know where to drop the packages marked “motherfukcer” off to. Dick!

We’re on catalog deadline and Rickk went and ate at Monk’s. Everyone knows you don’t eat at Monk’s unless you have time to have diarrhea for two days. Rookie move, Core.

Eldy’s been banned from the Laker season seats. All the signs are starting to appear that the world IS ending. Don’t worry, I will blog from heaven.

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ENTRY #2194
12/21/12
THE SONG: Jammin’, Bob Marley
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: let’s do this!

Happy Holidays. Let the games begin.

 

ENTRY #2193
12/19/12
THE SONG: Steak for Chicken, Moldy Peaches
THE PLACE: somewhere
THE WORD: no idea

Spike’s dad can call us here at Girl and tell us we’re not doing shit right. And then you have to send him reporting and summaries of how you are going to fix your actions.

That was a fun twenty year run of doing what we wanted. Seriously, super fun.

Not trying to get a baby whale anymore. Did some research and they get big and pissed off in captivity and then kill you. I don’t need those kinds of problems.

Earlier I was speaking with my sister and she said, “wouldn’t the world have already ended in Australia” and I had to explain the time difference and that it won’t end for them until tomorrow. DUH.

This type of stuff in a “Selfie” is so upsetting. Come on, close the shower curtain and make a sick back drop. It’s a full time job, trying to get this part of the population to stop making us look like our heads are up our asses.

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ENTRY #2192
12/14/12
THE SONG: Sad, Pearl Jam
THE PLACE: CT
THE WORD: sigh….

Heart goes out to you, folks. Doesn’t really get much more horrible then this.

ENTRY #2191
12/13/12
THE SONG: Mountain Music, Alabama
THE PLACE: the mountains
THE WORD: the music

Monday is our annual Holiday Dinner and I think I’m doing the playlist. Hope you like your Mary G Blige sprinkled with a little Willie Nelson. Full “FAIL” but the upside is no one will sleep on this task next year.

And “pre-party” is the new “after party” which I think means we’re starting this weekend.

Oh, that’s your idea of “making shit happen”? Cool, take care.

Now I want a baby whale, too. I have to work the logistics out with the gallons of water in my pool and the budget for bamboo for my baby panda but I think this is going to work. I feel really good about this.

baby whales

ENTRY #2190
12/12/12
THE SONG: We Are The Champions, Queen
THE PLACE: here
THE WORD: us

Dear Rickk, Mikey, Spike and Santa, these goats I’ve wanted for the last ten years are $100 max. Not directed to any particular one of you in any particular order but that’s less then three hands of poker, a Commes De Garcon wool jacket and two privates in pilates. When I buy it on my own, don’t run around saying “we” got a goat at Crailtap.

Eldy, I’m speaking in code of course but are we out of weed in the one special weed jar? You know what I mean?

Bird, we blew it on our 12/12/12 tats because I heard from a friend that the cool kids got them at 12:12 PM. If I can’t rely on you for this type of shit, what can I rely on you for? Jesus.

R.I.P dude, you were awesome!

ENTRY #2189
12/11/12
THE SONG: It’s Tricky, Run-DMC
THE PLACE: um..here
THE WORD: Tricky

Mommy’s, don’t let your babies grow up to be babies.

Already turned in my “time off” form since I will have to stay up all night for this. You’d think meteor showers would be less like the cable company and not give you a twelve hour window to have to wait around.

For the love of God, they’re producing something that makes caramel! Take them off the damn pentagram, weird metal freaks!

ENTRY #2188
12/10/12
THE SONG: I Aint Mad At Cha, Tupac
THE PLACE: nowhere
THE WORD: someone’s always mad at you. Seriously.

Today I was in on a meeting where Meza tried to take Mikey’s role in our lives. Meza, there’s only room for one guy with no answers and all worst case scenario’s. Seriously.

I just found out that those photos that (mostly) chicks take of themselves with their own camera with their arm extended are called “Selfie’s”. I love to hate the second hand embarrassment those give me, the more “sexy” and “serious” the facial expression, the more I like the cringe. Don’t stop, ladies. Seriously.

Bookmark SPACE.COM because you won’t always have me to rely on. Seriously.

ENTRY #2187
12/5/12
THE SONG: Mistake, Moby
THE PLACE: who cares
THE WORD: who cares

Spike is going on secret getaways, that when asked, he simply says, “I’ll tell you about it when I see you”. Suspicious and sketchy. Add those to your reel, Adam.

In an effort to have us continue to take him very serious, Craig is taking Thursday and Friday off to go to a skate reunion in Florida.

Oh no…what if it turns out that Twilight is real? Fuck, this has been a crazy year.

What? And this? What other crazy fucking out of left field thing could blow our mind?

ENTRY #2186
12/4/12
THE SONG: Only Girl, Rihanna
THE PLACE: skateboarding
THE WORD: boring us

He should sit out every Tuesday. And weekends. And when we play teams in the West.

Goats don’t get aggressive and chase you for no reason. Tell your kids to stop lying, Texas.

Maybe the Mayan calendar will take only the people that believe it? That seems cool. And the people that think it has even the slightest bit of relevance all get shipped to an island? Then they can make an army of “dumb”. Cool, make it happen.

Larson hates that this ever left his mouth, but he did leave here to “spread his wings”. Larson, are they spread? I’m just checking, dude, you know we have need to know if they are or not.

 

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ENTRY #1087, 8:55am

4/16/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1086, 9:17am

4/15/13

From: Jean-Denis Tregado

Subject: SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1085, 9:46am

4/11/13

From: Oak Kelsey

Subject: It’s Never To Late For a Nun To Pick Up a New Habit

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ENTRY #1084, 3:59pm

4/08/13

SKATE THIS!

 

 

ENTRY #1083, 2:26pm

3/20/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1082, 2:30pm

3/12/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1081, 1:11pm

3/11/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1080, 9:13am

2/28/13

SKATE THIS!

nikola mihov forget your past 10 337x224

 

ENTRY #1079, 2:40pm

2/8/13

SKATE THIS!

 

ENTRY #1078, 1:03pm

2/6/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1077, 2:40pm

1/24/13

SKATE THIS!

neimeyer15 337x189

 

ENTRY #1076, 11:42am

1/14/13

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1075, 4:05pm

12/28/12

Happy New Year Skaters…

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ENTRY #1074, 3:53pm

12/20/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1073, 9:14am

12/18/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1072, 10:36am

12/14/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1071, 3:31pm

12/13/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1070, 12:00pm

12/12/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1069, 10:23am

12/11/12

SKATED THAT!

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Rad. How cool is this place? I can’t recall where or how I got this photo. If you have any info, let me know. Thanks.

 

ENTRY #1068, 10:41am

12/10/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1067, 4:03pm

12/7/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1066, 9:41am

11/30/12

SKATED THAT!

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James Jarvis tears up the bump.

 

ENTRY #1065, 10:27am

11/27/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1064, 3:46pm

11/5/12

Holy SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1063, 4:10pm

10/29/12

Channel Street, the infamous San Pedro FYI park had it’s 10 year anniversary celebration over the Halloween weekend. Check a few photos of the rippers here.

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Rick Fabro, Day of the Dead frontside air.

 

ENTRY #1062, 9:41am

10/29/12

It’s really difficult to express emotions in writing. We lost a good human being over the weekend. His life was taken by a drunk driver as he skated home in the bike lane. Just like that, a vibrant human being who touched a lot of  lives was taken from us. My heart is heavy for his friends and family. Reggie worked here at Girl for a while and was always a good person to be around. A Nice dude with a good chuckle. You will truly be missed Reggie Destin. I hope you’re in a much better place now. Rest in Peace.

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ENTRY #1061, 1:39pm

10/26/12

SKATE THIS!

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Seattle, WA. From FOC, Matt MacDonald.

 

ENTRY #1060, 3:59pm

10/23/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1059, 1:24pm

10/22/12

Happy birthday Spike!

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ENTRY #1058, 3:41pm

10/19/12

SKATE THIS!

Sicilia02 337x450

FOC, Swanski brings us this one from the depths of Italy.

 

ENTRY #1057, 1:40pm
9/27/12

Former Art Dumper, Tony Larson gets an interview by Joel Rice over at ESPN. Miss you, Lardog!

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ENTRY #1056, 2:50pm
9/20/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1055, 11:39am
9/17/12

Turns out SKATE THIS from post #1054 is in Denmark. Staying with the Northern Euro vibe we’ve been in, here’s a rad short vid by the Polar Skate Co.;

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Thanks go out to Wilkins for the link.

 

ENTRY #1054, 2:24pm
9/14/12

SKATE THIS!

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How fun does this look? Anyone know where it is?

 

 

ENTRY #1053, 11:32am
9/11/12

This guy’s rad… watch the documentary and you’ll probably think so to.

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ENTRY #1052, 3:46pm
9/7/12

My favorite site this week:

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ENTRY #1051, 2:11pm
8/29/12

SKATE THIS!

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According to Tapper Mike, “When your done skating this you can buy an I LOVE ARUBA shirt and get your hair braided in the shop underneath.”

 

ENTRY #1050, 8:27am
8/28/12

SKATE THIS!
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ENTRY #1049, 10:38am
8/21/12

Innovation back in the day;

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And a couple of good articles;

Tony Hawk Rad Science,” by one of our favorite writers, Joel Rice.

The Fall and Rise of Skateboard Chic.”

 

ENTRY #1048, 10:58am
8/17/12

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ENTRY #1047, 12:02pm
8/2/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1046, 9:38am
7/31/12

SKATE THIS!

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Someone please tell me where this is…

 

ENTRY #1045, 11:26am
7/10/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1044, 9:29am
7/5/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1043, 1:21pm
6/25/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1042, 11:08am
6/22/12

SKATED THAT!

yorgoarmani

Yorgo Tloupas ripped it in 1996. Paris, France.

 

ENTRY #1041, 11:10am
6/21/12

SKATE THIS TODAY!

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ENTRY #1040, 1:22pm
6/19/12

SKATE THIS!

 

ENTRY #1040, 1:22pm
6/15/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1039, 11:52am
6/11/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1038, 2:10pm
6/7/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1037, 10:13am
6/6/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1036, 2:12pm
5/10/12

You can actually buy this for $100 on Craig’s List. Bend, Oregon.

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1035, 3:50pm
5/2/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1034, 11:54am
5/1/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1033, 3:07pm
4/23/12

This is the best thing I’ve seen in a month…

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ENTRY #1032, 9:14am
3/23/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1031, 3:28pm
3/20/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1030, 11:43pm
3/12/12

Long live The Curb.

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Thank you Red Curb Bloggers and Jeff Grosso.

 

ENTRY #1029, 9:44pm
3/4/12

SKATED THAT!

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ENTRY #1028, 11:23am
2/22/12

SKATED THAT!

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Check out more shots over at Monster Children.

 

ENTRY #1027, 12:44pm

2/20/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1026, 10:36am
2/17/12

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Cool Chris Roberts interview over on ESPN. Nice job Joel.

 

And a hilarious one with Tim Gavin and Pudwill over on the Weekend Buzz.

 

ENTRY #1025, 8:57am

2/7/12

SKATE THIS!

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From Tapper Benny Davidson and his friend Tamara.

 

ENTRY #1024, 2:04pm
2/5/12

How did we ever survive this era?

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Back to the BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST CONTEST tomorrow. Promise.

 

ENTRY #1023, 1:04pm
1/26/12

SKATE THIS!

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Tapper Joel Grassi sends this one from Osaka, Japan.

 

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Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore talks skateboarding for Hand In Hand.

 

ENTRY #1022, 12:35pm
1/25/12

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1021, 1:42pm
1/23/12

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Feeling a little like that on this Monday afternoon.

 

ENTRY #1020, 12:12pm
1/21/12

This is Bad Ass;

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ENTRY #1019, 11:07am
1/20/12

Sorry for the non communications, I was sick for a couple of days. But I’m back. I’ll post a photo of The BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST CONTEST prize this afternoon. Thanks for sending in the great ideas. Keep them coming;  Email me with your BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST.

 

ENTRY #1018, 11:57am

1/16/12

The BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST CONTEST is in full swing. From the 20 or so entries that have been submitted, about 5 are in the running to win. The rest? Let me suggest;

> Nothing Illegal

> Nothing involving nudity

> No long boards

> Hold off on the cross-dressing ideas

I still haven’t come up with a prize, but you can be assured it’ll be good. Email me with your BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST.  Stay tuned.

 

ENTRY #1017, 1:59pm

1/15/12

This is Bad Ass;

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ENTRY #1016, 3:03pm
1/13/12

It’s a brand new 2012 and I’ve managed to start it off with… nothing special. Hell, almost nothing at all. I tried thinking of something neat to do but the only thing I came up with was to write the column in Japanese characters. But I don’t know Japanese. Then I thought, a contest!  But I’m so uninspired I can’t even think of a contest.

That’s it! Have a contest where the winner is the person who comes up with the best contest idea! Two in one, sorta. So that’s what I’m doing to start of the 2012.

Email me with your BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST and we’ll go ahead and start this BEST IDEA FOR A CONTEST CONTEST. I’ll announce the deadline and prize tomorrow.

 

ENTRY #1015, 11:49am
1/3/12

Put together some of skateboardings best photographers with framed prints and you get “Still Life With Wood,” opening this weekend in Laguna Beach.

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ENTRY #1014, 9:48am
1/2/12

Welcome 2012, we’ve been waiting for you.

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ENTRY #1013, 2:13pm
12/19/11

Own very own EMB alum, Sam Smyth, is quoted in Joel Rice‘s new article for ESPN, “History Lesson — the Gonz Gap.”

 

Ringer, please let Marco know my present was also stolen out of the Supra Holiday box.

 

ENTRY #1012, 1:42pm
12/16/11

Man, my column sucks. I promise to light it up for the 2012. In the meantime , here’s a rad short film that has nothing to do with skateboarding — except maybe the spirit of it. Enjoy The Wall of Death.

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ENTRY #1011, 4:43pm
12/12/11

BOOM goes the dynamite.

 

ENTRY #1010, 10:54am
12/1/11

Today is World AIDS Day. Remember; The beginning of the #endofAIDS starts with you.

 

ENTRY #1009, 2:56pm
11/30/11

Don’t forget, tomorrow is World AIDS Day. Support your (RED) partners.

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ENTRY #1008, 4:22pm
11/28/11

SKATE THIS!

In case you live in or near Frosinone, Italy, this is real.

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Contributed by Tapper, James Bonney

 

ENTRY #1007, 4:56pm

11/8/11

SKATE THIS!

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From Tapper, Edgar Ignacio.

 

ENTRY #1006, 4:01pm
10/27/11

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Remember Ruby? Well, she’s back from vacation. Visit the Ruby Republic Facebook page and click “like.” Good things will happen.

 

ENTRY #1005, 9:53am
10/24/11

SKATE THIS!

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Philly International Airport, from Brian Seber.

 

ENTRY #1004, 3:10pm
10/18/11

Joel Rice has updated his column “Flip” over at McSweeneys. This time it’s a sort of anthropological notation of a skate demo, which he promises is, mercifully short, fun and… easy to understand. He’s telling the truth, check it out. If you want to rummage through his past columns, go here.

 

ENTRY #1003, 9:17am
10/17/11

SKATE THIS!

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Contributed by Tapper, James Bonney.

 

ENTRY #1002, 9:15am
10/11/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1001, 9:45am
10/10/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #1000, 4:07pm
10/7/11

SKATED IT!

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ENTRY #999, 11:31am
10/4/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #998, 2:27pm
9/28/11

Aaron’s been posting his entries from the future. Cool.

 

ENTRY #997, 2:56pm
9/27/11

Don’t worry, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are on top of it.

GetAKit Badge

 

Hey, the 1,000th Sanger Sings post is right around the corner. Stay tuned for hoopla, I’m going to be giving something away.

 

ENTRY #996, 1:32pm
9/27/11

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ENTRY #995, 12:01pm

9/21/11

We’re INSPI(RED). Today is Social Good Day & we’re using social media for social good with our partner (RED). Check our Facebook pages and the team Tweeters. Meetup. Talk.

 

ENTRY #994, 10:56am

9/19/11

I guess everyone already knows that Lakai won the Thrasher King of the Road. And Leo ranked them last… come on man.

 

ENTRY #993, 1:41pm
9/16/11

Already Been Done.

 

ENTRY #992, 10:41am
8/29/11

Sean “The Replacement” Malto takes the whole cake…

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Congratulations Sean!

 

ENTRY #991, 11:15am
8/18/11

Check this custom groom’s cake from Joel Rice‘s fairly formal Southern wedding…

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ENTRY #990, 1:08pm
8/12/11

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ENTRY #989, 11:38am
8/11/11

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The best of the Godfather of skate zines is now available under one cover. Skate Fate was published for 10 years by Garry S. Davis and it was always filled with good material — it was a truly authentic window into skateboarding from ’81 to ’91. I can’t recommend this book highly enough. Go get it.

 

ENTRY #988, 11:49am
8/8/11

A little slo mo Primo Punishment for you.

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ENTRY #987, 10:04am
8/3/11

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ENTRY #986, 1:06pm
8/2/11

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ENTRY #985, 2:39pm
8/1/11

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ENTRY #984, 2:43pm

7/28/11

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Locking down those new Royals back in the day.


ENTRY #983, 2:30p
m
7/25/11
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ENTRY #982, 10:17am
7/20/11

Happy birthday Emmet!

SKATE THIS! From Cam at Monster Children.

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ENTRY #981, 11:33am
7/19/11

This one’s from Art Dumper & Desert Twin, Jeremy Carnahan;

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“These guys (RE-SKATE) take old skateboard decks and reshape and refurbish them, then paint them with custom graphics. It’s in Spanish, so I can’t really read it, but it’s such a good idea.”

 

ENTRY #980, 2:42pm

7/15/11
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ENTRY #979, 10:43am
7/14/11

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ENTRY #978, 11:40am
7/6/11

SKATE THIS!

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From Tap Alumn, Tony Larson.

 

ENTRY #977, 10:49am
7/1/11

SKATE THIS! Someone teach the Art Dump how to make a half-pipe

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ENTRY #976, 1:41pm
6/29/11

SKATE THIS!

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Submitted by Tapper, Jules Mattaliano.

 

ENTRY #975, 1:43pm
6/23/11

Another shot from the “Public Domaine” exhibition in Paris…

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ENTRY #974, 11:16am
6/17/11

The Girl Art Dump is part of a giant skateboard exhibition “Public Domaine” at La Gaite in Paris  this month. If you happen to be in France, drop by and check out the mega-skateable OGs.

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ENTRY #973, 11:07am
6/1/11

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Free Lunch with Rob Brink over at Shred or Die.

 

ENTRY #972, 10:36am
5/26/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #971, 1:pm
5/25/11

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ENTRY #970, 11:26am
5/20/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #969, 10:19am
5/19/11

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Congrats to Vincent Alvarez, your new TWS Rookie of the Year.

 

ENTRY #968, 1:28pm
5/12/11

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Blast from the past. Spidey De Montrond on a Homeboy magazine postcard.

 

ENTRY #967, 11:01am
5/11/11

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I thought the Art Dump might appreciate that one.

 

ENTRY #966, 9:25am
5/10/11

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ENTRY #965, 3:59pm
5/9/11

Yikes. Please be sure to consult a typographer before going this far…

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ENTRY #964, 11:40am
5/5/11

Tommy Guerrero tocar la guitara en Arktip.

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ENTRY #963, 10:00am
5/4/11

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ENTRY #962, 3:02pm
5/3/11

Straight Trippin‘ with Chet Childress and Al Partanen over at Skate Daily

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ENTRY #961, 1:41pm

4/29/11

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ENTRY #960, 9:07am
4/28/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #959, 1:05pm
4/27/11

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ENTRY #958, 2:07pm
4/26/11

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ENTRY #957, 10:18am

4/25/11

GAY STYLE!

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ENTRY #956, 3:09pm
4/22/11

FHH6F

 

ENTRY #955, 11:37am
4/19/11

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Look at this photo by MRZ. That man is a 50 year-old. Dave Hackett ripping the lip like he did at 20.

 

ENTRY #954, 9:27am
4/18/11

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ENTRY #953, 12:04am
4/15/11

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ENTRY #952, 3:18pm
4/14/11

rad

 

ENTRY #951, 2:20pm
4/13/11

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ENTRY #950, 1:30pm
4/5/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #949, 10:45am
4/4/11

SKATE THIS!

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ENTRY #948, 2:24pm

3/24/11

Check this interview with Girl Skate Co Alumn, Michael Blabac. Good stuff, as is this classic Blabac shot…

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ENTRY #947, 12:09pm

3/23/11

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The Art Dump will be showing “Double Feature” at The Family Room Gallery in Chicago this month and it opens THIS Friday. If you spot a Dumper there, give them a punch in the arm from me.


ENTRY #946, 2:09pm
3/8/11

Don’t know where to begin on this one… should I be mad at Mo, official (Skate) Lab Rat, for not letting us know about this? Should I be worried about the repercussions of posting this? Or, should I just enjoy it?

nude frontside ladyskater

Get back to work, num-nuts.


ENTRY #945, 10:14am
2/24/11

SKATE THIS!

From Tapper, Matthew Berry. The 7th most expensive thing/project in the world… somewhere in Switzerland.

800px GBT MFS Faido TV WS


ENTRY #944, 3:31pm
2/16/11

Salman Agah and Todd Giordanella have opened a pizza joint, Toddy G’s, in downtown LA. Dave Carnie writes them up. Good luck fellas.

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ENTRY #943, 11:49am
2/9/11

Tony Alva reveals his 5 most inspiring songs to Liza Richardson of KCRW fame.

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ENTRY #942, 9:50am
2/8/11

SKATE THIS!

From Tapper, Will Good;

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ENTRY #941, 12:17pm
2/1/11

Hubba is bulldozed. Another SF skate landmark is gone. Benny Gold saves a chunk.

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