Louie Lopez talks “Days Of Grace” from his interview in Closer Skateboarding Issue 1.
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Louie Lopez on AVE’s Green Bench & Tompkins Square Park
“A whole thing for this bench…”
Anthony Van Engelen & Curved Ledges — A Mixtape
“It’s one of the raddest feelings.”
Feedback Welcome – Ted Barrow (Feedback_TS) Critiques Welcome Skate Store
“The notion that skateboarding needs a critic is, of course, absurd. Skateboarding speaks for itself, and doesn’t need a commentator. With Instagram, however, when we post skateboarding clips, we are, even if subconsciously, looking for feedback, or approval.”
An Interview with Katherine Ormerod – author of ‘Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life’
“I started to feel really uncomfortable, I was sending out the message that my life was only the fantasy.”
Review: Serious Sam Barrett at the Tandem Cafe, Meanwood
As a musician who lovingly imbues the conventions of country and folk with Yorkshire-based nuance, The Tandem Café in Meanwood is perhaps the most fitting venue for a Serious Sam Barrett gig…
Catching Up with Casper Brooker
“I broke up with my girlfriend right in the middle of that part and that affected it a little bit. Which is basically what happened with my ‘Vase’ part too…”
Converse Cons ‘Purple’ London Premiere Recap
Photo recap of the London premiere of Converse Con’s ‘Purple’ video at the Prince Charles Cinema.
Assessing the impact of the Independent Press Standards Organisation on the culture and practice of the UK press, as a successor to the Press Complaints Commission, as recommended by the Leveson Inquiry.
The Press Complaints commission was a self-regulatory body founded in 1991 to act as an alternative to state regulation of the UK press. Following the exposure of the phone hacking scandal perpetrated by publications under Rupert Murdoch’s News International, predominantly the News of the World, Sir Brian Leveson conducted The Leveson Inquiry to explore ‘culture,Continue reading “Assessing the impact of the Independent Press Standards Organisation on the culture and practice of the UK press, as a successor to the Press Complaints Commission, as recommended by the Leveson Inquiry.”
Paul Silvester Interview
“The two tricks in that video on the Lloyds hubba in Leeds were after a bottle of wine and a can or two of Stella. Not sure how I pulled that one off as I was having trouble ollieing down two steps when we got to the spot.”