Surfing, Skateboarding, Music, Photography, Travel, Culture and general antics of the youth on the run.

Conversation with: Meatbodies On Sabbath, Opera, Martinis and more with a good rock band

 Chad Ubovich has been a musician almost all of his life. He grew up surrounded by instruments – his father was a music teacher – and by the end of high school, had battled in Battle of the Bands and found his way in the LA music scene. He’s toured with Mikal Cronin, Charlie and…

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Conversation with: Jamie Brisick Author of Becoming Westerly talks about his new book on transgender surfer Westerly Windina

I’ve always loved Jamie Brisick. For many reasons, but one important reason being that along with Derek Hynd and us, he considered surfing to be one of the most conservative, uptight and close-minded of all the sports. This should sound baffling, because surfing was born of rebellion and outcasts and characters, but it’s changed.  A good…

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Conversation With: Don “Nuge” Nguyen On Volume 4, his band Arctic, and living heavy and traveling light

Nuge shreds both on a board and on an axe. He also owns his own company, Volume 4, with Sammy Baca. “It’s the best thing ever. To get to do your own shit, and not have to ask somebody if it’s cool. Let’s fucking make a teepee. Whatever.” What Youth hung out with Nuge in his…

Conversation with: Cosmonauts Live from The Echo, with a Hollywood Video reference!

“I’m gonna go hide for a while.” It’s almost 1 a.m. The Cosmonauts just finished slaying the Moon Block show at the Echo, and Derek Cowart – singer/guitarist for the band – is done. The night was an end to what was a 10-day-long tour that took the band up the West Coast and through…

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Conversation With: Napkin Apocalypse Behind the scenes with Courtney

Editor’s note: A few months a go we went to Dane and Courtney’s house to film a For the Love episode on Napkin Apocalypse  We talked at length with Courtney about how Napkin Apocalypse, animal obsession and sewing have created this new world. Below is the extended interview and it is filled with awesome. And we’re also…

Conversation With: Warren Smith Ex Homeless Laser Tag enthusiast

“…And then laser tag came in the last few years of high school and it almost won. It almost took over all of them. But thank god our laser tag center burned down because I might be the manager of a laser tag center instead of surfing or whatever the fuck it is. “ –Warren…

Conversation With: The Shrine Chatting with one of the heaviest bands of our time

“I WAS LOOKING FOR A SINGER FOR A WHILE AND AS SOON AS THE THREE OF US JAMMED TOGETHER I WAS LIKE, ‘FUCK, THE THREE OF US CAN MAKE ENOUGH NOISE AND HAVE BIG ENOUGH AMPS THAT WE DON’T REALLY NEED ANOTHER PERSON OR ANOTHER OPINION IN THE MIX.” – THE SHRINE, 2015 What Youth: how long have you…

Conversation With: Mike Piscitelli Fucking Awesome, photography and Ozzy Osbourne

“I dropped out of school at the end of ninth grade and I pretty much ended up working in the porn industry (behind the scenes).” How did you get here? I’m originally from the Valley, outside Los Angeles. I dropped out of school at the end of ninth grade and I pretty much ended up…

Conversation With: Kevin Terpening On moving from Ohio, working on his Huf part and celebrating his dog’s birthday at Petco

Kevin Terpening is a pro skater for Huf. He’s said that he gets psyched to skate by watching Marine Layer. We went to his house to work on an upcoming Fairly Normal part. And we lucked out, it was his dog’s birthday. So we partied at Petco and talked about how a small town boy…

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Conversation With: Photographer Jason Reposar “I guess I can say all this now that I’ve been convicted and deported.”

Former Transworld photog who vanished from the U.S. reappears…with Metallica.

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Conversation With: Christian Fletcher “Live fast and die last.”

Interview by: Leo Maxam | Photos by: Herbie Fletcher Editor’s note: By now you’ve hopefully had a chance to watch our Fairly Normal on Christian Fletcher that we shot in Bali. On the back of his motorbike. Proving ourselves. Nearly dying. But getting the interview. And hopefully you’ve gotten a chance to get a copy…

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Conversation With: Pontus Alv & Arto Saari At Polar Skateboards, Malmo, Sweeden

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