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Afternoon Interview: Matt Salacuse The Negative Collection: Saving photos from the world’s dust bin

While I was on my recent trip to New York I was hanging out with photographer friend Cole Barash and...
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Afternoon Interview: Kolohe Andino Episode 058: We went bass fishing with Kolohe a few days ago and realized he might be the most “punk” surfer there is

Editor’s Note: Kolohe had a bit of a behind the scenes meltdown after his heat at the Hurley Pro caught...
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Afternoon Interview: Former Episode 057: Dane, Craig, Austyn, Jake and Warren talk about their second range release and Dane’s new “Premium Violence” part

We walked into Former’s Chinatown studio a little early. Dane was lodged behind a monitor editing his “Premium Violence” part...
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Afternoon Interview: Tanner Gudauskas Episode 056: Dark bar, sunny guy and lots of magic at the Red Fox Lounge

Red Fox Lounge is a bar in San Clemente. It’s dark inside. Really dark in fact. We went there with...
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Afternoon Interview: Ryan Spencer Episode 055: A day spent doing it all: a skate, a surf and a photo dig

Ryan Spencer was born and raised in Maui, skating it’s unique and irregular island streetscapes and through that molded himself into a...
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Afternoon Interview: Louie Lopez Episode 054: A day out with Louie followed by a BBQ with Curren Caples, Jake Anderson and Mike Anderson

Louie Lopez is soft spoken. Especially when he’s surrounded by the antics of Jake Anderson and Curren Caples. But that...
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Afternoon Interview: Ronnie Sandoval Episode 053: Most skaters’ favorite skater

You don’t get to go pro for Krooked unless Mark Gonzales says so. And he said so for Ronnie Sandoval....
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Afternoon Interview: Jake Blauvelt Episode 052: On snowboarders having a bad rap, surfings influence on him and living simply

We found ourselves in Sweden with Jake Blauvelt recently. A guy we never would have thought we’d get a chance...
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Afternoon Interview: Keegan Valaika Episode 050: On competition, style and riding snow

Someone recently said: “I don’t care how you get it out, but get it out.” Fuck we like that. Because,...
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Afternoon Interview: Randy Holden Episode 049: We sit down with an underground rock lord

Randy Holden was the guitarist of famous ’70s rock band Blue Cheer. He was one of the pioneers pushing the boundaries of heavy,...
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Afternoon Interview: Steve Sherman Episode 048: Sherm Moments, shooting contests and the morning Andy passed away

Steve Sherman is an absolute legend in every sense of the word. He’s in the trenches documenting some of the...
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Afternoon Interview: LA Witch Episode 047: We spent the day in the studio with the girls of LA Witch as they record their new album

Recording studios are wild places. Knobs, lights, buttons, cords and instruments all in perfectly organized chaos all decorated with warm...
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Afternoon Interview: Lee Wilson Episode 046: Growing up in Bali, new sponsorships and the stack of dishes that changed his life

Lee Wilson has a wild story, background, look, style and accent.  He is half Australian, half Indonesian, and spent a good...
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Afternoon Interview: Soli Bailey Episode 045: He’s on our current cover and he’s really damn good

Soli Bailey boarded a boat with us recently. At the time, he was relatively unknown. Obscure a bit. Interesting name....
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Afternoon Interview: Craig Anderson Episode 044: On being himself, learning from your friends and leaving Quiksilver

Last year Craig Anderson and Dane Reynolds didn’t renew their contracts with Quiksilver — or with anyone for that matter....
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Afternoon Interview: Ryan Callinan Episode 043: We went shopping for chips and dip and talked life on the world tour. Presented by Sanuk

Ryan Callinan has had our hearts since he introduced us to his backhand whip a few years back during a...
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Afternoon Interview: Haydenshapes Episode 042: Hayden Cox walks us through his operation and touches on a new Collab with Vissla

Hayden Cox is probably one of the most modern shapers in the world. His label Haydenshapes is revered by all...
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Afternoon Interview: Jake Anderson Episode 041: Goats, being a non-smoker, Tinder strategy and some skateboarding

We walked up and there were goats. On the ramp. And Coors Banquet beers all over. And Curren Caples walking around....
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Afternoon Interview: Na-kel Smith (PT. 2) Episode 040: On skateboarding, Rapping with Earl Sweatshirt and the Freeway Challenge

Continued from part 1, this is our Afternoon Interview with Na-kel Smith, who’s part of the new Adidas film Away...
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Afternoon Interview: Na-kel Smith (Pt. 1) Episode 040: On Growing up, Supreme, Cherry and meeting William Strobeck

We recently got a backstage walk through at Supreme in LA to chat with Na-kel Smith for an all-new Afternoon...
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Afternoon Interview: Eric Geiselman Episode 039: Massage chair Audi’s and repeatedly being hit by sharks and dolphins presented by Gorilla

Somehow Eric Geiselman swindled a deal with Audi for a few weeks and so we rolled over to Cappy’s breakfast joint...
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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.2) Episode 038: On joining street league, growing up in LA and skating tranny presented by Crap Eyewear

In part two of our interview with Los Angeles’ Kevin Bradley we talk Street League, growing up, video parts and...
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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.1) Episode 038: Growing up skating in LA, strip clubs and stingrays. Presented by Crap Eyewear

Kevin Bradley is one of the great things about Los Angeles right now. He’s worked with William Strobeck on Cherry,...
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Afternoon Interview: Brad Gerlach Episode 037: A man with many faces and phases presented by Banks

Brad Gerlach has many interesting faces. Many phases. And just as many infamous and iconic moments cemented into surf history....
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The What Youth 2015 Our Top 5 Interviews of the Year

We spend most of the year talking to people. Record. Talk Talk Talk. And then we show you. That’s one thing...
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Afternoon Interview: Saturday’s NYC Episode 036 Fashion, Coffee and Surfing in New York City

Several years ago I found myself in New York for the first time. California surf dude finally standing next to...
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Afternoon Interview: Zered Bassett Episode 035 in New York

Zered is a Biblical river and is where New York skateboarder Zered Bassett gets his name. Zered grew up in Cape...
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Afternoon Interview: Mikey Wright Episode 033: The youngest Wright brother is someone you want to meet

Call him a throwback. Call him raw. Real. Punk. Whatever, but you still have to call him a Wright. Mikey Wright...
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Afternoon Interview: Lily Meola Episode: 032 On touring with Willie Nelson and recording her first album

We first met Lily Meola when we went Maui to visit her aerial cowboy brother Matt. During our stay, Lily...
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Afternoon Interview: Johan Stuckey Episode 031: Broken hearts, staph infection and WKND graphics

Johan Stuckey was was working at a women’s dress shop not long ago. After moving here from Vero Beach, Florida,...
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Afternoon Interview: Bruce Irons (Pt. 2) Episode 30: On Andy, Gerry, Kelly, age and being excited again

Earnest. Open. Raw. And discussing what’s exciting him now, at 35, going into winter. A nice place for him to...
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Afternoon Interview: Bruce Irons (Pt. 1) Episode 30: On professional surfing’s ups and downs and a life lived on the fulcrum of it all

There aren’t that many surfers who can say he didn’t have an impact on them. His style, flare, attitude, movie...

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