Monday, October 28, 2013
Mike McGill #2.
"This gore type of blood and bullets... ya know... death, being crushed, and brains coming out the ear... that skull with the dagger through and the snot, you know what I'm saying? I'm just saying... death, gore, dismemberment, whole type of go for it type of thing. After all, that is what skateboarding is all about." - Alan Winters
Mr. Winters of Slash Skates breaks down what skateboarding is from the intro to Powell Peralta's Animal Chin. I decided to focus on board graphics that involved skulls and/or other gross things for the week. Obviously you have to start with Mike McGill's classic skull and snake graphic by VC Johnson, which was pretty much the coolest thing ever seen by most middle school eyes in the mid 1980s.
There's a new clip on Thrasher with a ton of Dan Drehobl footage. I'm guessing he is on Converse now.
RIP Lou Reed.
Transworld - June 1989 Volume 7 Number 3