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Scramble Magazine Out Now!

I’m excited to have been part of the team behind “Scramble”—an homage to the outdoors. A collaboration between Range and The Usual, this new print edition celebrates adventure, exploration and the natural world through a youthful, irreverent lens. Printed in a run of 3,000, the collectible publication was available at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, UT. Scramble is packed with infographics, illustrations, interviews with industry insiders, and contributions by revered photographers Jim Mangan, Brian Merriam, and Aaron Durand.

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Introducing: The Drift

I’m sooo excited to announce the launch of The Drift, Emily Anderson and my collaborative newsprint publication with Patagonia, to celebrate all things snow. Issue 1 features Patagonia ski and snowboard ambassadors Caroline Gleich, Josh Dirksen, Gerry Lopez, Kye Petersen, Liz Daley, Pep Fujas, Forrest Shearer, Taro Tamai, Alex Yoder, and Aidan Sheahan. Pick up your Winter 2013/14 copy at select Patagonia stores worldwide.



For more information and to read the issue online visit:
thedriftmag.tumblr.com and www.patagonia.com/us/sports/snow. For updates follow us @theusualmontauk, @patagonia #pursuitofpowder

Music: Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys – Who Knows (suonho raw-dub), thanks to Suonho https://soundcloud.com/suonho

Best of 2013: The Year in Creativity on GOOD

As creativity ambassador for GOOD, it was an especially exciting task to look back at what the year 2013 brought in terms of creativity from the GOOD community. Everyone from artists, activists, designers, architects, chefs, athletes, technologists, etc. contributed to the larger conversation of creativity in the year 2013. Here are some of the highlights from this year.

Comfort in Copenhagen

For Interview Magazine, I checked out Copenhagen’s Fashion Week. In my humble opinion, Henrik Vibskov (above) stole the show. Here’s my report from the front lines.

Nike x Levi’s

I worked on the copy for the new Nike x Levi’s 511 Skateboarding Collection, where I got to interview everyone from denim factory workers to the legendary photographer Craig Stecyk. Skate or die.

 

Skateboard Diplomacy: Kenny Reed in Afghanistan

My job is that much better when I get to write about friends. For Good Magazine I caught up with pro-skateboarder Kenny Reed back from his second trip skateboarding in Afghanistan and checking in on the country’s first skate school: Skateistan. Read the full article HERE.

 

I went on a blind date – and lived to tweet about it

For The Aesthete I was set up with a writer, given a dinner budget, and sent out into the wild, strange world of blind dating. Read how it all unfolded over truffle fries HERE.

Abstract Absurdist Marxism

For Good.is I wrote about the exhibition “Marxism,” currently on view at New York’s 303 Gallery, which examines the oeuvre of the Marx Brothers through the lens of Marcel Duchamp, Jack Goldstein, Rodney Graham, Tim Lee, and Richard Prince—contemporary artists who have made work about, or relating to, the boisterous brothers.

Read the full article HERE.

Plant-In City: The Twenty First Century Terrarium

For Good.is I wrote about HB Collaborative + med44‘s Plant-in City, a nearly self-sufficient interactive plant environment that incorporates intelligent architecture, a stunning design and advanced computer technology.

Read the full article HERE.

The Usual issue 3 out now!

The Usual is a seasonal “Love letter to Montauk.” Issue 3 features an exclusive interview with Mark Cunningham: one of the world’s greatest bodysurfers, who watched surfing evolve during decades lifeguarding at Pipeline. We also stauk designer Waris Ahluwalia; talk to the first lady of longboarding, Kassia Meador; and check out Michael Dweck’s photos of boards and babes. DJ Chelsea Leyland shares her favorite beach anthems; surfer Quincy Davis shows us her ride; comedian Seth Herzog (“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”) maps Montauk’s most unusual destinations; and we revisit weird: the legend of the Montauk Project.

Get your free copy now! In Montauk at Ruschmeyer’s, Moby Dick’s, TURF, Jimmy’s Ding Repair and in New York at Saturday’s Surf, The Smile, The Fat Radish, Rogan (on Bowery), Pilgrim, Rockaway Taco.



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