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20 Years of Girl: Spike Jonze Interview

20 Years of Girl: Spike Jonze Interview

Long gone are the days of Jean-Michelle and Coach Larry sussing each other out. Jean-Michelle said himself, without the help of Girl and Coach Larry, he never would have skateboarded in the Malibu contest: Mister Larry recognized that the kid had heart. So here we are 20 years on, trying to make sense of it...
20 Years of Girl: Rick Howard Interview

20 Years of Girl: Rick Howard Interview

This is the first of five ’20 Years of Girl’ interviews we did just under a year ago. Better late than never: He’s not lost, he’s awesome, Girl are no longer seeking anyone to take him of their hands and his attitude is now up to scratch when shooting action or lifestyle photos. You missed...
TheDeafWord: Graham Tait Interview

TheDeafWord: Graham Tait Interview

Three issues in with the fourth on the way, Graham Tait’s magazine predominately featuring Scottish skateboarding content but also reaching further afield, is receiving nods of approval and fist-bumps from all over due to its film-only/non-digital photo policy. I recently spoke to the Focus Skate Shop manager, photographer and skateboarder about how it all started,...
TheDeafWord: Dave Chami Interview

TheDeafWord: Dave Chami Interview

    Hi Dave, how are things? Good, just in Sydney, Australia at the moment. My wife, son and I had to come back to renew our work visas. Actually, about 5 minutes ago the courier dropped by with our passports with the visas. Happy days. Yeah, we’re good to go for another couple of...
TheDeafWord: Conhuir Lynn Interview

TheDeafWord: Conhuir Lynn Interview

Two tenners, a now almost gone (but never forgotten) spot and a style inspired by a local legend. In this interview we spoke to Conhuir Lynn to talk about sleeping on floors, sneaking into Glastonbury and a phone call that changed everything. Enjoy – Interview by Stephen Cox Photography by Stuart Robinson and Chris Johnson...
TheDeafWord: Matt Price Interview

TheDeafWord: Matt Price Interview

Unknowingly making a satanic mockery of the Japanese culture, to the initial wrong interpretations of Fred Gall’s character, as well as Mike Anderson’s happy bloody smile. We caught up with Matt Price to hear some tales from behind the lens. He received the greatest kind of compliment you can get from Spike Jonze, and rightly...
Girl and Chocolate Skateboards - 'Pretty Sweet' Review

Girl and Chocolate Skateboards – ‘Pretty Sweet’ Review

  It finally arrived, five years after Fully Flared – the latest addition to Girl Films and Chocolate Cinema’s list of full-length features: Pretty Sweet. Some things in life (skateboarding) can be worryingly better than pretty girls and sweet chocolate. For those who have been eagerly peeking through their curtains out of a very dark room waiting...
TheDeafWord: Chris Middlebrook Interview

TheDeafWord: Chris Middlebrook Interview

We recently spoke to Chris Middlebrook about being Nike SB Australia team manager, The Cinematographer Project and filming Shane O’Neill for almost ten years – Enjoy     So how did you get into into skateboarding? We had banana boards as kids. I guess it was around 1980.  Myself and my friend Chad would ride down...
TheDeafWord: J. Grant Brittain Interview

TheDeafWord: J. Grant Brittain Interview

We recently spoke to legendary skateboarding photographer J. Grant Brittain about watching skateboarding evolve from clay wheels to Danny Way dropping out of helicopters, The Skateboard Mag, and why he stopped shooting street skating on his 50th – Enjoy     What age are you, where are you from and where are you right now? I am...
TheDeafWord: Mark Baines Interview

TheDeafWord: Mark Baines Interview

We spoke to Fabric pro and gentleman Mark Baines about leaving Blueprint, Camp WeSC, the differences between U.K and U.S skating and inspiration. Enjoy –     How is Fabric going for you? – Have you been enjoying the new direction you have taken and how are you finding the new team? Fabric is going...