Executive Producer and co-creator of the incredible doc series, “Dark Side of the Ring” discusses his work at Viceland, working with legendary wrestlers on the show, and dealing with car robbers and threats from former wrestlers along with covering some of the stories like Owen Hart’s accidental fall to death during a pay-per-view in which the event continued after Owen was carted out of the arena. I know it’s not skateboarding, but this stuff is insane to me and I am truly intrigued and loved every minute of these docs. It was an honor to have Evan on the show.
Dave and I get together via Zoom and discuss quitting Kronik the same day they turned him pro, riding for Creature, King of the Road, getting married, getting his car stolen multiple times and much more…
Special 3 hour tribute to the rad moms out there. Interviews with Jessica Starkweather, Dawn Breese, Eva Armanto, Karen Jonz, Shelly Caples, and Lisa Pabich. There’s sound bites from past interviews, and a cameo from Schmitty’s mom along with a motherly playlist of tunes. Throw some coals on the Q and help pay respect to las madres. As Tupac said, they are appreciated!
Growing up with the Fletchers, learning backside airs from Steadham, turning pro the same day Baca was born, playing music with Blender, filming a movie with Jackie Chan, surfing the North Shore with Jay Adams, pantsing fools, and much more. Episode Seven-Oh FUCK YEAH!!! Not intended for weak sucks…
Episode 69 opened up and Andy Roy slid in…Andy and I talk growing up in the 209, moving to Santa Cruz and turning pro for Sims, joining Anti-Hero, meeting Phelper and much much more. WARNING: This may not be intended for you parents ears…
From getting kicked out of High Speed while working at TWS to working for Thrasher and getting dem covers; Atiba and I discuss growing up in Colorado to the present day shooting skating and the NBA, playing in a band, and then some. This one is a stoke!
Tunes with McKenney again? Yes, but this time there’s more madness as we discuss staying in doors, washing hands and all other things to prepare ourselves against Covid19. Also a special appearance from our lovely Exec. Director, Sharal Camisa. Come rain, sleet, snow or mini apocalypse—the show must go on!
Una, Dos, Tres… Nope! Una Farrar? YUP! Listen as we talk filming for the upcoming Vans video, getting broke off and coming back in time for hammers, the art of finger boarding, fake tampons at Wheels of Fortune and much more…
Dandy Harris (co-owner of 510 skateshop) discusses growing up in Nor Cal, opening a skate shop with her husband, the Travis Scott Dunks rage, Fugazi at Dolores Park, donating to Treasure Island’s DIY and more.
Toast, coffee, waves-what better way to start your day. Giulietta, owner of Trouble Coffee sits in and tells some of her epic adventures from Early days in Cleveland up to present in the outer sunset SF,CA…
Alex White talks Going Nowhere Faster, skating with Peter Gunn and Zarosh, her Top 10 female and non binary Thrasher article, working real estate, Vent City, memes, becoming brand manager for Krux, and much more…
T2 sits down at his home a few blocks from Steph Curry’s and talks early SF days at EMB, FTC, going to school with Jovantae, Shortys, Santa Barbara skating with George Nagai, House of Skatin’, living with Ty Evans, shooting photos and much more…
Born and raised in the SFC, Joe Fong talks Bombora, the Belmont Drop, Joe Lopes Ramp, hangin’ with Fausto and Eric, test riding the first indy trucks, Jungle Bowl and much more on today’s special 60th episode. Lots of history on this one, so I hope you enjoy it; and thanks Joe for taking the time to share some of your memories.
Turning pro for Toy Machine, being on the first King of the Road covered by Vice, dating Lizzie Armanto, modeling for Vogue, Tesla life, Vans Euro and much more on today’s episode with the good homie from Belgium, Mr. Axel Cruysberghs.
This week I catch up with 2019 Skater of the Year heavy contender, Mr. Ronnie Sandoval. We discuss early days gettin’ flowed by Almost, getting on Krooked, meeting the Gonz and Jason Jessee, San Pedro skatepark and of course, Robbie Russo.
I called up my old pal, Tim McKenney and we shot the shit, talking about the ones and giving out some awards. It was one hell of a rollercoaster ride, but we got through yet another year. Big love to all you that support and listen. Happy new years everyone, stay safe out there!
Talkin’ Schmit gets their first SOTY on the show this week in SBN from the great Northwest. We discuss that epic SOTY party with Too Short, getting the call from Phelper, skating for Adidas and much more…
From plush heated editing suite to the cold attic in Burlingame, Satva tells how editing Thrasher video #8 RAW gave him hives. Also hear about Welcome To Hell, Judah, skating for Maple, adventures in DJ land and much more.
The host sits down for episode 50 on his 50th birthday with loads of texts and phone calls from the likes of Elissa Steamer, Jason Jessee, Toad, the fro’s, Oskar and Felix and a lot more. Prepare to listen to this one on a long drive or in segments, it’s got a total run time of 2:31 but we hope you enjoy it. Special thanks to Sharal for directing this one in an executive way and all her support. Cheers!
Over two hours of Peninsula pride wrapped up into an array of topics varying from the early days at Spillway to the later days at Gazebo banks. Tampa Pro qualifier? Yup! Thanks so much for spending the time Pete, Im pretty sure everyone else thanks you too. Cheers!
Triple OG born and raised in the SFC, I was honored to get some time to talk Sick Boys, discovering China Banks, meeting Phelper, Day On the Green and beyond with the legendary Mike Archimedes. Concrete Jungle is forever—Thanks Arco!
This ain’t no milk and cookies kids, it’s the bearded Canadian Chris Haslam talkin’ some early days in Singapore, getting sponsored, skating with Daewon and Rodney, filming Cheese and Crackers, WWE wrestling and much much more.
Born in Burlingame, raised in Boulder Creek; Justin Strubing talks getting sponsored, having video part of the year, his family opening a skate shop, being in his home on fire, the infamous zine Splasher and much more.
Day after Rumble in Ramona 9, I stopped by the aftermath of the vertical gathering and talked my old friend Navarrette into doing a podcast. A few bloody marys, DJ Cranny, a Skipper cameo, and batting practice all went down as Dave Reul crooned away. This is for the ones, the ones, the ones that do!
He went to High School with Tim O’Connor, slept on Tim McKenney’s floor, lived in a garage in the Mission with the Butcher, took ecstacy with Duffy in Germany, dabble in the porn industry and played Sick Head in Rob Zombie’s “31”. That and so much more and through it all my long time friend Pancho Moler has always ‘walked tall’. Big love Panchy, thanks so much for meeting up!
When you turn on the podcast early in the morning and listen to an OG talk about photography and stunt wood riding, it can only mean one thing. That’s right mother fuckers—this man needs no introduction. Its the mighty BK—enjoy it, I know I did…
Who would have thought growing up in one of the most miserable cities in the US, that Nasty Neckface would one day be a house hold name in the world of graffiti, travel the world with the big dogs, and have his own Thrasher cover?
Whether it be the road, the riff, the crew or the skate; you can guarantee one thing. Shane in Blood will bring the passion. From early days in Downstate New York to playing with Hightower and Slashers in the current day Shane ain’t afraid to talk shit on Riki Rachtman nor show his love for modern Metallica. Making up for lost time is what we do best—Thanks Shane!
Born in a small town in Kansas and raised in Germany, known for going fast and flipping his board, Dennis also flipped a car with Phelper. Listen to us laugh, almost cry and say the word ‘whatever’. This is as “legit” as it comes. It’s episode 40! Thanks Dennis.
From Tallahassee to San Diego all the way up to the SF craze. Paramedic? Yup. Played China before the Rolling Stones? No doubt. Took stitches out of Figgy’s head? Did it. Mega Skate Rock miles, travelling with the best and married to 2002 Skater of the Year, Tony Trujillo. She puts the bad-ass into Bad Shit. This one’s for the books, thanks Trix!
Jeremy Fish: Mayor of North Beach, leader of the infamous Silly Pink Bunnies, and wearer of all brown talks Schmit about his 25 years in his beloved City of San Francisco, skateboarding, and art. His contributions to to all three are immeasurable and it’s a pleasure to hear the stories, trials and tribulations that have helped shape his time here in the place he calls home. —Fred Levy
Noelle is a good friend of mine who has an enormous amount of love for dogs and works as a volunteer at Sacramento Shelter Pets Alive. She has been playing music for many years and recently started her own band, Noelle and the Deserters.
Elias and I sat in the air conditioned rental car and talked about getting jumped on two-four, living in a skate house on Van Ness, running a valet service in SF, moving to Austin,TX and opening a skateshop, his great grandfather discovering Machu Picchu and a lot more.
Down in Austin,TX with Austin Amelio talkin’ The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, but always first… Skateboarding! No matter if you’re Alive Rolling or Walking Dead, you best FEAR THE TALKIN’ SCHMIT! (had to, sorry)
Eric J gets goat roped into a full conversation about early Think days, living on a boat at Pier 39, skating with the Hell Ride crew, hide-a-dook down a previous guests chimney, Wheatberry stories and a lot more. Special co-host appearance by Tim McKenney
Listen as we catch up and talk about all the bands he’s played in(including one with me), the Tilt Mode Army, the BMC, Tim Brauch, going to school with Gershon, living in the Pink House and of course… Dirty and the Donuts. It’s episode 28—tune in, won’t you?
In 1984, I saw Keith doing an invert for a Venture ad at my local pool in San Carlos, I later worked as a filmer for him at Think Skateboards, today we catch up and talk Phil Shao, McKenney, Chris Cook, Venture trucks, Fausto and more…
Hot Lunch’s front-man, Eric Shea discusses growing up in SJ, living in Tahoe during the Mile High vert contest, playing music and living with Mike Prosenko, being in the Dogtown movie, and much much more…
Antonius Stavous Dintcho and I discuss early skateboard memories, the term Schmittying, Blood Wizard skateboards, the Chili Bowl and a whole lot more. We even take phone calls from Elissa Steamer and John Cardiel!