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Chris Pastras’ “Top 5 Echo Park Taco Spots”

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Chris Pastras’ “Top 5 Echo Park Taco Spots”
When I lived in New Jersey as a kid, our state food was Pizza. It was quick, easy, cheap, and always delicious. Healthy? Not so much. But what kid doesn’t love a cheesy, greasy slice of pepperoni pizza? In New Jersey, they all LOVE PIZZA. Hungry? Pizza. Sad? Pizza? Happy? Pizza. Birthday? Pizza. Baseball game?…

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What Makes Taylor Caruso tick ft. American WKND

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What Makes Taylor Caruso tick ft. American WKND
The “American WKND” promo video from the mind of Grant Yansura (Cosmic Vomit/Cosmic Vomit 2) came out earlier this Summer, and features RP Athletic Club Members Christian Maalouf and Taylor Caruso. It’s the must see skateboard video of 2015!    The hilarious and creative intro features the riders in their (mostly) real other gigs beyond…

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MONSTER CHILDREN X RICHER POORER: Table Talk Episode Two with Geoff McFetridge.

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MONSTER CHILDREN X RICHER POORER: Table Talk Episode Two with Geoff McFetridge.
For this, our second installment of Monster Children’s Table Talk series, presented by Richer Poorer and hosted by yours truly, we feature prolific artist and good friend Geoff McFetridge. Besides being a hugely inspirational art world character, Geoff is a ripping skateboarder!! So we got in some slappies to prove it, and then had Geoff give…

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5 Must Have Albums

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5 Must Have Albums
OK, so, first off, this is just a start. To cover my love of Jazz, Blues (Rest in Peace B.B. King),  and every other musical genre I love, I’d need at least 100 albums…probably more. There is no theme to this particular list, just 5 Classic albums that I love, and why.    Guided By Voices-“Alien…

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What is “TABLE TALK” by RP and MC???

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What is “TABLE TALK” by RP and MC???
Monster Children launched in 2003 out of Sydney, Australia from super humble beginnings with a very DIY attitude. They were pretty much the anti-thesis to the ‘big boy’ publications with the glossy covers that littered the grocery aisles at the time. With a snarky smile and a proverbial middle-finger, MC focused their pages on surfing,…

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