The difference between Nor Cal and So Cal skate demos is about a 100 kids and one less 30 year old man waiting with Hello Kitty skateboards to get signed. Even with the rare appearance by the almighty Girl Skateboard squad in SF, no one really seemed to give a crap as much as I did. These my friends are my idols. Legends still doing the same thing that they did for the past 20 years and it’s still gives me goosebumps. Sad I know…but it will never get old. Never.
Kinokuniya Bookstore in Japantown has the best collection of tattoo books in all of the Bay Area. And if you didn’t know, the new season of Vice’s Tattoo Age started with an episode of Valerie Vargas from Frith Street Tattoo in London. One of the best documentaries on the internet. Check it out below.