It's hard to explain how this event has gotten more intense over the years. But somehow each year it gets more weird. This years new trend: Teenage communication via "Body Art."
Stopped in on a Vans signing at the Garage. The table points in the right direction.
The Grif Dog handing out beers to the team. Get wasted at the signing bros!
"Curren don't be a pussy, take this beer." -Griffin
Big Boy was at the signing too.
'Free Hugs' was a popular message.
The next day at the same store
was our signing. Sunday at 12:00.
J-Lay back for more autograph giving.
Dan-Lu was prepared to handle business.
The craziness outside made for a strange crowd. A guy was on the street with a loudspeaker yelling. "The entire Toy Machine team is inside signing autographs!" 2 or 3 real fans came in by chance.
This guy was from Cape Town, South Africa, and this graphic of mine tattooed into his arm was his first board ever. That was pretty cool to see.
Then right at the end, the grand finale.
"My name is long!" -Dan-Lu
"These are real" -The girl
"Lemme feel." -The Dan-Lu
Later in the day I'm walking around, and I hear a siren go off. I look over and there is Johnny and his GF getting a J-Walking ticket! J-Lay busted J-Walking, classic.
Your identification sir.
"What the fuck?"
"I'm glad you didn't get me yesterday when I parked illegally right in front of your police station all day." - J-Lay
Racquel was signaling she wanted to eat pussy?
Wall to wall coverage.
Ta-Da! Money gone. Luckily he cut back on his weed budget that is more than you pay for rent each month.
Later in the day...
Black-Label x Templeton co-lab ink.
Planking is the ultimate in stupidity.
"My ass keeps trying to eat my bottoms."
This was from the first days of the US Open. This photo-shoot was going down in front of me so I snuck in for a shot, and captured a wedgie.
At the "Hurley Graffiti Wall" drunk girls were getting 'tagged' by random strangers.
Her belly says, "Wanna get Lucky?"
Deanna was having a field day shooting people here.