Is skateboarding really as homophobic as people think it is?
I usually try to come into interviews open minded and unbiased, but I kind of expected Kevin to be a dick.
An interview with the guy who has made some of the best skateboard graphics of all time.
Vern Laird, the Team Manager for Bones Bearings drops a part for his 40th birthday and isn't afraid to talk shit.
"I'd rather just quit and not ride for anything and figure it out."
"I don't wanna milk the shit out of it. If I don't think I can produce anything cool, then, eh, it's time to get a real job."
"We purposely separated ourselves from society and basically lived as a mini cult"
In 2014, when everything is a brand and the pro skaters themselves have more Instagram followers than the biggest magazines and companies within skateboarding combined, the old rules don't apply anymore.