A decade after chronicling the birth of skateboarding in Dogtown and Z-Boys , documentarian Stacy Peralta is back to look at one of the greatest periods of skateboarding popularity – the 1980s – in Bones Brigade: An Autobiography . James Croot quizzed him about the making of the film and where he sees skateboarding today
Ben Campbell’s nascent Christchurch creative co- operative Fledge is showing a bit of muscle. The former member of Zed and Atlas, who now channels his music into House of Mountain, is a mentor for the New Zealand Music Commission and a director of Fledge Records – and now he has found chart success with Jed and Hera’s debut album, Live At York St
UKTV’s Top of the Lake managed to end with both a bang and a whimper – the whimper being from viewers who had finally managed to persuade themselves that Al the policeman (David Wenham) was a good guy after all. It turned out that he was unimaginably worse than the series’ ostensible villains, the brutal alcoholic drug lord and suspected child-rapist and his pitbull sons
Times are changing so the kids, remember the birds and bees talk you had when you were a kid ? well it is long gone , now the kids have more access to the media and internet so the knowledge they have is far ahead of what we used to have back in the time. […]
Depression is one of the dark demons of adolescence. Up to 1 in 12 American teenagers is affected, according to the National Institute of Mental Health , and three times as many will experience depression at some point by age 18. Studies show that at least 20% of teenagers with clinical depression will go on to develop chronic cases that will haunt them throughout adulthood.