Carlos Truan

Carlos Truan
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Carlos Truan started working in a tattoo shop when he was 18 years old, at 23 he landed an apprenticeship and has been tattooing on and off for the past

Skate Product Reviews – September 2007

Skate Product Reviews – September 2007
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Reviews for ES Footwear, Toy Machine and Bones Wheels … read more

Critical Mass: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

Critical Mass: Put the Fun Between Your Legs
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On the last Friday of every month, cyclists all over the world take to the streets in a loosely organized celebration/protest known as Critical Mass. Safety in numbers and promoting the idea that bikes are legitimate traffic are the two key statements Critical Mass makes. … read more

Two Decades of Peddlin’ Evil: A History of The Heavy Metal Shop

Two Decades of Peddlin’ Evil: A History of The Heavy...
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“I imagine there will be somebody that will want to take it over,” said Kevin Kirk, owner of the Heavy Metal Shop. “I never really put that much thought into it: it is really cool I’m still doing it. I’m getting pretty old now; I’m 45—look at Mick Jagger, though. I’ll do it until I can’t. Why not?” … read more

 
 
Inversion Trawler: Leona Meets Her Spirit Guide

Inversion Trawler: Leona Meets Her Spirit Guide
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What follows is a transcribed portion of a telephone conversation between aunt Leona and a friend of hers. With our dictaphone we were able to record only Leona’s end of

Never Souled Out: the Troy Johnson Interview

Never Souled Out: the Troy Johnson Interview
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Skateboarding is the true fountain of youth, and anyone who has had the courage to ride one for the past 15-plus years is a hero. Skaters always talk about paying

Random News From the Skate World – August 2007

Random News From the Skate World – August 2007
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Thank God the sun is letting off a little less heat these days. Salt Lake was starting to seem more like Phoenix for a while there. That would be okay

Dear Dickheads – September 2007

Dear Dickheads – September 2007
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Dear Dickheads … I recently spent my summer in Salt Lake City and one of the best parts was picking up your magazine each month. I found some of the

Mike Brown: Pirates

Mike Brown: Pirates
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Alright, so it’s been a while since I wrote a SLUG article that I didn’t put in a fair amount of effort into. The last time I did that was