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Laura Austin

Corey Smith: Kitten Magazine Shoot

29 July 2010, 06.14 | Posted in Photography | 1 comment »

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So I’m not going to lie.. I’ve been neglecting my Rad Collector column a bit, at least as far as putting up my own photos. So this is an attempt to make up for that. A few months back Corey Smith asked me to shoot some portraits of him with his artwork for an interview he did for Kitten Magazine. See more photos from the shoot after the jump.

While you’re at it take a look at Corey’s artwork and photography.

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Random: Inspired By Iceland

15 July 2010, 00.01 | Posted in Random, Video | 1 comment »

I tend to be amused by some pretty random things… and I think this video would fall into that category. I have a feeling it is meant to help promote tourism in Iceland after the big volcano scare. Pretty effective to me, I had a smile on my face the whole way through.

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You Have Got To Be Kidding: “Real Dolls”

14 July 2010, 12.00 | Posted in You Have Got to Be Kidding | No comments »

I’m speechless. Watch the video and you will know what I am talking about.

Superpark Showdown

14 July 2010, 00.01 | Posted in Contest, Snowboarding | No comments »

showdown bracket week 5Snowboarder Magazine has been running the Superpark Showdown, an online contest between 16 different film companies that attended this years Superpark. Each company put together an edit from the event and every week there has been a faceoff between two videos where the audience gets to pick the winner to move on to the next week. This week it is between Variety Pack and NuuLife Cinema. Watch the videos and place your vote here.

Radcollector Interview

13 July 2010, 07.37 | Posted in Interview | No comments »

24180_1242049582299_1561110025_30538596_2439679_nIn case you didn’t know, not too long ago I started a new job working for SNOWBOARDER Magazine as their Online Editor (which is why my posts have been less frequent on here lately, that will change). A few weeks ago Radcollector Editor, Tim Brodhagen, did an interview with me about my new gig. Check it out here.

Shwood Eyewear

08 July 2010, 21.29 | Posted in Product | No comments »

GOV_ZEB_GRYPOL_smallI have a soft spot for woodgrain. I came across these glasses from Shwood Eyewear and decided I would share them with you. Three-ply frame and two-ply temple construction, in-house, handcrafted manufacturing process, sustainably-harvested wood, sourced from authorized and supervised plantations in different African countries. Only 95$.

More looks after the jump.

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Dennis Hopper Art Show: Double Standard

08 July 2010, 08.15 | Posted in Uncategorized | No comments »

Dennis Hooper Art ShowIf you happen to be in or around Los Angeles on Saturday night you should check out “Double Standard” which showcases Dennis Hopper’s roll as an artist. More info about the show here.