Thrasher Magazine April 2021
Jack O’Grady obliterates the gnar chart with a history-making 50-50 to 50-50 on the April ’21 cover. Low impact he ain’t! More O’Grady inside as our guy Rye interviews the wonder from Down Under, giving us a glimpse into the mind of the madman. Need more buck? You’re in luck, ‘cause we’ve got the Duck! Mike Sinclair grills Zachary “Ducky” Kovacs about working five jobs, getting mobbed in China and partying in the church van. Need more laughs in your life? Louie Barletta’s “People I’ve Known” will paint a smile on the bitterest of faces. Manderson weighs in on his favorite “Heroes & Heavies,” including Jake Johnson, Gonz, Guy, Cardiel and the whole Anderson crew. Over-the-pond-wise, Dead Dave, Charlie Munro and more British badasses teach you the regional dialects of Northern England and ravage the post-industrial landscape. No palm trees allowed. Ever wonder how skateboarding got so goddamn gnarly? Our 2000s photo feature will help you connect the dots of systematic spot destruction. Shit done been gnarly. And speaking of history, our “Best Graphics Ever” article covers the most iconic graphics from the late 70s to present day. See if your faves made the cut. Need more?! Stefan Janoski discusses his life as a shoe, PJ Ladd pontificates on “Five Great” inspirations and Maité Steenhoudt closes it out with her “Firing Line.” We don’t put out any bad issues, but this one checks all the boxes.