The blog of Nick Zegel.

  • Rip Ride Rally FDR

    Rip Ride Rally FDR

    This is a story about the Rip Ride Rally at FDR in Philadelphia, PA.

  • SXSW 2022

    SXSW 2022

  • SUO in Mexico City

    SUO in Mexico City

    Saara Untracht-Oakner in Mexico City.

  • Chocolate Skateboards “Bunny Hop” Premiere

    Chocolate Skateboards “Bunny Hop” Premiere

    Chocolate Skateboards premiered their latest full length Bunny Hop at the Alex Theater in Glendale. It was a special night catching up with former colleagues and showing support for the extended team and Crailtap family who put together another awesome full-length. Watch the full length on YouTube below…

  • Looking back, thinking forward…

    Looking back, thinking forward…

    This past year we sat often with heavy hearts, we stayed inside, we masked up, we connected in new ways, we watched and we listened, we cooked, we got tested, we marched, and we protested, we snuck outside, we played, we drew, we drove, and we biked, we figured some things out, and we still […]

  • 11 Years Later, A Pleasant Surprise

    11 Years Later, A Pleasant Surprise

    11 years ago my friend Kyle Pahlow and I released our east coast surf film, A Pleasant Surprise, with premieres at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ, a prime time slot in the burgeoning New York Surf Film Festival, and a limited DVD release. Since then it seems most everything has gone online, as […]

  • Quarantine Masks

    Quarantine Masks

    Amidst lockdown orders and the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic I found a silent and slow pace of life that was unusual. After a few anxious weeks I began to feel the need to create with this empty time and space and naturally I looked outward for inspiration. Initially it was $5 and $10 bundles […]

  • T.B.D.C. in the Grunion

    T.B.D.C. in the Grunion

    Back in January I organized the first Taco Bell Drawing Club here in Long Beach and since then we’ve met almost every week of this bizarre year. Sharing time weekly with other creatives in person, on Zoom, and most recently on the Bluff has been a bright spot in my week. Jesse Lopez of Grunion […]

  • Turn a Bernie Bro into a Biden Supporter

    Turn a Bernie Bro into a Biden Supporter

    Here I’m sharing a derivative work based on the Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign bumper sticker. The idea is to be Pro-Biden while not abandoning support for progressive policy.

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