Issue No. 5
Montauk’s favorite beach read is back. The Usual issue 5 features interviews with 5-time ASP world champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore; art enthusiast Bill Powers; artist Raphael Mazzucco; and musicians Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Lightning Bolt’s Jonathan Paskowitz and area local Joe Termini weigh in on whose surfing village is better: Montauk, NY or Venice, CA. With contributions by Forest Woodward, Morgen Maassen, Nick Hudson, Peter Maiden, and of course, our ding repair guy/therapist Jimmy Goldberg who coaches us on love, life and surf etiquette.
The Watershed is a collaborative newsprint publication between The Usual and Patagonia to celebrate the joy of simple fly fishing, healthy rivers, dam busting, and sustainably sourced food. The Watershed features Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia fly fishing ambassador April Vokey, DamNation producer Matt Stoecker, director Travis Rummel, 1% for the Planet co-founder Craig Mathews, dam buster Katie Lee. With contributions by Malcolm Johnson, Jeremy Koreski, Paul Greenberg, Jeanine Pesce, Keith Malloy, Trevor Gordon, Stefan Knecht, Jim Mangan, and others.
A collaborative newsprint publication between The Usual and Patagonia to celebrate all things snow. Issue 1 features Patagonia ski and snowboard ambassadors Caroline Gleich, Josh Dirksen, Gerry Lopez, Kye Petersen, Liz Daley, Pep Fujas, Forrest Shearer, Taro Tamai, Alex Yoder, and Aidan Sheahan.
A focus on climbing on the East Coast featuring an interview with Yvon Chouinard, Lynn Hill; ambassadors Timmy O’Neill, Mikey Schaefer and Kate Rutherford; and photographers Jeff Johnson, Chris Burkard, and more.
Issue No. 4: The Usual X Patagonia
Featuring the Malloy brothers, Mike D, Balaram Stack, Kim Diggs, Dan Ross, a photo essay by Zak Bush, cold water photos by Chris Burkard, an essay by Malcolm Johnson, and the regular advice column by Jimmy- our ding repair guy and therapist.
Issue No. 3
Featuring the world’s most famous bodysurfer Mark Cunningham; the first lady of longboarding, Kassia Meador; Michael Dweck, the man that’s photographed more local derrieres than we can count on our collective fingers; designer Waris Ahluwalia; DJ Chelsea Leyland’s favorite beach anthems; Jimmy “Is My Board Done Yet” Goldberg’s love advice; surfer Quincy Davis shows us her ride; and Peter Moon, one of the first to write about the bizarre Montauk Project.
Issue No. 2
Featuring Purple Magazine’s Rachel Chandler; interviews with designer Rogan; wave riding pioneer Tom Curren; Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith; bands the Cults and The Postelles. Additional contributions from David Matterhorn, Ken Miller, Seth Herzog, Phil Winser and Ben Towill of Fat Radish, Will Adler, Glenn Glasser, and Joe Curren.
Issue No. 1
Featuring Ben Watts; interviews with designer Cynthia Rowley; “gonzo” surf legend/memoirist Allan Weisbecker; daughter of music royalty Savannah Buffett; playwright Edward Albee and band the Cults. Additional contributions from Bethany Mayer, Jimmy “Is My Board Done Yet?” Goldberg, Joni Sternbach, Jim Lee, Glenn Glasser, and Hannibal Buress.