The legacy of Slap according to Lance Dawes by Leland Ware of RIDE.
As honest and up front as ever: go educate yourselves about the much-missed mag, its orgins, the movement towards digital media and more courtesy of this excellent and blunt interview with Lance Dawes, the founder and original editor of Slap magazine.
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“You know, the only people that say the Web sucks are people that didn’t grow up with the web. If you grow up with it, you don’t think it sucks. It’s what you know. That’s like some dude 200 years ago saying magazines suck ‘cause it’s new. The Web is great. Instagram, YouTube, the Berrics, the Thrasher site, HellaClips—it’s all amazing if you’re putting out rad shit. I look at it all. It’s funny—the one thing that I don’t look at is the Slap site.”