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115 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
Richie Banks Interview
Richie Banks is an unstoppable force from long island new york who goes far and beyond for the love of skateboarding. He has created an array of DIY skateparks in Nevada, prior to that he spent years filming skateboarding videos that hold up well even in today's standards. Richie is an incredibly charismatic dude who shared hilarious stories of his experiences traveling the country and working various production jobs.
134 minutes | May 11, 2021
Steve Fletch Interview
Steve Fletch is a skateboarder from Long Island who owns and operates his board brand DOA or Dead On Arrival. Steve joins us to discuss growing up and skating on Long Island, his previous and current board brands, and so much more. I had a great time learning about some of the old stories that ive heard rumors of from the source himself as well as hearing about crazy things that i'd never heard of before. Steve is a mountain of stories and insight so it was a pleasure to get to chat with him for so long. This episode is a long one so get ready beforehand.
61 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Christopher Rutledge Interview
Christopher Rutledge is a CG artist, VFX artist, Director, and much more. He's done work for Adult Swim, Run The Jewels, Cheerios, and many more clients. He's won several competitions for his artwork. Chris enjoys teaching and sharing his vast knowledge of his favorite 3d animation software, Houdini, and created a vast array of references for learning Houdini, called houdini.nerd.com. You can find more of Chris's work at loaf.zone or check out his Instagram @tokymegz where he posts tons of amazing animations. I highly recommend checking out his Instagram and Vimeo before listening to this podcast, you won't be disappointed. I really enjoyed talking to Chris and learning about what kinds of techniques go into making his insane art! I hope you all enjoy this episode as much as I did, Cheers!
45 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
CW Headley interview
It was an honor and a pleasure to speak to the multi-talented musician CW Headley. Join us for an in-depth discussion about CW's songs, his writing process, his experience as a comedian, and much much more! We were joined by Comedian Dan Wickes who did an incredible job of driving the comedic element of the podcast and co-hosted beautifully. CW's album is on most major streaming platforms. Old Cartoons is the title of the album.
65 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
Finesse That episode 5 Lloyd Richards interview
Adrian Lignos sits down with Lloyd Richards, a new york-based skateboarder, and skate film maker. After skating at Straud playground for the day, we headed back to bushwick to have a beer, talk about Lloyd's most recent video and projects. As always, Kevin Fusco was with us, and the three of us watched the new Dime video and gave our commentary. the first 30 minutes are from Drew Dennis and the rest is from Sarah the illstrumentalist.
121 minutes | Feb 2, 2021
Finesse That Podcast with TheSleepingNaps AKA Anthony Pasarela
Welcome back to another episode of Finesse That Podcast. Today's episode is extremely extensive, goofy, interesting, wowing, and enjoyable. My good friend Anthony Pasarela is a man who has worn many different hats. He's got experience in a bunch of cool fields and has an endless supply of interesting conversation topics. It was a treat to finally get him on the podcast to talk about his life and future plans. I hope you all enjoyed the interview! TOPICS OF DISCUSSION: Pet Skateboards, Custom Toys, Rat Poop, Giant Land Snails, Japan, Food, Anime, Life.
56 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Welcome back to Finesse That! Patrizio Arpaia Interview
Adrian Lignos sits down with Patrizio Arpaia and Kevin Fusco to discuss the story behind Patrizio's brand Forgotten Youth. They discuss relationships, video games, TV shows, and anime.
19 minutes | Jan 2, 2020
Gino Iannucci and jamie Thomas reviews
I sit down and review Gino Iannucci's new video "61'st street" to see the new treat to skateboarding that is Gino's new video and Nike shoe, the "bruin react". Its fantastic to see Long Island Skate legend Gino Iannucci still killing it on the board and staying relevant through skating, his brand, and collaborations. We also watch Jamie Thomas' new part in the Zero video "Damn It All" Thomas provides that classic gnarly trick selection through the lens of a vx1000 and we couldn't be happier to see the chief still killing it. happy 2020 ya'll. After the review, we dive into some video game and anime talk before ending it.
69 minutes | Dec 26, 2019
Amir Denis Finesse That interview
We interview Skateboarding Amir Denis and get into filming full parts, we talk about Amir's sponsors, his modeling gigs, and his rap tracks. We watch the new Adidas skate video "Reverb" and give our commentary. After watching the Adidas video we talk a little bit about fashion and anime, then Amir ends it with a positive message for the listeners. Music courtesy of Sarah The Illstrumentalist, and Drew Denis.
40 minutes | Dec 1, 2019
Finesse That episode 6 Dan Wickes interview
Adrian Lignos sits down with comedian and longtime friend Dan Wickes to discuss Dan's comedy show "Popped Collar Comedy" They also talk smack about their other longtime friend.
14 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
Finesse That episode 7
Baker 4 leaked early so Adrian Lignos and Austin Kufs watched the first four parts and gave their opinions, and discussed some other interesting topics. WE SKIPPED EPISODE 6 BECAUSE OF THE SITUATION REGARDING THE BAKER 4 LEAK.
65 minutes | Nov 20, 2019
Finesse That episode 5 Lloyd Richards interview
Adrian Lignos sits down with Lloyd Richards, a new york-based skateboarder, and skate filmmaker. After skating at Straud playground for the day, we headed back to bushwick to have a beer, talk about Lloyd's most recent video and projects. As always, Kevin Fusco was with us, and the three of us watched the new Dime video and gave our commentary. the first 30 minutes are from Drew Denis and the rest is from Sarah the illstrumentalist.
96 minutes | Nov 14, 2019
Finesse That Podcast Episode 4 Dan Pheo Interview
Adrian Lignos is joined by friend Miguel Villabona who arrives with Long Island-based artist Dan Pheo aka Pheos. The group sits down to discuss Dan's art, skateboarding, skate videos, stories from the past, old brands, video games, and much more. Halfway through we are joined by Finesse That Podcast regular, Kevin Fusco. The first 10 minutes of ambiance was provided by a good friend of the show Drew Denis, the rest of the track afterward is Sarah, the illstrumentalist. Enjoy.
50 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
Jeff Dechesare Finesse That Interview
Adrian Lignos and Kevin Fusco call Pro skater Jeff Dechesare to discuss his skate career. Jeff and I take a stroll down memory lane as we re-hash the good times of rooming together in Inglewood, California. We recall old stories of strip clubs, skate clips, sponsors, private skateparks, plus more.
42 minutes | Oct 20, 2019
Finesse That Podcast Episode 2
Adrian Lignos sits down to discuss "Undercooked" a Skateboarding Video by skate crew known as Deep Fried. But Co-Host Kevin Fusco had other plans and redirected the attention to a European Skate video called Mockba life. We enjoyed our snacks and drinks as we discussed the technical maneuvers in the video. Later, our discussion shifted to streetwear, anime, and other fun things. Enjoy!
58 minutes | Oct 7, 2019
Finesse That Podcast Episode 1
Adrian Lignos sits down with Co-hosts Anthony Savillo and Kevin Fusco to discuss groundbreaking skateboarding videos and provide insightful commentary. We also discuss Dime Montreal's unique fashion and hygiene accessories. we discuss some of our favorite anime then we wrap it up with some older skate video appreciation. HAAN!
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