THE CREW

GEMA C.P. AKA “SPANISH G”
I’m from Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain. Famous for being the “three cultures city” where Jews, Muslims and Christians lived together in peace for hundreds of years, for being the capital of the older Muslim Andalusian Empire, Al-Andalus. Córdoba is also famous for its flamenco guitars, horses, and its work with silver.
Before I did this I finished my Bachelor in Environmental Sciences and worked in a lab doing research.
Favorite food at CN’s: Barbacoa Beef Quesadilla
When I am not at work: Just God Knows.
You should check out:
Books: The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway, Anna Karenina by Tolstoi & Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Music by Talco, Non Servium and Leningrad
Beautiful stuff over the world: my dog

 

MAX L. AKA “MAXX”

I’m from Philadelphia, famous for Cheese Steaks, Rocky Balboa, and where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution was signed. Go America!
Before I did this I was building furniture and before that I was tossing kids aka I worked at a Children’s Gymnastic facility.
Favorite food at CN’s: The Long Beach, I eat them everyday
When I’m not at work you’ll find me hanging with my wife, skateboarding or riding my bike.
You should check out: Kid Dynamite, Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami.

 

AYDEN D. AKA “DINO”

I’m from The New Forest England, famous for its free roaming animals, hog roasts and proper cider!
Before I did this I was refurbishing good ole English pubs all over the country, riding my Harley or tweaking my cars.
My favourite food at CN’s is the Santa Cruz Cop.
When I’m not at work you’ll find me questing the lands in search of live music, beer and new places!
You should check out these bands: Arcane Roots, The Dirty Dead and Bring me the Horizon.

 

PANAGIOTIS G. AKA “PANOS” AKA “PENNY” 

I’m from Athens, famous for the Acropolis, founding democracy and the cool guys.
Before I did this I studied law and music. Separately.
Favorite food at CN’s: Long Beach with Spicy Sour Cream 
When I am not at work: I’m probably gaming or drinking, or both.
You should check out:  Music: Them Crooked Vultures 
Books: Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice, Albert Camus’ The Fall
Places: The Bonneville Tavern, London
Movies: Coffee and Cigarettes, Sleuth
JESSICA R. AKA “J-BIRD”
I’m from Javea, Spain, famous for its beautiful beaches, chiringuitos (beach bars) and caves along the rocky coast.
Before this I worked as a hotel receptionist, waitress and sales assistant.
When I’m not at work I’m building an urban jungle in my flat; with my boyfriend and super shy dog, longboarding around the lake or cooking new weird vegan recipes.
My favourite food at CN’s is The Santa Cruz Cop (with tofu) or just anything with jalapeños and guacamole. For dessert strawberry ice-cream sandwich…mmmm
You should check out: Westworld; Black Mirror; Rick and Morty, Donald Duck comics.. they’re funny. Musicwise: LP; alt-j
BORIS B. AKA “THE CHEF”
I’m from Belgrad, the European capital for night life, famous for beautiful women and for being the most bombed city in the world.
Personally, I’m famous for being the best chef among the bankers and best banker among the chefs.
Before this I was suffering in the bank.
When I’m not here I drink beer somewhere.
My favorite food is the San Francisco Style Burrito.
MIRANDA AKA LA GRINGA
I’m from New York State, famous for cows, fields and autumn leaves.
Before this, I taught English. Before that, I worked in Marketing & PR in the film and travel industries.
When I’m not here I’m reading, writing or chilling with our dog.
My favorite food at Crazy Nate’s is the SF Mission with jalapeños.
You should check out: The Ripley series by Patricia Highsmith, In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin, Green Shadows, White Whale by Ray Bradbury.
ANDREW K. AKA COMRADE ANDRII
I’m from Kiev, Ukraine, famous for freedom, great parties and sunflower seeds.
Before this I was an 8-hour-shiftman in an office.
When I’m not here I’m studying, watching LCS, or playing the guitar.
My favorite food at CNs is Crazy Nate’s Style Tacos.
You should check out Ghost and Joe Bonamassa.
 RAFA O. AKA “RUSO”

I’m from Córdoba, Spain, the only city in the world with four UNESCO heritage declarations and the hottest city in Europe.
Before I did this I studied History, I was working in a library and as waiter.
My favorite food at CN’s: Death Valley with Beef.
When I am not at work I’m looking for new regional beers.
You should check out 1000mods and Truckfighters.

 

ANDREW P. AKA “THE BUTCHER”

I’m from Upland California aka Inland Empire, famous for trucking, meth and suburbs.
Before this I was a butcher.
When I’m not here I’m most likely in a bar.
My favorite food at CN’s is the Long Beach Burrito.
You should check out Kurt Vonnegut’s “Breakfast of Champions” not only for the writing but for his wonderful illustrations of asshole.

 

MATTHEW D. AKA “TWO STRIKES”

I’m from Adelaide, Australia famous for red wine, the world’s most expensive hospital and being the murder capital of the country.
Before this I sold solar panels and wooden watches.
When I’m not here I’m drinking Bavarian beer, listening to music and trying to be a writer.
My favourite food at CNs is Long Beach – all day son!

 

TIFFANY T. AKA “MRS. CRAZY”

I’m from Los Angeles – famous for Porn, Plastic Surgery, and Motley Crue
Before This: I was floating the canals of Amsterdam

When I’m not here: I’m dancing to David Bowie
My Favorite food at CN’s: Vegan Tofu Nachos
You should check out: John Coffey and The Picturebooks

 

NATE T. AKA “CRAZY NATE”

I’m from Portland, where young people go to retire.
Before this I was a test rider for Harley Davidson, a butcher, I worked highway construction, wrote copy for advertising, touring musician, etc, etc
Favorite food at CN’s: Death Valley with Pork
When I’m not at work you’ll find me searching the flohmarkt for treasure, riding bikes or polishing my ax collection
You should check out: Rafael Vigilantics, Jaya The Cat, Ham on Rye, Rye Whiskey and Ryan Reynolds movies. 

SOME PHOTOS BY: DREW McNALLY, SOME BY MAXX & PENNY

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