Deep in the Desert

Finding beauty in the extremes, -282 feet below sea level in one of the hottest places on the planet.

Meg Haywood Sullivan

TheGoodLife! Presents: Professor Pumpernickel & The Funky Munchies Mixtape

TheGoodLife!, Ricky Powell, and DJ Smoke L.E.S. are back for the 6th installment of our magical mixtape series with the ultimate 4/20 listening experience – Professor Pumpernickel & The Funky Munchies Mixtape! The result of tireless studio work and incessant strain tasting has brought about what might be our most extravagant musical adventure yet! Light up and experience it for yourself!

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After you’ve run this one back a few hundred times, hit up our entire collection of Ricky Powell x DJ Smoke L.E.S. mixtapes here. #WeMakeItNice!

The U.S. Open of Snowboarding 2016

There’s a lot of talk about the current state of snowboarding right now, with the majority of it seeming to fall on the negative side. Everything is against us: the climate, the economy, the widening social and political rifts, and all seem to be taken as signs that snowboarding is fucked. Well, we’re here to say that that just ain’t the case. In fact our annual pilgrimage to the sport’s OG competition, The U.S. Open of Snowboarding, showed us the exact opposite, that snowboarding is alive and well and full of young riders and fans more hyped on shredding than ever. What we saw at Vail were pro’s riding at levels that seemed impossible only a few years ago, crowds at the nightly concerts that were the biggest they’d ever been, and an overall feeling in the air that snowboarding is fucking awesome! With picture perfect sun and blue skies during the competition to a massive snow dump as soon as the event wrapped (thanks of course to the SNOW GODS!) we spent a week doing what we love most in the world: shredding with friends all day and partying with them all night and it was all the proof we needed that snowboarding is still and will always be just about the raddest thing in the world. Still not convinced? Hit the jump for Craig Wetherby‘s photos and we bet you’ll be a believer again too.

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El Popu | Cali, Colombia 2016

Cali Columbia by Akira Ruiz/WeAreTheGoodLife!
The majority of these photos were taken in El Barrio De Popular better known as “El Popu.” This was my fifth time visiting Cali, Colombia. Its an honor to receive mad love in the hood from cats that have not seen me in over 10 years. This visit was for work to shoot two reggaeton videos which we did in a different neighborhood called San Antonio but I had to find the time to visit the homies from El Popu. Cali is a big city with a population of about four million people. The photos pretty much speak for themselves. See the complete set after the jump. – Akira Ruiz

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Ricky Powell’s Mack-N-Cheese Knish Explosion!

It takes an original to create an original! With a carbo load of excitement we are proud to announce the beginning of a culinary revolution with the unveiling of TheGoodLife! x Sweet Chick x Ricky Powell’s Mack-N-Cheese Knish Explosion!

Celebrated vegetarian and munchie expert Ricky Powell has combined two of his favorite things, broccoli mac n cheese and a classic NYC knish to create the ultimate gastro collabo! He’ll be unveiling it on Tuesday February 23rd along with an extra special edition of his World Famous Slideshow Extravaganza featuring never before seen photos recently unearthed from his under the futon archives!

Hit the jump for a first look at the Mack-N-Cheese Knish Explosion in photos by Craig Wetherby as well as info to attend the show, its gonna be redonkulous!

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