Remember back in school, when you and your little friends were all hustling about the playground? There was always that one drop, gap, rail, etc that you knew someday would go down. Marc Frank got his during the filming for Absinthe’s Optimistic?, gapping some serious Denver shit that he’d been scheming about since his little mofo days at the bus stop. The three guys in this week’s Wallpaper may not be stacking the detention hours or cheating on exams with their picture phones any longer, but they’re definitely keeping those good ol’ schoolyard dreams alive and kickin’.

Darrell Mathes, sweating that mid-term pressure. PHOTO: Andy Wright

Darrell Mathes, sweating that mid-term pressure. PHOTO: Andy Wright

Unbeknown to many, young Canadians, like Jake Kuzyk, attend public schools as well. Their nurses, however, are Communists. PHOTO: Scott Serfas

Unbeknownst to many, young Canadians, like Jake Kuzyk, attend public school as well. Their nurses however, are Communists. PHOTO: Scott Serfas

Remember that smug, cocky s.o.b. that got all the ladies, lettered in every sport, got straight A's, and went to some fancy college? Seth Huot probably beat that barney's ass up on the regs. PHOTO: Andry Wright

Remember that smug, cocky s.o.b. that lettered in every sport, got straight A's, thought he was the shit, and went to some fancy college on his dad's trust fund? Seth Huot probably beat that barney's ass up on the regs. PHOTO: Andry Wright