Did you know that today is National Edge Day? When I was a teenager, the person I knew who was most "tied to the X" was named Mark Generic. He was a weightlifter and was totally ripped, I once saw him get run over by a car (no kidding!) and totally shake it off. The last I heard he was living in Jacksonville, FL. He now drinks beer and is into slam poetry. You know what they say, "If you aren't now, you never were."

Regardless, here's a mostly dumb NatGeo documentary narrated by Thurston Moore, who I don't think was ever edge, but probably got a pile of money to say that straight edge "is a community, a way of life, and to some—a military styled menace."

Parts two through five after the jump!

Nick Turner's opinion of National Edge Day? "Fuck that."