Saturday Night Links

May 29th, 2010 | 8:46 pm | Daily News | 8 Comments

Chris Keefe did an interview with Alex Corporan regarding his new book, Full Bleed, which is being released in New York on June 6th (only available at DQM), and worldwide/Amazon on August 10. The book is a collection of various photographers’ work surrounding skateboarders in New York, and not merely a one-photographer type deal a la Out & About. Features work by Spike Jonze, Bryce Kanights, Pepe Torres and Glen E. Friedman. There’s a really good portion of the interview where they talk about skating World Trade back when the Towers were still up. (The days when the Jersey crew & I would take the PATH from Hoboken to try to learn 5050s on the stone benches and grind around the wavy curbs right by them don’t really seem that long ago either.)

Pretty much everyone has already seen this, but Rodney got a guest board on Zoo in a “Master’s” series, or something of this sort, which commends New York O.G. skaters for throwing down all these years. Well-deserved the whole way, and it is going to be interesting so see who they choose for future boards if it turns into a series-type deal. The footage in the video is a retrospective montage, but there are a few new tricks in there. More than worth your time: “Just Cruising”, Circa-1996 “Wheels of Fortune” segment, & Rodney’s part from an early cut of Ian Reid’s Video. Also be sure to check out The Chrome Ball Incident’s Rodney post from a few months back.

Some footage of the Jersey homies: “Say ‘Queensbridge'”

Rob’s been posting Flip Cam clips over on his website every week or so. Overall highlights include HOLLYWOOD doing a “throwaway” TF line involving a feeble flip-out and E.J. giving the appropriate, seated-at-the-green-benches talk-through of the characters still striving for maintaining the authenticity of the TF.

Not related to this post of randoms, but related to life as a skateboarder, one of the most underrated video parts ever.

Quote of the Week:You know that saying, ‘If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere?’ Well, that doesn’t fucking apply to London.” – Billy Rohan

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Comment by carbonite
  • ha, i used to live like 100 ft. from that Amsterdam Ave. school. Never skated there though…

    May 29, 2010 @ 9:43 pm
  • Comment by Gary Coleman
  • Yajes back from Cali i see hes still the same height as i am damn sure look like he’s still holding down the little dunion style also bitch ass nigga

    May 30, 2010 @ 2:30 am
  • Comment by mmm biscuits
  • Billy Rohan speaks the truth!

    May 30, 2010 @ 5:16 am
  • Comment by Snack
  • Yaje got fat. And tall.

    May 30, 2010 @ 5:47 pm
  • Comment by lamar odom
  • since where are you niggas phoenix fans. fuckouttahere

    May 30, 2010 @ 7:52 pm
  • Comment by Former London Resident.
  • Any reason for that Rohan quote? Not disagreeing, just curious.

    May 31, 2010 @ 3:03 am
  • Comment by Snack
  • “It rains all the time, and if you look at somebody the wrong way for one second, they punch you in the face.”

    May 31, 2010 @ 4:30 am
  • Comment by blazinghiphopandR&B
  • How come Gigliotti looks like a character from WEST-SIDE STORY?

    June 2, 2010 @ 2:59 pm
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