Man, this part was so good: Ray Barbee in Can’t Stop the Firm.
“The Man Who Films” put together a new preview for a half Providence, RI / half New York video, entitled Borrowed Time. It is edited to everyone’s favorite obnoxious radio DJ’s rant about DJ Clue “winning two weeks out of 52” from earlier this year. Watch the original trailer here. *Flex Bomb* *Flex Bomb* *Flex Bomb*
Who knew that snow skates were progressing alongside skateboarding this whole time, right down to the ledge dancing and generic indie rock song montages?
There’s a new issue of the Philly-based ‘zine, Skate Jawn online. Browse through it here or pick up a copy at one of these shops. Features a Jeremy Holmes (!!!) interview, an interview with our homies who skated from Boston to New York, and a drunk vs sober skate jam at FDR.
Torey Goodall, Lucas Puig and Chewy Canon on an Adidas tour.
Hella Clips is taking a step in the right direction of becoming on par with WorldStar for its headline writing abilities with “SKATEBOARDER FALLS INTO THE OCEAN.” They need to start adding “THIS WHITEBOY CRAZY,” “SHIT JUST GOT REAL” and “OH NO THIS WRONG” to really compete though.
In the realm of less-exciting headlines: Some dudes skate around the city.
Grinding a piece of glass is undoubtedly one of the top five whitest things ever done on a skateboard. If that went the wrong way, it’d be on WorldStar for sure.
The Ride Channel uploaded a two-year-old “Free Lunch” interview segment with Billy Rohan. Some stories you’ve heard before, some you haven’t.
Instagram web profiles, in case you care.
Not a whole lot of creativity going on in skateboard magazine ads these days, so for a change of pace, you should check out this article with Stacy Peralta talking about some of the most memorable Powell-Peralta ads from the eighties.
Quote of the Week: “My girl’s been waiting on me for an hour. That don’t mean I got to leave, I just got to go outside to get service, so I can tell her to wait longer.” — Black Dave
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: DeMar DeRozen doing a reverse dunk in camo. Also, QS is in a fantasy league with Vice, Gothamist, Impose, Thrasher and a few other websites. 1/4 of the players on the QS team are already injured (Kevin Love, Steve Nash, Danny Granger and Kyle Lowry.) The only Knick on it is J.R. Smith.
The Blueprint 2 AKA the Jay-Z album from the 2000s with the highest concentration of great songs came out on this day, ten years ago. (Hence the headline.) Is the 411 Roc-A-Fella issue still online anywhere? Has he had a better song since “Hovi Baby?”