New Year’s Eve Links

December 31st, 2012 | 7:37 am | Daily News | 10 Comments

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Philadelphia is on the verge of having to close 37 public schools. It’s a good thing Philly’s City Council spends time on real issues like raising skateboard-related fines.

Pappalardo’s eight seconds of footage in the Pretty Sweet bonus features.

The end-of-the-year issue of The NYT Magazine has a feature on influential people who passed away in 2012. One of them profiles Larry Stevenson, who invented kicktails on modern skateboards, and is thus responsible for every big flip in Pretty Sweet and every crooked grind combo in Parental Advisory.

Speaking of Pretty Sweet, Manolo Tapes put together a funny, all lifestyle rendition of the video entitled Pretty Soft. The magic of editing…

Joe Cups put together a Super-8 / VHS New York video of this past summer that features many names from the Lurkers franchise.

This James Pitonyak part is gnarly. He destroys just about every spot in Trenton.

The first, all Mini DV installment of the Death Video series. Not to be confused with Death Skateboards; it’s just a bunch of kids ripping around the city and indulging confrontation with security more than they probably should.

An iPhone Christmas clip from the young’ns.

Brian Brown and the 2nd Nature crew ripping around Westchester and Connecticut.

ICYMI: Billy McFeely in Outdated, Jason Carroll in Outdated, Forrest Edwards in Wild Power, and Ben Kadow in Mama’s Boys.

Matt Mooney put his abundance of free time into creating a Seinfeld Tumblr.

Spot Updates: Rolls-Royce is surrounded by scaffolding.

QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Darren Collison’s buzzer-beating, overtime-forcing desperation three v.s. Oklahoma City. J.R’s buzzer-beater v.s. the Suns was a leading candidate, but all Knicks plays from the past week got disqualified based on how hard they blew it against the Kings on Friday.

Quote of the Week:

hsu skate videos

– Via the Skateboarder Tumblr. Not sure of its origins or how old it is. Solid analogy.

Happy New Year.

10 Comments

Comment by Yellow Osiris Hoodie
  • i just picture Hsu sitting there beating around his little asian svance

    December 31, 2012 @ 9:14 am
  • Comment by yahoo
  • why’d they choose to put the baker/shakejunt song in the death video?

    January 2, 2013 @ 3:04 am
  • Comment by callyougayonhot97
  • Maybe they liked the song? who the fuck cares if someone already skated to something.
    its a web clip, its free, shit comes out like every ten minutes
    ya’ll act like this is some kinda permanent art form

    January 2, 2013 @ 1:29 pm
  • Comment by Lloyd Braun
  • That Seinfeld girlfriends blog is fantastic. It does pose the question, though- we never saw George’s girlfriend Tatiana from The Chinese Restaurant episode, only heard her name. Where would she stand on George’s list had we been given a glimpse?

    January 2, 2013 @ 6:03 pm
  • Comment by ball don't lie
  • these death vid jonas bros lookin ass niggas need to try less hard to bring heat to all the spots

    January 2, 2013 @ 10:07 pm
  • Comment by ball don't lie
  • oh and watch out for the handicapped folks ya fuckin weefs

    January 2, 2013 @ 10:15 pm
  • Comment by Yellow Osiris Hoodie
  • slugs go touchy touchy

    January 3, 2013 @ 10:25 am
  • Comment by Little Baby Jesus
  • For the record the homies’ name is James P not Jason. Yeesh.

    January 3, 2013 @ 9:48 pm
  • Comment by Snack
  • Fixed.

    James, Jason. 3/5 of the right letters isn’t bad.

    January 4, 2013 @ 3:02 pm
  • Comment by Ripped Laces
  • That quote of the week correlates with what MJ said here.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9FwYgNUAIw

    January 14, 2013 @ 2:33 am
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