The Quartersnacks web store is now open. If you are in Japan, Argument Skateshop sells the stuff online, which could save you quite a bit on shipping. Also available from Black Sheep, Commissary, Exit, Homebase, Labor, NJ, Orchard, Seasons, Supreme N.Y. + L.A. & Uprise. Support your local skate site :)
“Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Peter Smolik * But Were Afraid to Ask.” Can’t say a proper skate part from this year has been able to incite as much joy as this interview with Smolik and Brandon Turner. They talk about everything: Shorty’s, strippers, the G-Bag, the Sag-No-Drag system, the peak era of “rock star skateboarders.” Picking the overall best quote is next to impossible, but “Give me a snow camo Navigator or I ain’t gonna fuck with you” might be the frontrunner.
Eli Reed v.s. the latest incarnation of Houston Street construction. Wouldn’t be mad at a whole part of this. Really: what are New York skaters going to do for spots when there’s no more construction on Houston Street? Or is that always a stupid question because we all know Houston will always be under construction?
Village Psychic did some research on a skate deck’s relative immunity to inflation.
Yaje has been living in California for a bit now, and yes he still has all his powers.
Nieratko interviewed J. Strickland, principal mastermind behind Baker Bootleg and other things that shaped the direction of skateboarding throughout the 2000s.
In light of the recent shade thrown towards the Birdman (not Brian Williams) by way of an Australian vert skater documentary, SMLTalk went and compiled the non-board flipping skate icon’s greatest achievements.
Mostly Skateboarding continues its podcast series. The new one’s with Donny Barley.
No idea what the new Boil the Ocean post is talking about. Give it a try?
More desaturated Dutch skateboarding in the latest POP clip. P.S. QS gear should be making its way to shops in The Netherlands this week ;)
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week [turn on the audio]:
Quote of the Week: “I just saw you skateboarding down Grand Street with a bunch of children.” — A Girl
Fetty Wap comes through with his third good song!