Quartersnacks Celebrates the Decade: Volume 9

December 30th, 2009 | 12:35 pm | Features & Interviews | 23 Comments


It has been a long trip, but we are finally down to the top twenty…

Aliens & robo-toys & flashing lights & segways & beetles & of course, seagulls

February 4th, 2009 | 2:04 am | Features & Interviews | 16 Comments


Danny Weiss did not see the new Alien video, but if he did, I am sure he would have this exact list of observations:

1. Dylan has certifiably the best outfits out there. I’m not sure if it is his waxed jeans and tank-top or his ballerina shoes or just how his hair flows so freely in the breeze, but he is just so dreamy. Hi!
2. Morrisey ender parts are the best. They just add such a depth and vulnerability to the skating that is not necessarily there when you don’t skate to a song they play every sunday at Sway.
3. Flashing lights as interludes are so sick!
4. The Flipmode video is better than Mind Field.
5. Steve Berra does a good half-cab flip but Joseph Delgado could have filmed a better part in an hour.
6. The old(er) dudes are still running things in 2009. Even though most of their best parts have already passed (See here, here, or here) the older dudes are still more fun to watch than the dreamy and cute ones. Not everyone can be Carroll and be better than every single one of their teenager/early-20s teammates when they’re in their thirties. Hi Dylan!
7. Photosynthesis will always be the best video that’s not Mouse.
8. Tyler Bledsoe’s song made me want to put on a maroon deep-V and boogie. Tyler Bledsoe also sounds like a snowboarder.
9. Having “every trick be a banger” when its in New York is more of an achievement than having a “every trick is a banger” part filmed anywhere else.
10. Apparently, if you try really hard, it’s possible to switch backside flip over an apartment building.
11. Segways are the new seagulls.

DVD in stores Friday, February 6th, 2009

P.S. If you haven’t seen it, Papparlardo has a five-minute long comeback part. Skating Seaport, the Banks and Red Benches.

Winter Viewing Part 2

January 27th, 2009 | 12:04 am | Daily News | 13 Comments


Other than that, I sit in the crib, watch bootlegs [553MB / mp4].

Flipmode 2: The Fourth Flipmode Video

January 24th, 2009 | 10:51 pm | Features & Interviews | 16 Comments


No, I do not know how you can obtain this video. You can either hope it is being sold at 12th and A on a day that you are there (shouldn’t be until April), or you can go to Homage Skateshop where it is supposedly being sold. Otherwise, I am unaware of any online outlet selling the video, or any skate shop in Manhattan for that matter. I do not believe it is supposed to be going online either.