Same Thing Every Morning

May 12th, 2014 | 5:57 am | Daily News | 8 Comments

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Our good friend Michael Gigliotti made an eight-minute bro cam clip that features parts from himself, Miles Marquez and Alex “$80 Baseball Cap” Olson. It’ll make you really happy you live near the Tompkins though.

Jason Byoun with an avant garde line of the year contender in video blog #209 from the Beef Patty dudes. Also big congratulations to the homie Max Palmer A.K.A. Loose Trucks Max. He has his name on a skateboard now.

Following in the footsteps of Wes Kremer’s wallie bluntslide, and Jake’s trick from Static 4 (won’t spoil for anyone who hasn’t seen it), some guy wallie crooked grinded the Clipper Ledge. It’s not like tricks down Clipper have been tangibly comprehensible to the average human since Darrell Stanton’s Free Your Mind ender anyway

Big pop shoves, Lucien Clarke lines and kitchen freestyles in the “Piff Sticks Mixtape” from the Yes Fam crew out in London.

Some thoughts on everyone’s unwavering Gino fandom and his Six Feet Under shirt.

Even if it’s for a bit of a puff piece, it’s cool to watch Quim and Ricky shoot the shit.

Rochester looks like it has some spots.

Muckmouth caught up with Rob Pluhowski, Richard Mulder, Nate Jones, Scott Kane, and some others in the fourth installment of their “Where are they now?” series.

If you missed last month’s issue of The Skateboard Mag (the one with the “cherry” feature), they posted an extended transcript of the Rieder interview online.

LES Park edits are a dime a dozen, but Eli has a QS tee on in this one ;)

The BEV video features a bunch of LES park locals and premieres on May 24th off the Halsey J stop. Flyer here. Teaser here. It’s mad Tumblr.

The full CT/NY-based Merica video is now online. It’s mad indie.

Spot Updates: 1) The CBS 52 ledge over the six stair is sort of a wrap, though someone will find a way to boardslide it with a lot of wax. 2) There’s a new box at 12th Street, just in time for iced coffee season. 3) There are some temporary gaps all down Lafayette Street that’ll likely get filled in with cement by the end of the week.

QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Honestly, can’t think of anything that stands out above the rest from the past week, aside from Tony Parker’s entire Game 3 performance. (P.S. We’re Spurs fans here from here on in, because they’re the only team left that can beat Miami.) Still sorta amazed the Thunder blew it yesterday. Also, you should read Grantland’s history of the 2002 western conference finals between the Lakers and Kings. It’s mad sad though. Biebel probably teared up reading it.

Quote of the Week: “Tiesto is my favorite.” — Geo Moya

How long do you guys think that box is gonna be at 12th for?

Five in the Morning Going Hard in the Kitchen

November 4th, 2013 | 5:30 am | Daily News | 10 Comments

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Congratulations to Liz and Miles on the birth of the first QS-affiliated baby!

Turns out that Ben Colen’s wishful Chromeball visits amounted to an after-credits bonus interview with Jovontae Turner, where he talks about racists and other things.

Gino Iannucci pays a visit to the Roslyn Banks, probably the most recognizable Long Island skate spot, which is sort of sad for such a large land mass. He discusses the spot’s history and offers a #controversial opinion against the use of Bondo.

Muckmouth compiled an extensive video of all the tricks that have been done on the Santa Monica Courthouse stage. And yeah, a nollie heelflip up is still absurd.

A bunch of Colorado expats living in New York made cool a ten-minute video. Weed humor tends to go over much of the QS office’s heads, but they share our spot sensibilities. Also, is that Cameron Diaz’s character from The Counselor at 3:17?

After Midnight New York’s fall/winter team montage.

Whoa, Miley Cyrus rips on a skateboard.

Jeremy Elkin’s new video somehow managed to round up and feature four dudes who pretty much everyone has always wanted to see full parts from: Akira Mowatt (unless you count Mixtape 2), Rob Campbell, German Nieves, and Leo Gutman (he had a part in Flipmode 3, but that was in 2006…) The Brodies premieres at Sunshine Theater on Thursday, November 14th at 9 P.M. Flyer here.

The Brimley crew from out in Arizona offers their “Summer Trip to NY” entry.

“I talked to Matt Price and he had never even seen that photo of Keith Hufnagel before.”

Anthony Pappalardo (the writer, not the Alien Workshop/Chocolate alumnus) wrote a .GIF-enhanced #listicle about extinct skateboard tricks for Complex. The “Muska Flip” or non-flipping-frontside-flip portion fails to acknowledge the plight of those of us who learned hardflips before frontside flips, and thus have a muscle memory that is averse to kickflipping for a frontside flip. We did not choose Muska flips and we’re not named Bryan Herman, so we’re stuck with hardflip frontside body varials. Anyone who was ever capable of flipping a frontside flip, but chose not to because they thought it looked cool is just stupid. We were born this way! Stop mocking our handicap!

QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Chris Paul knows what’s going to happen three seconds before everybody else.

Quote of the Week:

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(Also, still celebrating Halloween on November 1st or 2nd needs to stop. It’s the fall equivalent of saying “Happy New Year” in March.)

All sticker packs shipped on Friday night. If you don’t receive something this week, chances are, you missed the cut-off for the first hundred addresses. If you sent an e-mail before 11:30 A.M. (E.S.T.), you should be getting something this week ;)

Miles Marquez Inks Endorsement Deal With Orvis

December 29th, 2011 | 11:06 am | Quarter-Diary | No Comments

Miles Marquez is the first person to be featured on the back cover of a Supreme book and in advertisements for Orvis at the same time.

“I’m on the back cover, but it’s a Japanese magazine, and in Japan they read things from right to left, so it’s basically like I’m on the front cover.”

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Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2011 | 3:31 am | Video & Remixes | 7 Comments

The first QS Christmas clip with no Ziegfeld footage. 2011 had some sad moments.

Let’s start off by saying this clip, and probably every clip that will be posted on this website in the next fifty years, is not as good as the “Best of 2011” clip. Christmas clips are about capturing the spirit of the season, so our trademark music supervision has to restrain itself (last year’s rift between The Far East Movement and Coltrane was well-documented.) At least until Meek Mill or Future follow in Black Dave’s footsteps and release a Christmas album. 2011’s offering is a big shorter that past years’, but what it lacks in footage, is made up for by more sweatpants, camo pants, yellow track jackets, two (!) lines with just nosegrinds and 5-0s, sketchy landings, nollie tailslides, switch noseslides (both of those tricks are coming back big-time for 2012) than any other clip you may have seen this year. Usually, Roctakon is Quartersnacks’ best dressed (Galen in a 2XL UNLV baseball jersey over a 2XL turquoise Champion crewneck is a close second…), but everyone stepped up their gear in 2011.

Contrary to the mistake printed in the post for the teaser, this is actually our seventh annual Christmas clip, which is kind of crazy.

Features Alexander Mosley, Will Jones, Tyler Tufty, Emilio Cuilan, Andre Page, Matthew Mooney, Bill Pierce, Ben Nazario, Roctakon, Dustin, Kevin Tierney, Ty Lyons, Shawn Powers, Miles Marquez, Sweet Waste, Billy Mcfeely, Josh Velez, and Ritchard Swain.

Contributing Filmers: Goshi Goto & Rob Harris.

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It’s nearly 4 A.M., and I have to be at the Garden for the Knicks’ season opener in less than seven hours, so it’s time for sleep. (Predictions for the first day of the NBA? Knicks have a 60% chance of winning if Pierce actually sits out / no chance if he plays, Miami over Dallas because Dirk spent the last six months partying, Lakers over Chicago because Kobe spent the last six months wanting to kill someone, and Oklahoma over Orlando because the Magic are going to be a soap opera this year.) If you have a blog/Tumblr/legitimate website/Facebook page, please re-post the clip if you enjoy it, it would mean a lot. Merry Christmas.

Salute to Private Marquez

October 18th, 2011 | 10:15 am | Daily News | 20 Comments

Who would have thought that in those ten-plus years since Quartersnacks’ principal shareholders first met on the 47th Street side of the FedEx building in Midtown Manhattan, one would get married, and another would leave for the Army a mere two weeks later.

Having known Miles through his little kid days, his 2XL mesh Foot Locker jersey and du-rag era, his P-Rod phase, his fascination with vintage tee-shirts and tight jeans, a brief identity crisis when he became East 86th Street’s first-ever hick, a comeback, a period of loving Anti-Hero and shouting hilarious obscenities at his then-girlfriend, a stint as a disgruntled Supreme employee during which he asked me to be his personal bank account because he didn’t trust himself with his own money, and his most recent undercover cop / fisherman phase, it’s easy to say that his presence in our lives and involvement with this little website will be missed while he is off defending our country.

No matter how many times we may have wanted to punch him for it, every group of friends needs that one asshole that will force them to drive a rental car to Atlantic City at 3 A.M. so he could only win enough money to break even on the rental, take an unnecessary amount of whiskey shots that he just spent a day’s worth of pay on, or pull up to Astor Place at midnight blasting “I’m So Paid” in a car containing thirty Roman candles and a thirty-pack of Budweiser to ask the question “Who wants to come to Sayerville?”

Needless to say, he would do 90 in a 65 the whole way to the park.

Be safe out there, Miles.

Above is Miles’ part from the last “Best of QS” video, Can’t Ban the Snackman 2 (2008). Watching it has sparked up an interest in maybe throwing together a third volume, depending how this winter goes. The worse the winter, the more likely it is to happen.

If you have any good Miles stories or want to call him out for drunkenly trying to fight you at the Fish in the summer of 2007, please use the comments to do so.