In case you haven’t heard: the Tompkins construction that was set to begin in September, will now begin ~mid-November. The colder the weather, the less of a chance the asphalt will cure soft, or something like that? Any QS Readers work for a paving company?
“Going Once, Going Twice” is a fun Philly-based video by Fionn McLaughlin that’s light on the Muni and heavy on the crust. (Feel like there was another recent-ish homie video that ended with “Dirty Work” as well? Perfect homie video song.)
Mark Humienik, Nico Marti, Alan Bell, Zak Anders + more in Chase Walker’s Minneapolis trip edit from an Asics wear test.
“Every day is Friday when you’re Tyshawn Jones.” Late on this — and it’s not a skate pod obvs — but Tyshawn was on the Throwing Fits podcast a week-and-a-half ago. (That link opens in Spotify, btw. But it’s on Apple Podcasts, too.)
“I ripped my shirt off afterwards. Halfway through that session, I found out that Miles Silvas had switch flip back tailed it, after stressing out over a front tail. I went over the edge after that.” Monster Children interviewed Nick Boserio, the new Polar TM. Somehow completely missed the Thrasher ACE Trucks vid with him from a month ago…
The dudes from the Dead on Arrival podcast did a visiting video tour of some of Long Island’s most famous skate spots for a Gino-heavy history lesson by Ray Knives.
Our friend Aravin from Copenhagen sent over this edit filmed entirely at Jarmers: “O Brother, I Love You!” Wondering if the uptick in Dino coverage will converge to create the Dino part that the people have been waiting for…
The latest episode of Skate Muzik is a dive into the Palace Beta Blockers soundtrack.
“Filmmaker Tyler Smolinski has given it the thing that makes it infinitely rewatchable: heart. Yes, the skateboarding is impressive, but it’s the cinematography, the composition, the way the b-roll creates a narrative, adds a punchline, or is tied together by stray whisps of audio.” Simple Magic has an early review of the HUF video.
The Say You Swear podcast interviewed the London-based, 7 Ball videographer, Will Miles.
Heckride interviewed Curren Caples.
ICYMI: Here’s the ~two-hour panel by nearly the entire cast for the 20-year anniversary of Yeah Right!, though it probably would’ve been a bit looser if they did it for Drink Champs.
Events 🗓️ — Our friend Watermelon Alex is throwing a skate jam at the 2nd Nature Skatepark in Peekskill this Sunday, September 10th, from 1-6. Flyer here.
iPhone Loosies Corner 🚬 — Five minutes of loosies from a soaked Adidas tour stop in Albany.
Quote of the Week 🗣 “E.T. is a demanding boss.” — Pad Dowd
Johnny re-uploaded Cyrus’ 2017 Nike SB part. That Dewey line is a classic.