R.I.P. iTunes

Our office of M.I.T. statisticians is busy tallying up the entries each day — so be sure to vote in our Readers Survey about the best parts and videos of the 2010s. Voting ends next Wednesday.

Sometimes the full-length videos on Thrasher get overlooked when you’re not willing to commit to a 40-minute viewing with your morning coffee (…and then you forget about them because ten new things have come out by the next time you look), but you should REALLY watch Deep Fried’s Undercooked video if you have yet to do so. It’s mainly in S.F, but has a solid bit of New York footage, in which they somehow managed to skate those black marble ledges in Times Square A LOT. You’ll recognize tons of faces from GX videos, but Deep Fried is obvs a bit of a different vibe than those projects. And that first dude (Dustin Partridge) has one of the best feel-good parts of 2019.

i-D magazine put together a 20-minute, Epicly Later’d-esque mini doc about Tyshawn’s ascent to S.O.T.Y.

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#QSTOP10 — October 11, 2019

If the kickflip Oscars happened today…

Also, Philadelphia! We’re going to be down there this weekend for House of Vans, and throwing a best trick contest for a Louie belt. Saturday night (October 12) from 7 – 9 P.M. Gonna just be doing cash for tricks too, but the person who looks like they deserve to drip the most will get the belt ♥ Flyer with all the info here.

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R.I.P. Rector Street Bench — A “Summer Trip to New York!” Clip Staple

Just a few months into mourning the loss of the Financial District’s 12th best spot, we are forced to bid adieu to the Financial District’s 13th best spot.

The Rector Street Bench was quite possibly the only place in the Financial District that you had .01% chance of getting kicked out of — rendering it a staple of “Summer Trip to New York!” clips throughout the 2010s. Earlier this week, we learned that it will not be joining us in the 2020s.

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