Parallel Universe

Something about the blues in this one. George Morales in 1993, by Rick Kosick. Could’ve been yesterday! Spotted via Science Versus Life.

Limosine’s Paymaster video has been [officially] re-uploaded to YouTube.

Every spot in Politic’s “Blew By You” edit is either a jagged piece of cement, a crumbling Philly step, or shard of slanted metal that was welded 60+ years ago. Includes an incredible ender part from Japhey Dow. Still think about his three-level Heirloom ender often. Also: Ross Norman!

Skateism has a heavy but important interview with Brandon Turner about shedding the stigma of dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues.

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The 2021 Quartersnacks Year in Review: 5-1

Last installment of the more local wrap-up. Readers Poll results, Top 10 of the Year, etc. on the way ❤️

Previously: 25-16, 15-6

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#QSTOP56k — November 26, 2021: The Reuben Special

Had to make it an all-Bronze affair this week considering a new Bronze video is basically an office holiday around here. Could’ve been a Top 20 from that video alone. Shout out to Andrew Allen’s Vans part, Will Marshall’s line at Natural History, and the “10:34” video on the Free site.

Happy birthday Pryce Holmes! 💕

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Bronze 56k Presents… ‘The Reuben’

Having been out of town for the Bronze premiere two weeks ago, one naturally feels compelled to ask for opinions from those who were present. But truth be told, “how was the Bronze video?” is a stupid question; it’s the skateboard media equivalent of “will this water be wet?”

It is a testament to the endurance of the Bronze franchise that not a single project in an over-a-decade-long run has ever fell short of expectations. Here is the most imitated independent skate video series of the 2010s, and it is still as fresh as it was when Drake told you about knowing too many people in here right now as a helicopter shot spun around the Statue of Liberty in Solo Jazz.

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