Photo via Juicy Elbows
QS Monday Links went from 70% YouTube links to 70% podcast links in one year…
Gino Iannucci runs down his career past and present, alongside the music that soundtracked his skateboarding, in an hour-long interview with Skate Muzik.
Approach every project / job / challenge in life with your sights set on creating something so influential that’ll follow you around for the remainder of your time on earth, like the Osiris D3 does for Dave Mayhew ;)
The Bunt’s latest episode is with Mark Appleyard, and on that note…
Yes, Mark Appleyard is in The Conversation™, because we’re out in Barcelona still talking about the shit he did fifteen-plus years ago when pulling up to half the spots. Kalis on longevity, getting shoe deals, and a distaste for extra long backside tailslides.
“So do you think the Menace guys were good at skateboarding?” “No.” Lee Smith has the floor in the latest installment of Bobshirt’s always incredible interview series.
Brian Anderson dropped a two-minute cruiser part over on Thrasher of him ripping around Manhattan, the Groton Skatepark, etc.
This clip was a good time — SK8 Locos in NYC. Always had a bit of a bias toward how nice all those spots on the west side of Harlem look on film.
Pretty sure this is the first line ever filmed at the ultra mega super duper bust federal office building across from Black Hubba. Beware of plot twist.
“As skateboarding was our purpose and it was relatively unheard of in this part of the world, whenever we started to skate, massive crowds would assemble to watch.” Now, maybe more than ever, it’s important to keep an open heart toward places that those in power prefer to dehumanize. Monster Children has a rad photo feature on skateboarding in Balkh, Afghanistan via Dan Zvereff.
Yaje, Bobby De Keyzer and Bobby De Worrest have parts in the upcoming Transworld video, which borrows its title from scrapped names for a ~1999 RZA solo album.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Russell Westbrook isn’t a starter on the 2017 All-Star Team, so we’re going to impose a media blackout on the Quartersnacks Sports Desk this week. And this is an accurate summary of why you see minimal Knicks coverage on here these days. We just know better ;)
Quote of the Week: “I’ll never do my own taxes. 5 + 5 + 2? I’m over it.” — Francesco Pini