Max Palmer by Max Hull
New QS spring merch is now available at Supreme & Labor. Available at other U.S. stores this week. Japan also this week. Europe and Canada next week. Available online next Monday, May 9th at midnight. It’s cool.
Torey Goodall’s impact on the world of skateboard fashion continues to emerge. Ripped Laces interviewed Vintage Sponsor, the stylist behind John Shanhan’s DGK part and archiver of nineties Polo gear and old skate tees alike.
Always down for any tribute to the pre-YouTube wild west days of the skateboard internet. Village Psychic did a post about the post-Yeah Right! Quicktime tour videos that would run on Crailtap in the early 2000s.
This line is peak early 2000s Lordz nostalgia :) #NHNScomeback
Out of all the interviews I’ve done for this website or elsewhere — and this should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with his reputation for being the happiest human alive — Karl Watson is on the shortlist for most enjoyable to talk to. (I accidentally deleted the audio before transcribing and he was even down to do it again.) His hour-plus episode on the Shetler Podcast was a joy to listen to.
There’s a new Kalis part to wrap up his “Life on Video” series. Happy 40th KLS-1.
The first five 411s, compressed into nine minutes.
“Are Eric Koston’s indigo-tinted industry maneuvers helping to usher in a post-board sponsor era in which deck makers become loose, image-oriented collectives for pros and various bros to shack up for a time, under some ‘gest’ or similar rubric, before drifting apart?” — Boil the Ocean on Prince’s legacy in skateboarding, and the prospect of increased fluidity in board sponsor changes.
Rhythm is a dancer and here’s a compilation of board-snap rollaways.
Cooper Park may soon have a 10 P.M. curfew. Was it even lit up to begin with?
New video from the crew behind Tengu is on the way. Daniel Kim’s new hair is great.
An interview with Big Brother‘s Rick Kosick & Menace’s Fabian Alomar. (~35:00 mark.)
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: They just won’t let Jeremy Lin alone…Everyone please cross your fingers for a Heat-Cavs Eastern Conference Finals :)
Quote of the Week: “Would any of you be interested in buying a l*ngb**rd?” — Our Montreal Airbnb Host
^^^The only Prince homage in rap that really matters.