Pappalardo’s eight seconds of footage in the Pretty Sweet bonus features.
The end-of-the-year issue of The NYT Magazine has a feature on influential people who passed away in 2012. One of them profiles Larry Stevenson, who invented kicktails on modern skateboards, and is thus responsible for every big flip in Pretty Sweet and every crooked grind combo in Parental Advisory.
Speaking of Pretty Sweet, Manolo Tapes put together a funny, all lifestyle rendition of the video entitled Pretty Soft. The magic of editing…
Joe Cups put together a Super-8 / VHS New York video of this past summer that features many names from the Lurkers franchise.
This James Pitonyak part is gnarly. He destroys just about every spot in Trenton.
The first, all Mini DV installment of the Death Video series. Not to be confused with Death Skateboards; it’s just a bunch of kids ripping around the city and indulging confrontation with security more than they probably should.
Brian Brown and the 2nd Nature crew ripping around Westchester and Connecticut.
Matt Mooney put his abundance of free time into creating a Seinfeld Tumblr.
Spot Updates: Rolls-Royce is surrounded by scaffolding.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: Darren Collison’s buzzer-beating, overtime-forcing desperation three v.s. Oklahoma City. J.R’s buzzer-beater v.s. the Suns was a leading candidate, but all Knicks plays from the past week got disqualified based on how hard they blew it against the Kings on Friday.
Quote of the Week:
— Via the Skateboarder Tumblr. Not sure of its origins or how old it is. Solid analogy.
Happy New Year.