Photo by Bryce Kanights. Scan via Science Versus Life
“So, you’re smoking weed on the plane at…13-years-old.” This Steven Cales “Nine Club” interview is full of gems from late-80s and early-90s New York. If you want some footage accompaniments to the people/companies/places/era he talks about a lot, check these 88-92 Skate N.Y.C. videos that surfaced on YouTube back in 2011.
Our dear friends at Lottie’s Skateshop collaborated with Spitfire and released one of the funnest all-L.A. edits in recent memory. Features legends like Andrew Reynolds, Michael Gigliotti and Danny Brady.
Memory Screen has a nine-minute montage up to commemorate the bro Mark Gonzales’ 50th birthday, edited to the another early-00s Real rider’s song from maybe my favorite video part ever :)
#TRENDWATCH2018: Are trips to Marseille the new trips to Paris?
The new, and improved Love Park is finally open! And it’s so bad that the designer of the Love sculpture decided to depart to another plane of existence.
And on a related, nothing-to-do-with-skateboarding but everything-do-with-skateboarding note, Village Psychic interviewed Nils Norman about the study of defensive architecture via Dismal Garden.
Theories of Atlantis is at the helm of a new wheel company called Dial Tone MFG. They have a new edit up featuring teamriders Jahmal Williams, Alexis Sablone, others.
The Bronze Instagram story has documentation of perhaps the biggest development to happen to skateboarding in midtown Manhattan since incentive zoning.
With every New Yorker’s favorite L.A. spot reaching an unfortunate demise, Andrew Allen provides us with the story behind the day when he backside flipped into the main bank at L.A. High.
Max Hull put together an iPhone montage from a winter Barcelona trip.
Smalls uploaded Pulaski montage 12 of 500 from Stop Fakin’ 3 ;) ♥
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: By the looks of it, this might be the final installment of the Sports Desk until the fall, but gotta give it to J.R. Smith running to the liquor store in the final two seconds of an NBA Finals game.
Quote of the Week: “So, Die Antwoord is these white people who rap.” — E.J.