The new Iron Claw video, Faux One One premieres this coming Sunday, March 31st at St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint) at 9 P.M. 21+. Features a Phil Rodriguez part. Flyer here. Watch the Cyrus Bennett welcome video, his part in Space Heater, the Iron Claw summer montage, or the Iron iPhone montage to get hyped.
After being the go-to beverage of under-21 Tompkins skaters for over a decade, Arizona Iced Tea finally entered the arena of skate merch.
Some new clips from the young guns: New York and L.A. spring break clip via Kasper and a 12th & A clip via Solomon. “Charles banned Slicky from Supreme because he isn’t taking school seriously. Dunions half-length video coming soon.” If you tumble, be sure to follow Dunions.Tumblr.com.
NY Skateboarding scanned some recent coverage of New York skaters in print media. Features the full Zered and Joey Pepper Skateboarder interview, though the type is a bit too small to read.
The Skateboard Mag site has an extended Dickies east coast tour photo feature, showcasing what may be the last coverage of the defunct Harlem bank to green grate ledge. Vincent Alvarez still skates it as a hip though…
Our homie Ben Baptiste launched a site for his company Sex Hippies, which is an assortment of 15-second clips, a la Metrospective.
Spot Updates: 1) The cracks in the Flushing grate ledge have been filled with Bondo, yet again. 2) Yeah it’s Philly news, but apparently the three stair ledge at Love Park is skateable again. The nineties are back! OMG!
Speaking of Love, Live Skateboard Media has a new interview with Mark Suciu that unfortunately does not address crucial issues of #art, #authenticity or the Philadelphia mayoral race.
Apparently, “Free Gucci Mane” shirts are only irrelevant for six month intervals.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: JaVale McGee over Joakim Noah > Lebron over Jason Terry. Due to the events of June 2011, Terry has no reason to feel “embarrassed” about getting dunked on by Lebron.
Quote of the Week: “This is the longest my hair has ever been, and consequently this is the sexiest I have ever felt.” — Josh Velez
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s no evident winner to our Alex Olson AARP caption contest. Suggestion: The less it sounds like a YouTube comment, the better.