Photo via Colin Sussingham
Perfect video to begin your day — three-minute Jamal Smith IG compilation.
One of my life partners, Josh Velez, has an interview over on Skateboard Story. “It makes it even better to get a couple pats on the back from the fellas.”
You already know that new “Busshead” video from Gang Corp is essential viewing.
TWS posted the transcript and photos from Cyrus’ interview on their site.
“This urgent, shouty Mannie Fresh anthem, a sort of primal materialistic scream from within a sumptuously appointed mansion, stands as the best song in any Ty Evans-helmed Film to date; paired off Lucas Puig’s luxury-brand tech, it makes a strong argument for the greatest song in any video ever.” Boil the Ocean offers up eight of Ty Evans’ best #musicsupervision victories, the man who introduced skaters to electro.
Nik Stain London footage. Everyone in it rips though.
A most unexpected “Welcome to the Team” video for an expected acquisition.
The Bunt’s new one is with that dude who shared the part with Vince in the 917 vid.
^^^2017 Best of Dustin Henry, reigning titleholder for QS’ “Skater You’d Be Most O.K. With Your Daughter Dating” Award. Edited by Tyler Warren.
This one was pretty heartwarming: Monster Children has a mini doc on Josh Kalis’ relationship and history with the city of Chicago. I’ve seen that street gap kickflip a hundred times before and still said “oh my God” on this go-around. (Maybe Ride will finally stop asking us why Chicago isn’t a bigger deal in skateboarding with this one?)
Yeah, I know, l*ngb**rds… but this is a fucking amazing program.
Jahmal Williams reflects on getting back into filming in the Static III years.
Some more Elkin raw files from the days when you first started seeing Aaron Herrington out and about, and Kevin Tierney was still drippy ♥
A joint remix video for Tom Penny and Bryan Herman, two icons of “G” style.
QS Sports Desk Play of the Week: 76ers-OKC was game of the year so far, yes? Gonna give it to Embiid’s block on Russy in OT1, but only because Russy ended up winning anyway :)
Quote of the Week: “I fucking hate getting phone calls.” — Andrew Wilson
Late on this one, but it’s cool the boys got a shout out ;)