If you’ve ever wondered about the history of Stan Smith, and how his shoes became a staple in skateboarding, adidas has come to inform. Did you know the famed tennis player actually cut his teeth performing 360-kick flips in Pasadena? Or that he practiced No Complies on the graffit-strewn asphalt of the Brooklyn Banks? Well, [...]
What if the NFL existed in the Star Wars universe? Or rather, what if Jedi Knights traveled inter-dimensionally to our universe, and decided to make a little extra side cheddar playing professional ball? Chances are they’d pretty much kick everyone’s ass — I’d like to see what the Dagobah Yodas would do to Ndamukong Suh’s punk [...]
As one of FX’s best shows wraps up its fourth season, the people over at Sons Of Anarchy have decided to make some easy cash offer their fans some exclusive, limited edition items. Clearly aimed at the man-cave loving individual, the SOA Poker Set & Playing Cards, Dartboard Cabinet & Dartboard, and Cigars & Accessories [...]
Usually you watch a broadcast of a sports game and really never think of the amount of work and complexity that goes on behind the scenes to bring you the game. Or, maybe you do. Maybe you watch the carefully choreographed production and wonder exactly how that happens. SB Nation’s latest mini-documentary, Sunday Symphony, sheds [...]
Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes [...]
Your feelings on Zoo York probably depend upon when you picked up your first skateboard. If it’s in the last 10 years, then Zoo York probably hovers somewhere around the brands you find in any given Pac-Sun retailer. But if you were skating in the 90s, there were few — if any — brands that [...]
Photographer Van Styles shoots three of his favorite models for the latest skateboard deck collection for Los Angeles’ Primitive. Dubbed their “MIA/LA” collection, the series features the very easy on the eyes trifecta of Ashley Sky, Iesha Marie and Valeria Orsini in various states of undress, playing on the beach and enjoying an evening smoke. [...]
“You look like all the nerds just had a convention on your body. As if all the nerds in the world said, ‘You know what, I know where to go.’ And they chose your ass.” Enough said. Nice touch on the Always Sunny In Philadelphia them music as well..