5 Feb
Stanton Warriors, Drumattic Twins, Freestylers & more

We love us some comics. We love us some break beats. We also love us some Incredible Hulk (more Avengers movie Hulk than the other movie Hulks, although you’d have to give Lou Ferrigno’s seminal Hulk top billing). What’s the point, you ask? The point is that DJ Justin Johnson has dropped the 9th volume in […]


16 Oct
Skateboards, trophies, jackets, tees & even handmade scooters

When Powell Peralta first developed the urethane wheel they called it “Bones” because its tint resembled that of a human bone. The skateboard label/crew simultaneously catalyzed the development of skating culture en masse alongside their smoother-riding wheel with their highly influential proto-skate film The Search For Animal Chin (which has now been made available for FREE […]


2 Oct
Powell Peralta skateboard team's shoe in 2 iconic colorways

We make no secret about our fascination with Powell Peralta’s 80s skateboard crew the Bones Brigade, who recently made their seminal film Search For Animal Chin available for free download. They’ve also got a documentary film Bones Brigade: An Autobiography doing the festival rounds, so the crew is still very much in the public consciousness. […]


21 Aug
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

We posted about the Bones Brigade: An Autobiography documentary when it was just a teaser, but now the full trailer has been released and we’re only getting more excited. We’ve been worshiping the truly legendary Bones Brigade crew ever since first popping in that old VHS tape of Search for Animal Chin oh so many […]


7 Aug
Two decades of Vans hooking up with Bones Brigade skateboarder

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Vans teaming up with Bones Brigade skateboarder Steve Caballero, and in honor of the occasion they’ll be celebrating by releasing this iteration of the Vans Half-Cab shoe. The Half-Cab was created in direct response to the demands from that generation of up and coming skateboarders who wanted a […]


17 Jul
Draw Down publishes photographer's first book of street culture

Skateboarder, photographer and writer Issac McKay-Randozzi has comprised his first book of analog skateboarding photographs titled Luck, published by Draw Down Books. Luck encompasses some of the more subtle nuances of skateboarding and street culture, featuring photographs of of quiet moments with artist Michael Leon and top 1980’s skateboard legend/Bones Brigade competitor Tommy Guerrero. Each black […]


19 Apr
Bones Brigade, Christian Hosoi & other proto-skateboard icons

Tired of Tokidoki? Not into engineering grad school chic? California-based Element Case honors the local skate heritage with a new collaborative series of iPhone 4/4S protective cases aptly titled the Skate Legends Series. Powell Peralta, G&S and others have teamed up with Element Case to design custom screen printed backplates for the iPhone 4/4S featuring […]


20 Feb
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

When the Madman was not but a wee Mad Grommet, he stumbled across The Search For Animal Chin VHS tape and the world entered another era. That was my introduction to the Bones Brigade, and the Powell Peralta skate universe in general. Featuring all All Star roster of 80s skating talent — including Steve Caballero, […]