9 Jan
Part of "Virtual Reality" exhibit at Jonathan Levine Gallery NYC

This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. […]


8 Jan
A legend meets Australian plastic skateboard company

Infamous skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi has signed with Penny Skateboards as an ambassador and more importantly as a rider for the nascent Australian company. “I wanted to work with Penny because after riding all the plastic boards on the market nothing felt as good under my feet as a Penny,” stated Hosoi, which carries a lot of […]


5 Sep
Is the universe trying to tell me something today?

Christian Hosoi sure seems to be exorcising a lot of demons lately, first and foremost with his My Life as a Skateboarder, Junkie, Inmate & Pastor book. I guess he wants all the kids to learn from his past mistakes, which must be the motivation for this latest video he made for Vans, under their […]


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 […]


15 Jun
Legendary skater reveals peak of fame, rock bottom & redemption

As far as skateboarders go, you just don’t get more Rock Star than Christian Hosoi. The man was/is a legend, dwarfing all other 80s skaters with the possible exception of Tony Alva. But of course, there was a life beyond the Thrasher covers; we watch celebrities rise and fall constantly and at times, consistently. We see […]


19 Dec
high quality wool mask for all your winter burglary needs

Whether you’re planning to hit the slopes or rob a bank, this balaclava from DQM will serve its purpose. Founded by professional skateboarder Chris Keefe, DQM opened it’s first store in Manhattan 9 years ago and is now a go-to for New Yorkers looking to get their hands on select sneakers, menswear, skate goods and […]


8 Jul
Oxelo Skateboarders make grown Indian men look in wonder

This quite beatufiuflly shot video follows the French skateboard company Oxelo‘s team as it tours India (Bangalore, Jaipur, Delhi and Agra). While it’s common to see youth beguiled by pro skaters the world over, I love seeing the innocence and wonder that the grown Indians watch with as they applaud the much younger skaters. And […]


24 Jun
Skate deck, cotton T and baseball cap: all you need, Everyday.

Dave’s Quality Meats teams up with Girl Skateboards for this limited edition small release collaboration. Consisting of only a skate deck, cotton T shirt and baseball hat, the pieces feature both the DQM and Girl Skateboards logos in a very American red, white and blue color palette, as well as the word “Everyday” — as […]