collagedesert storm

Very crappy skateboard of the month

I become sick whenever I hear the words “war” and “desert” nowadays, so I almost decided not to post this very crappy board. The drawing has absolutely nothing to do with skateboarding,  besides that it takes us back to the early 90’s when this never-ending war started and skateboarding was about to die. Can somebody please explain to me how you could buy this for your kids? It’s still on sale for an explosive price on eBay.

slippers

The Pantoufles à Pépère

Domesticated and proud of it. The Pantoufles à Pépère are slippers made in France for French hipsters. The web site also has a few images of skateboards on it.

– Thanks to David ODK for the pictures

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lunchables

Lunchables with Interweb Skateboard Kabobbles

A Lunchables print ad and some random Lunchables skateboard action on their web site from a year or so ago. In trying to link to the Lunchables Uploaded post with with Rob Dydrek, I realized I never posted anything about it. So.. yeah. Rob Dyrdek had a thing with Lunchables called Uploaded. It was a contest or a web site or a web series aggressively targeting 13-17 year olds, for the benefit of kid’s nutrition of course.

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magic

Extreme Harry Potter

Neil Gaiman’s Books of Magic:

Timothy Hunter could be the most powerful magician in the world, but does he really want to be? Guided through the magical world starting at the begining of time by a group of DC Universe magicians, often refered to as the Trenchcoat Brigade (John Constantine, Phantom Stranger, Mister E, and Doctor Occult), they attempt to aid Timothy in his decision whether or not to embrace his gift. However, by the time Timothy makes a choice, it may have already been made for him.

– Thanks to MC for the photo

hanna

Hanna Barbera: A Huckleberry of Magillas

I was trying to track down a better picture of some Hanna Barbera saftey cards from 1965 because one of them has the hapless Magilla Gorilla pulling a classic wilson. In the process I found Magilla skating in an uncredited image that looks like a still from a cartoon. Casting the net wider turned up a coloring book with Huckleberry Hound and Quickdraw McGraw doubling up on a longboard.

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tmobile-billboard

T Mobile Billboard

Phone companies love skateboarding. Might even be a real action photo and not a posed shot. What’s up with that claw hand? Somewhere in L.A.. – Thanks to Kilwag’s mom for the pic.

joanloose

Hang Loose

Qool, by Joan Cornella. – Thanks to MC for the tip.

sector9bag

Sector 9 has baggage

Sector 9’s new Schlepp Tote kinda sorta did something cool with the wheels. It almost looks like a real skateboard wheel, but not quite. It’s hard to tell in the photo, but the lathing looks weird and the axle nut is funky. They should have just used a standard wheel and an axle with the same lock nut used on a truck. Yeah, yeah, expenses…

trackershirt

This old shirt

This is a cool old tracker shirt. Producing halftones was a mechanical process back in the day. It took skill and training to be able to do it correctly. Not sure if this is 70’s or 80’s era. Probably early 80’s at the latest.

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