Apparently, the longboard stroller, although not actually in production yet, is also not meant to be a joke. In some shots you can see what might be a braking device or two, possibly a sponge. Test dummies are a nice touch. This is a joke. Is this a joke? Quinny is a real company.
UPDATE: Added another video.
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It’s a Spongebob Squarepants coloring book. That is all.
- Thanks to John Aguilar for the photo.
This week’s Shot of the Week is from John Aguilar. Not much to say about it but, you know, just look at it. Cool.
Hot Dog Magazine’s premier issue features Mork and Mindy on the cover. Although published by Scholastic in 1979, the skateboard that Pam Dawber is riding looks like mid 70′s to me. It’s almost like they put a wider board on those tiny trucks to help her stay on. Issue #1 doesn’t have hide nor hair of a skateboard within the meager 24 pages, although the issue I procured didn’t have the “Free Poster Inside,” so maybe it was a larger or alternate version of the cover. Can anyone confirm? I remember Hot DOg as a kid, but I don’t think it was ever a serious contender for the 800 pound gorilla of pre-teen magazines, Dynamite.
Kolie and the Funeral is the title of this coloring book given out by some funeral homes to help kids deal with the death of the loved one. It was published in 1988, so Kolie (should have been K-ollie) might be preparing for the death of the skateboard industry… Zinger! I’d hate to be the kid who gets a brief glimmer of joy when he sees the skateboard on the cover and then realizes the whole damn thing is about his dead relative. A couple sample pages after the jump.
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Santa slob air pajamas at Old Navy. Thanks to Danimal for the pic.
A special deck of cards for children to play old maid with. No numbers even, just pictures.
Ages 4-6? Really? Any 6 year old who’d be entertained by this is definitely a few crayons short of the box. The dots aren’t numbered, and if they get any closer their gravitational pull would influence the tides. This weird half seagull, half duck creature must be from the Galapagos Islands.
- Thanks to Courtney for the tip.
No. And neither does this kid. Check out Scholastic News Volume 69, #3. Click through to watch the video to watch an unintentionally funny video.
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These are damned cool. Probably massively expensive since they are listed as “price on request.” I a full grown man and I want ride on one right now. They evoke everything I remember about the first time I rode a skateboard. What are they made of? A “laminate shell,” which doesn’t really tell us much, but it sure paints up nice. Designed by Anna & Jerry Koza, available in Prague.
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