This was never meant to be a blog (or even a regularly updated thing for that matter). If our memories were better, there wouldn’t be a need to document the fun times and happenings, ’cause they’d all be safely stored, organized and chronicled within our life’s highlight reel. But with the advent of technology combined with our dwindling time and attention spans, recalling last weekend becomes a mentally-intensive endeavor; so why not just keep a journal, right? That’s what people used to do…
<politics>First things first, Bernie can’t stop / won’t stop. He addressed the Senate floor with the facts-equivalent of a draco, citing Tweets and referencing charts. Nothing to do with skateboarding or Shanghai (obviously), but you should watch this. </politics>
Pollution Season is in full-swing.
It’s already the 6th here, but this Ann Van Christmas clip still deserves some play.
With the demise of LP, the Center remains as the Sunday training facility hot-spot.
Daily Vinyl is holding a pop-up at FLY until the 10th.
Avenue & Son just opened up a showroom/shop that’ll be open for the next year. It’s in the same place as their pop-up shop from last spring.
Nanking Joe’s “Bin Jiang” is live at Skate Here. Maybe he’ll give us a YouTube link for the non-China readers…
Bangkok is definitely on my short-list of places to travel this year. That bowl looks like a blast.
EZ is back!
Workin’ Hard Playin’ Hard via Seoul.
In non-Asia news, Taylor Nawrocki was interviewed by Max White and Tim O’Connor sat down for a chat with Bobby Puleo. Both of these are certified good pod. Also, don’t miss the Quim Cardona and Daniel Kim part in Colin Read‘s Spirit Quest.