scan via skately.com

scan via skately.com

“the NSX pull out the driveway/feelin’ like Scarface. desperado on the case”

-Royal Flush, 1997

Right when I moved to California, I bought a ’95 Civic Coupe. I had it for no longer than a month. I completely totaled the fucking car.” 

-Caine Gayle, 1997*

I first saw the 101 War Report promo on a VHS cassette tape that also contained Da Deal is Dead, some SMA video, and maybe Vision Barge at Will. In addition to the innovative “jogger” narrative element, the footage of McNatt piloting a silver NSX seemed to communicate a theme. Like, a futuristic car for mad futuristic skating, or some shit. The NSX symbolized Rocco’s New World Order and foreshadowed Clinton-era economic prosperity. While conceptualized as a supercar or some shit, it still had that Civic DNA deep down in its rear-situated engine.

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Demos are few and far between ’round these parts. Vis a vis Thursday’s DGK/Zero in-store/demo, I am going to attempt something web. 3.0 and try live-tweeting it. More importantly, this will enable me to add social media strategist to me resume.

In addition, I have an interview tentatively lined up that should be interesting. What else should you expect? Definitely fanning out over seeing Rodrigo Teixeira skate in real life. One of the highest compliments one can pay an artist is reaching for his cd/video part when one comes home after a night out, as a bridge between whatever went down that evening and what awaits behind the wall of sleep. Of late the piece in question has been TX’s parts in the Firm vid.

ANYWAY, follow or lurk @carbonite1994 for the aforementioned content.