Michael Cohen

“The Grinder”

02 August 2014, 23.05 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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SHUT Skateboards and the The Meatball Shop have collaborated yet once again with artist Steve Ellis. This unique deck called “The Grinder” is not only a great graphic but on one of SHUT Skateboard’s most popular shapes architected by SHUT’s very own Mat Terwilliger. This project embraces what, why and how collaboration are conceived.
Everyone involved are all homies and that’s what it’s all about. So if you are in the Lower East Side on Sunday the 3rd…tomorrow. Come join SHUT, Steve Ellis and The Meatball doods to check out the deck and the people that made it happen. Oh and they will be serving Meatballs, Fred Water and Pabst Blue Ribbon Beers from 3-5pm.
Location: SHUT Skateboard Shop, 158 Orchard St, NY. any ?’s call 212.420.SHUT

CHAPMAN SKATEBOARDS X NEW MUSEUM

01 August 2014, 00.41 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

http://www.vimeo.com/101938379
CHAPMAN SKATEBOARDS X NEW MUSEUM
Directed & Edited by Jerstin Crosby, Starring Ricki Twohill
Audio by Matt Wellins, Excerpt from “Not All Who Wander Are Lost”, Thad Kellstadt, (video, 2014)
Photograph of New Museum by Dean Kaufman.
Special thanks to the Craig Hein, Ricki Twohill, and SHUT Skates.

The New Converse CONS Weapon Skate

16 July 2014, 22.13 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »


Converse released a short film, featuring Converse CONS Skater Zered Bassett, skating through his hometown streets of New York City. The New Converse CONS Weapon Skate is Launching this fall, it’s the latest addition to our CONS Weapon portfolio and a favorite of newly signed skaters Jake Johnson and Tom Remillard. And always great to Gangemi in skate clip even if he’s just behind the wheel… Filmed by Richard Quintero.

N.Y. Adorned “Tradition”

04 July 2014, 05.41 | Posted in art | No comments »

http://www.vimeo.com/22126430
My buddy Evan Dennis did this dope short film a few years ago’s for N.Y. Adorned called “Tradition”. So sit back and enjoy RC viewers because it’s RAD!
Oh and peep this recent piece.
Producer: Evan Dennis, DOP: Zak Mulligan, Editor: Nathan Caswell, Narration: Lori Leven, Colorist: Tom Poole @ Company 3, Music: Grails “Canyon Hymn”, Audio Engineer: Jeremy Griffith @ Singing Serpent, Audio Mixing: John Black @ CypherAudio.

Love

24 June 2014, 09.05 | Posted in Film, skateboard | No comments »

http://www.vimeo.com/98791896
I am so psyched to work with passionate skateboarders like Fernando Paz! Here he brings us time, dedication and patience into a beautiful “LOVE” Story. Thank you once again for letting me be a part of this love story.
And thanks for the SHUT Support!
M

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#SHUTGSD

20 June 2014, 07.41 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

Adult GSD
“ADULT GO SKATEBOARDING DAY” this Saturday! When GSD was started by “DON BROWN IN 2013″ it was on some sort of of mass critical reckless abandonment and then corporate turned it into “Go Watch Skate Pros’s”…LAME
For the last 3 years in New York City GSD has taken on it’s own identity to help of a few purist. It happens once a year on the summer solstice and its Global. It’s what you make of it and as long as your skateboarding for life/everyday it’s what you want it to be. But please make sure your Skateboard everyday. “It’s not a sport and it’s a way of life… just like walking” …Michael A. Cohen
Happy “GO SKATEBOARDING DAY”
2013 GSD Recaps
2012 GSD Recaps

Taku Onoda’s Book

18 June 2014, 00.03 | Posted in art | No comments »

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You are Invited to Nebulous Taku Onoda’s Book Launch and Pop-Up Show
9 Great Jones Street, 6-9pm RSVP contact@takuonoda.com

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KING OF SPRING Recap

16 June 2014, 21.30 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

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Recap for “King of Spring NYC 2014″ event! Thank you Billy Rohan for bringing this amazing local New York Skateboard event back. The day couldnt gone any more amazing. Great Park, sick new feature provided by Red Bull, 300 NYC Skaters and our awesome hosts Billy, Alex Corporan and Joel Meinholz. AND thank you sponsors…we couldn’t do it with out you! Sponsored by: Red Bull, Samurai, Harold Hunter Foundation, Labor Skateshop, KCDC Skateshop, 5boro, Hopps, Zoo York, SHUT, Theories of Atlantis, Alife, Supra, Coaltree, The Cardinal, Iamyourvillian, NY Skateboarding and Jenkem
Be sure to check out the video recap on TWS and peep some flicks I copped at the park…click read more!

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King of Spring NYC 2014

14 June 2014, 01.15 | Posted in skateboard | No comments »

http://www.vimeo.com/97869618
After a brief hiatus, the King of Spring has returned to the Lower East Side Skatepark. Hosted by Billy Rohan, Alex Corporan and Joel Meinholz, the cash and prizes for tricks format is sure to bring a crowd.
LES skatepark regulars, Keith Hardy, Leo Gutman, Andre Beverly and Billy Rohan bring a small preview for whats instore for the contest.
Be there June 14, 2014 between 1-4 pm.
Sponsored by: Red Bull, Samurai, Harold Hunter Foundation, Labor Skateshop, KCDC Skateshop, 5boro, Hopps, Zoo York, SHUT, Theories of Atlantis, Alife, Supra, Coaltree, The Cardinal, Iamyourvillian, NY Skateboarding and Jenkem
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#SHUTLive Presents

17 May 2014, 21.59 | Posted in Film, skateboard | No comments »

OD WAVY RAD COLLECTOR POST
#SHUTLive Presents Sunday Matinée with Three Skateboard Films “ODWAVY” | “the RAW video” | “Dirty Thirty #3″
Hosted By The Man Who Films & Michael A. Cohen
Arlene’s Grocery 95 Stanton St, LES, NYC, Sunday May 18th, 2014 3pm-6pm Happy Hour from 2pm – 8pm
$3-$5 Beers, $4 Well Drinks, $6 Beer & Shot