Category ‚politics‘

Colorado Governor Campaign Rap Feat Wyclef

26 September 2014, 09.45 | Posted in craze, Music, politics, weed | No comments »

Ok so it’s hard to watch this with a straight face because well, it’s an acoustic guitar driven rap song by some old dude named Mike Dunafon with ridiculous ad-libs by none other than Wyclef Jean. On the flip side, Dunafon is a bonafide candidate for the Governor of Colorado who wants to keep weed legal, reduce the growing police state and keep big money out of politics. That all being said this may be the hardest “Trap” song out right now! America is crazy!

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LRG | Gucci Mane For President

05 November 2012, 14.20 | Posted in politics, videos | No comments »

If you’re unsure of who to vote for tomorrow, LRG has a candidate that may be on your level. Check out Gucci Mane’s campaign ad and the hit the jump to see how you can win a “Gucci Mane For President” Tee.

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Akomplice | Street Beef 12

31 October 2012, 13.50 | Posted in politics, t-shirts | 1 comment »

Akomplice has jumped right in on the Mitt Romney vs PBS issue with this quick strike release entitled “Street Beef 12.” The message is obvious – PBS is an important institution and needs to be preserved. Available in limited quantities, go here to get one.

Akomplice Fall 2012 Lookbook

20 September 2012, 18.09 | Posted in apparel, look books, politics | 3 comments »

Akomplice, whose lookbooks have steadily become more thematic with each season, have taken the concept to another level with their Fall 2012 catalog. Shot entirely on location in the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina amidst the chaos of the Democratic National Convention, this lookbook is as much a social document as it is a way to show product. Hit the jump for some amazing shots.

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Snowboarding 180 Olympic Charter

16 February 2011, 21.31 | Posted in Competitions, politics, snowboarding | 2 comments »

In a bold move that is sure to ruffle some of the elite old feathers of the Olympic Commission, Terje Haakonsen and a battalion of riders today signed The Snowboarding 180 Olympic Charter in Oslo, Norway. Basically it states that unless current non-FIS slopestyle events will count towards Olympic qualification, none of them will participate in the Olympics if Slopestyle gets voted in. Read the full declaration after the jump.

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California Full Legalization Vote

27 March 2010, 17.20 | Posted in politics | 4 comments »

Ahh California. The cradle of the action sports world is poised to birth another nationwide trend with the recent announcement that full marijuana legalization has been added to the ballot for their upcoming state referendums in November. The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act would let anyone over 21 grow and possess an ounce of the green. If this goes through, get ready for every shredder not already living in Cali to move there. Read more at Newsweek.

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Shotwell | Alex Klein Pt. 2

01 March 2010, 15.45 | Posted in politics, Skateboarding, videos | No comments »

We brought you part one of the super dope Shotwell series with Alex Klein back in November, part two is finally here. Check out more of Alex’s skate trip across Isreal and Gaza, this is for sure one of the most unique stories in skateboarding right now. Via SayMayday.

Shotwell | Alex Klein Pt. 1

16 November 2009, 17.04 | Posted in politics, Skateboarding, videos | 1 comment »

We brought you the trailer for skater/filmmaker Alex Klein’s amazing documentary “God Went Surfing With The Devil” a while back. The Shotwell documentary series has just dropped a mini-documentary about the documentarian himself with the goal of shedding some light onto how Klein got the idea to go to Gaza in the first place and then how he pulled off making a film about it. Stay tuned for part 2. Via SayMayday.

Positive Movement Alliance | Free Tibet Tee

09 September 2009, 18.13 | Posted in lifestyle, politics, Skateboarding, t-shirts | No comments »

Rad Collector - PMA Free Tibet
Here’s a look at the “Free Tibet” tee by newly launched brand, Positive Movement Alliance. A far cry from your run-of-the-mill skate lifestyle brand, PMA, which was founded in 2008 by Greg Carroll, Courtney Smith and Chase Tafoya, is actually on a mission to enlighten and inspire and plans to do so not only through smart socio-politcal grahics, but through an actual 3% giveback on all proceeds to a variety of causes and organizations. Expect more on this unique brand soon.

Todd Richards on North Korea

01 June 2009, 21.34 | Posted in interviews, politics, snowboarding | No comments »

Rad Collector - Todd Richards on North Korea
When is Todd Richards not great to listen to? Exactly. Check out YoBeat’s new interview where Todd fills in the gaps left by American public school curricula on Kim Il Jong and all things North Korea. A choice excerpt: “They are like the school bully when he is in the principals office and you are outside the window making faces at him and saying his mother can suck the chrome off a trailer hitch.” Ahh free speech. Read the whole thing here.