Monthly Archives: February 2013

Etnies Barge LS and Barge LS Nozaka

Etines Barge LS and Barge LS Nozaka are two new vegan colorways in this slim silhouette skate shoe. The all canvas upper of the aforementioned is adorned in the art of Japanese artist and professional skateboarder Toshikazu Nozaka. Merging traditional … Continue reading

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Food Stamp Foodie

Food Stamp Foodie: a mini zine of inexpensive vegan cookery by Virginia Paine, is a series of pocket sized cookbook zines that give a whole new meaning to eating cheap. This set of fairly simple recipes goes to show that … Continue reading

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Alien Workshop Sketchbook Series

The Sketchbook Series is the newest set of Pro decks from Alien Workshop. Our favorite company of sometimes odd and conspiracy-theory inducing graphics. the Warhol and Haring series are nice to see but these original graphics really harken back to … Continue reading

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Vans Rowley Pro – First Look Review

Vans [Rowley] Pro inspired by Geoff Roweley’s first pro shoe on Vans is back and available in 3 synthetic colorways. Black, Navy, and Red (pictured) all using a really nice looking synthetic-nubuck upper! Vans sent a pair to VSB for a … Continue reading

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Eric Dressen – Speed Freaks

Maybe you caught Eric Dressen’s Epicly Later’d and saw some of his part from Santa Cruz’s, “Speed Freaks?” Opening with hill bombing, slappys and power slides! Every part in the video opens with the specs of the skaters wheels. (Dressen … Continue reading

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Animal Cruelty and the Ag Gag Bill

Tonight on ABC’s Niteline 12:37EST/11:37CST A piece will air about the Ag-Gag Bills that currently are blocking undercover animal cruelty investigations. We spoke of the Ag-Gag bill a bit in our interview with Matt Miner, but this ABC story will … Continue reading

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Emerica Hsu

Emerica’s Hsu is available again this season in  two Vegan colorways; one a Zumiez Exclusive. The Upper is a 20oz Canvas that held up well in our previous skate tests. It looks fantastic in Olive/Black and the tiniest bit of … Continue reading

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Craig Freeman – Cartoon Nihilism

Craig Freeman’s newest show, Cartoon Nihilism is up at Gallery 707 in Pittsburgh now through February 17th. Cartoon Nihilism explores themes of depression, suicide and nihilism through the cartoon world. By appropriating and recontextualizing cartoon imagery, what was once known … Continue reading

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DC Mikey Taylor S TX

The DC Mikey Taylor S TX is another vegan addition to their core-skateboard shoe line! The durable canvas upper looks Tron sleek in black with turquoise piping and a tiny little logo. Solid toe cap goes way back for a … Continue reading

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Ed Templeton Interview pt. 2

In part two we talk about Ed Templeton’s introduction to Veganism and more about his latest skate shoe on Emerica, a limited edition all Vegan mid-top, The Tempster. We start with another sneak peek of the shoe which comes in … Continue reading

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