Over the years, you’ve probably spent a decent amount of time in your local shop and have nervously joined in on some good ol’ fashioned shop talk – What shoes on the wall have the best board feel? Who had the best part in that new video? And does that pro’s new board brand actually kinda suck?
There are plenty of debates that pop up every single day at a shop, and sometimes they get more heated than you’d expect.
To add some fuel to the fire, we decided to spend the day outside of Labor Skateshop in Manhattan, to hear what the local skaters and employees have to say about some (potentially) polarizing topics.
If you want us to stop by your shop and interview the local heads, all you have to do is buy us a plane ticket out there and convince us it’ll be a good time. Fuck it, we’ll probably do it.
THE FRONT BLUNT HAT IS BACK… AGAIN
We know we sound like the boy who cried wolf but this might, just might, be the last chance to get your hands on one.
TYLER BLEDSOE ON TATTOOING, PORTLAND, AND THE HEROIC DOSE
"I kind of realized skating ruined me in that way and I couldn’t do anything normal afterward."
APPRECIATING LATINX IMMIGRANTS THAT SHAPED SKATEBOARDING
Tired of hearing that skateboarding is just some white boy shit? Here's a reminder that it's not.
JENKEM PRESENTS: THE 4TH ANNUAL SKATEBOARDING SUPERLATIVES
We thought long and hard about who to shame, celebrate, and reprimand, and we just hope we didn’t leave anyone out.
A JENKY INVESTIGATION INTO JONAH HILL’S SKATE PAST
Did Jonah ever actually skate or was he the dude who scraped the bottom of his board with scissors before school?