ngadventure: 12-Year-Old Lands First 1080 in Skateboarding History For years the holy grail of all skateboard tricks, the 1080, has eluded the biggest and most talented stars in skateboarding. While many have tried, it was never landed — that is until now. From the most unlikely of places, it was not a super star skateboarder that made the historic first, but a twelve-year-old skate prodigy...
Scruggs was the man who made it cool to sound like that.– Our obit of banjo player Earl Scruggs, dead, this week, at 88. (via newsweek) Read this. My friend and former colleague Malcolm Jones wrote it. You should read everything he writes. He knows things and he is word magic. He does not tweet or Tumbl. Cranky bastard.
popculturebrain: 7 Minutes in Heaven: Jon Hamm | Yahoo! Not sure how I missed this one, but here it is.
If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon– Barack Obama, 3/23/12