OSD, LLC is a multimedia and brand marketing company that works with clients in the footwear industry. The message is clear and we deliver it on many levels.
OSD hosts a weekly internet-based sneaker talk show that was launched in August of 2007. The live weekly podcast covers sneaker news all the while allowing listeners and callers to interact with other sneaker lovers in the live chat room as the live show is taking place. The OSD Talk Show takes place every Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET. We have listeners from 10 different countries around the world.
We have interviewed a number of people in the footwear industry, as well as the music and entertainment worlds, some of the guests that have appeared on OSD have been Bobbito Garcia (Bounce Magazine, Doin’ It In the Park), Chi McBride (Actor, ABC’s Pushing Daisies and Fox’s Boston Public), MC Shan (Juice Crew), Phife Dawg (ATCQ), DJ Clark Kent, D’Wayne Edwards (Former Senior Design Director Jordan Brand/ PENSOLE Founder), and the legendary Tinker Hatfield (Nike VP of Special Projects) just to name a few.
OSD reached it’s 300th Episode in early of 2014. The show recently surpassed the 6 Million download mark of it’s audio version of the show since it premiered almost 8 years ago.
OSD has been featured on Spike TV’s “Playbook”, and on G4TV’s “Attack of the Show”.
In June of 2011, OSD launched and 8 week workshop called “SOLEcial Studies: Sneakers, Their Impact on Lifestyles, Culture, and People in the 21st Century”. The ground-breaking footwear education workshop had esteemed guest speakers from the sneaker industry and living legends from the Hip-Hop music industry such as Milk D of legendary Hip-Hop Group (Audio 2), and 5ft of legendary Hip-Hop group (Black Moon). The class is offered to the public and is currently being taught online to students in 4 different countries.
OSD has also taught about the sneaker culture at universities around the country like Parson’s School of Design in New York City, and the University of Oregon as part of the PENSOLE footwear design program. OSD has also held footwear workshops for non-profit organizations such as City Kids in New York City as well.
In October of 2014 OSD premiered a new show hosted by OSD’s own Sean “Paper Chasr” Williams called “From The Feet Up” which highlights some of the bizarre and below radar sneaker new stories in a quick hit webisode format. Check out all the current episodes of “From the Feet Up” here: My Life Chasin’ Paper
Facebook Group: OSD (Obsessive Sneaker Disorder)