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OSD’s SOLEcial Studies Returns for Summer 2015

OSD is happy to announce the return of it’s acclaimed footwear industry training program called SOLEcial Studies. Having previously been taught in New York at the Parsons New School of Design, and the University of Oregon as part of the … Continue reading

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OSD Ep #300 Darin Hager of Heyday Footwear

What do you do when you get to an age where you’ve been around long enough to know a thing or two about anything?  Do you stop doing what you’re doing and rest on your laurels?  Or, do you keep … Continue reading

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OSD Ep. #258 “Doin’ It In The Park” w/ Bobbito & Kevin Couliau

  In this episode, the Crew is joined by the film dynamic-duo of Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau as they discuss their film, “Doin’ It In The Park: Pick-up Basketball NYC“.   The teaser can be bought and downloaded at … Continue reading

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OSD Ep. #246 “Pump Up….And Air Out”

OSD hits the Internet hard every Wednesday at 9:30 pm. EST, and while you know you’re going to hear the opinions from the Crew, one thing you can count on is that you’ll also hear us agree and disagree with … Continue reading

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Ep221-OSD-Changing the Game…One step at a time

For Ep221, the OSD Crew discusses Nike’s newly proposed Twitter RSVP program for sneaker releases, Green Street Vault’s beef with city hall in Boston, Curtis Granderson inking a footwear deal with New Balance, and Swizz Beatz reaching out to Allen … Continue reading

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Paper Chasr kicks it with “Jumpman Bostic” about the old time religion..”Sneakers”

Excuse me for giving this post an ancient tone..but this one is most definitely with good measure. It’s rare these days to be able to talk with someone like myself that has been around to see the birth of sneaker … Continue reading

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Ramp Academy (Portland, OR): Product Story Telling

Good Day Disorderlies! Since my return from Janene Larson’s revolutionary inaugural launch of Ramp Academy, I’ve received a lot of emails, texts, Facebook messages, and phone calls (yeah people still do that), asking “how was it?”. Truthfully, I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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When World’s Collide.

Saturday,  March 10th, 2012. Time: 2:00 pm EST. Location: Brooklyn, NY. One of those RARE occasions where numerous aspects of my life came together for a few hours IN THE WEIRDEST of ways. My years (over 2 decades) as a … Continue reading

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[Video] Stephen Jackson aka Stak5 “Shot Caller”

We often hear that rappers want to be ball players and ball players want to be rappers!  Well, it’s TRUE! Some basketball players have stepped to the microphone, and have left it more twisted than Chubby Checker at a high … Continue reading

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Ep215-OSD-Ladies Run Tings: Janene Larson (Ramp) & Lemara Lindsay-Prince

Feeway730 of Female Sneaker Fiend serves as host for Ep215 as we kick off “Women’s History Month” with guests Janene Larson of Ramp PDX and Lemara Lindsay-Prince of The Invisible Women Project. Listen as Janene discusses what it was like to work at Adidas and on the Kobe Bryant … Continue reading

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