This is Eric Koston

Next up in line in Desillusion magazine’s ongoing This is series is none other than legendary pro skater and all-around awesome dude, Eric Koston. “As one traces the evolution of modern street skating from its earliest foundation to the unbelievable heights to which it has risen, Eric Koston has served as a constant innovator each step of the way. Since turning pro in 1992, Eric Koston has remained unfadeable in a cut-throat contest capacity as well as on the raw street level that prides itself in taking no shorts, all while never seeming to take any of it all that seriously. The wheels are always in motion, even when off his board, as Koston has helped advance innovation in skateboarding through his dedicated approach to footwear design (his creativity has yielded several classic skate shoes already) and by co-founding The Berrics with long-time pal and former roommate, Steve Berra.” Read more...

The Spokesman

The Spokesman is a short video by Dean Saffron which tells the story of an elderly gentleman named James who has taken it upon himself to collect and preserve bicycles from every developmental epoch for future generations to enjoy. (Sidenote: I love his battered and rusty old truck complete with layers of dust and cobwebs.) Read more...

Fighting Game Backgrounds Without the Fighting

A Redditor who goes by the name of RudeBootie recently uploaded a collection of over 100 awesome gifs of backgrounds of various fighting video games. The sheer visual quality of these long-forgotten images paired with a feeling of nostalgia make this collection something to be marveled at. Check out some of them below. Read more...

Gilbert Bel-Bachir ‘Looking Through Glass’

For over four years, Moroccan photographer, Gilbert Bel-Bachir traveled extensively on Sydney’s local buses taking images throughout his trips. The result is a series of images entitled Looking Through Glass which consists of several out-of-focus and sometimes downright abstract images which invite the viewer into a voyeuristic world of everyday urban life while at the same time – thanks to the windows (which are often times scratched, fogged up, or covered with grafitti) – convey a feeling of detachment. Take a closer look below. Read more...