A pair of game-worn sneakers from NBA legend Michael Jordan went for a record-breaking $190,373 at an auction on Sunday morning. Jordan wore the shoes during his gold-medal game against Spain at the 1984 Olympics. This breaks the record set in 2013 for a pair of sneakers Jordan wore in game five of the 1997 NBA […]
For the love of Chucks, I previously humiliated myself (to everyone’s enjoyment) with a tale of childhood dreams of acceptance shattered. Well, I have a new humiliating story to share, but first, let me share some cool news. Today, Converse is launching their new Dark Knight Rises line of sneakers. Batman and Bane respectively grace […]
True story… When I was a kid, everyone had Chucks. In fact, all the really cool kids had pink Chucks. I’m not kidding. In the mid-1980s, the mark of being a cool boy in my particular slice of New Jersey was wearing pink sneakers. My mom thought it was absurd but finally relented after a […]
Now that DC Comics has a new logo, they are free to continue to engage in all manner of sneaker-based activities. Such as this deal with Converse putting Wonder Woman and Killer Croc onto their Chuck Taylor All Star range. This is the sixth run of DC shoes and while Wonder Woman has been a […]
As promised, the new Gorillaz video is rather live action led, and I assume we’re looking at a lot of motion capture work here too. What’s most surprising about this promo is the pace.
Here’s something. You know how long it takes to plan and sign off a print advertising campaign. Quite a while. Months usually. Especially when major brands and licensing are involved. So the appearance of the new DC Relaunch costumes, collars and all, in the Converse ads running in today’s DC comic books must have been […]
In all DC Universe books shipping this week, there’s an ad for Converse shoes. Nothing unusual about that. Expect there are a series of different ads. Featuring a different DC superhero in each, all in the same pose taken from the character’s comics through the decades, highlight a different DC design on Converse shoe. So […]
Converse has been running DC branded footwear for the last few months, this new line seems to be a little more classic-facing in its approach, eschewing the Jim Lee for something closer to the middle of the twentieth century…