G. Polite

20 year old guy, figuring out life day by day. I love music, sneakers, movies, and videogames, with interests spread over a variety in things so I can talk about a little of everything.

On Expectations, the Air Max 96 and Street Fighter

The follow up is always harder than the original. The expectations, the real ones from others and the ones we place on ourselves, weigh down on us. And the unfounded expectations, the ones that come from a place of fear and uncertainty, the ones that we think everyone else is thinking whether we know those …

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Where Are the Zoom Air Runner Retros?

Nike began as a running shoe brand. Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman partnered up at the University of Oregon to become the juggernaut we know and wear today. Their path to greatness is littered with tons of ad campaigns, amazing technologies, and shoe models that we don’t ever see or hear about anymore. Take a …

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Nike SB BK Projects

Slam City x Nike SB is a Slam Dunk

Until around middle school, I wasn’t hugely into sneakers. I was more focused on video games and cartoons. I still am to this day actually. However, I don’t know when it specifically clicked for me that I had a genuine love for sneakers. I guess it might be in my blood. My father worked at Foot …

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Top 5 Sneakers Inspired By School

It’s that time of year again. Class is about to be back in session (or might already be back in session depending on where you reside). The bus drivers are learning their routes in the morning. Everybody from American Eagle to Forever 21 is running sales. Sneaker stores everywhere are going to be full of …

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1995 A Year of Classics in Hip Hop, Sneakers, Video Games and More

Sony Playstations, Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx and the Air Max 95

  A lot of amazing gifts were given to the world in 1995. The OG Playstation. Pizza Hut Stuffed Crust. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. These things had their time in the world and their influence eventually waned as they were replaced by newer creations. You come to learn that the saddest part about life …

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