Tony Hawk Shred and a Passive Aggressive Post

You might have seen some video from me this weekend featuring Jane’s Addiction or Tony Hawk. Then you might have been scratching your head wondering why Jessica is at a backyard party where Tony Hawk (and friends) are skating on a half pipe, while Jane’s Addiction performs. It did not happen because Tony Hawk sent me a handwritten invitation. I was not there because Perry Farrell knocked on my front door and said, “Please, I can’t possibly perform without your presence.” I was invited as a guest of Activision. Tony …

It’s A Very Good Day

When Tony Hawk invites you to Ron Burkle’s house for a little skating demo and Jane’s Addiction. Perry Farrell was charming as ever Tony Skated for everyone And I’ll be posting about the whole experience another time, hopefully I’ll find a way to get at least one reader one of Tony Hawk’s new games. It was just fun. Lots and lots of fun.

Tony Hawk Ride Giveaway: The Blackmail Saga

I noticed that a lot of you were looking for reviews of the Tony Hawk Ride. I loved it, my kids loved it and I predict that it will be impossible to find right before X-Mas. Right now I’m giving away a X-Mas Tree. What good is a Christmas Tree without a gift to put under it? Tony Hawk has a fantastic Gaming peripheral that’s just come on the market. The Tony Hawk Ride behaves like a skateboard would attached to your gaming system. Activision kindly let me and the …

I Missed Out On All The Fun For 30 Years

December of 1975 was a Hanukkah of OP Shorts for my bother, tube socks for both of us, and bright plastic skateboards from Mr. Johnny’s toys. Mine was Green and vaguley translucent, it was pointy at both ends and impossibly narrow. My brother and I sat on them and rolled from one end of the tiny living room to the other. My brother later stood up on his. A few years after that California had a drought and water rationing went into effect. No one was allowed to water their …

Tony Hawk Ride Review: Kevin Staab

Yesterday Tony Hawk invited a group of us to his offices in San Diego to check out his new game peripheral. Here’s my takeaway from the day. The peripheral is well thought out, according to Kevin Staab it was designed by the same folks as the iPod. I believe that, it’s stunning. It looks just like a skateboard deck but it has sensors everywhere. You can do tricks with said board, unfortunately I do not know the name of the tricks, an ollie is basic, I suck at ollies. You …