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Frankenstein’s Nike

By Jonathan Smith on December 30th, 2008

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The Nike Mad Jibe is the Frankenstein’s monster of the Nike collection, part boat shoe and part Dunk- oddly it works. Soon to be available in the best Nike colourway, grey and neon yellow, though if neon is a bit garish for you then it’s easy enough to replace the laces and *bam* you’ve got a deck shoe with the comfort of a Dunk.

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[Via: dunk.com.cn]

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Entertainment, Heroes and Celebrities

Pedantry Corner: Barack Obama’s ‘O-face’ t-shirt

By admin on August 29th, 2008

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Just a quick pedantic note here: Whilst I would love the idea of an Obama t-shirt based on that scene from Office Space, it’s more than likely based on the picture above of Vince Carter dunking on Fred Weis during the 2000 Olympics. The ‘O-Face’ probably stands for facial rather than anything else. You can see the actual dunk after the jump, if you’re so inclined.

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Footwear, Heroes and Celebrities

Barack Obama and a Nike Dunk, a marriage made in heaven?

By Jonathan Smith on August 13th, 2008

080720_mobamadunk.jpgHe’s back! The man, the legend, the enigma that is the Democratic presidential candidate; Barack Obama. The man comes in many guises including a t-shirt we featured a few weeks ago and one we featured a few months ago, and now you could (maybe) have his visage on your feet with these Mobama Dunks.

Artist Virtual Mo created these at the Nike Innovation Kitchen and have Obama’s face lasered onto the toe box of the right shoe as well as other laser printed details. Release wise there are only two pairs in existence, but rumour has it that as the Presidential Election heats up there may be a limited release of these bad boys, so keep your ear to the ground.

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