Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Teen Accused of Sticking Up Facebook Sneaker Seller

In our latest edition lowlighting the foolish things people take to get sneakers, we bring you the case of Javaris Platts. The 19-year old Jacksonville, Florida teen was accused of robbing a Facebook sneaker seller at gunpoint of a pair of Air Jordans. According to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and reported by WJXT-TV, the robbery victim posted an ad on a Facebook page where sneakers are bought and sold. The seller and Platts agreed to meet to conduct the sale at Billy Cobb Senior Park. The police report stated when they…

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U.S. Sneaker Production Could Become More Prevalent

The tasks of producing much of the footwear we wear left for Asia many moons ago. However, technology could be bringing them back. That is because some of the major players in the footwear world- Nike, Adidas, and even Reebok , could be returning with robot-driven production facilities.  Last week, Canton, Massachusetts based Reebok announced it planned to open a high-tech facility in Rhode Island in which sneakers would be produced by robots pouring plastic.   Our idea was,if the U.S. Us where the innovation is, let’s make the product that’s…

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Nookie pays homage to classic Ghostbusters films with limited edition kicks

To pay homage to the classic Ghostbusters movie, Nookiee is releasing a series of limited edition sneakers inspired by the movie. Starting the collection off are a low collared shoe that comes in a white based colorway and a black based model. Both versions feature the Ghostbusters logo on the medial side. On the heel the line “WHO YOU GONNA CALL? “, from Ray Parker, Jr.’s classic Ghostbusters theme song.       The next model is quite noticeable as it features an angry Gozer, who is the villain from…

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