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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SOLEcial Studies fall 2015 registration now open

Obsessive Sneaker Disorder’s SOLEcial studies class has paved the way for many people’s entrance into the footwear industry. The 8 week course stretches the participants’ conceptions of the footwear industries and builds a sturdy foundation upon which a career in the footwear field can be built. The registration for the fall session, which commences October 13,2015, ┬áis now open. Interested parties can apply here through eventbrite. If you have questions about the class ask away at info@osdlive.com.  

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Conversation with OSD’s Sean “Paper Chasr” Williams on SOLEcial Studies

With another session of their wildly successful SOLEcial Studies program on the horizon, I sat down with one of the architects of the program, Sean”Paper Chasr” Williams. What prompted SOLEcial studies to be birthed and how did it happen? SOLEcial Studies was born out of a conversation with PENSOLE’s founder D’wayne Edwards back in 2010. He showed me and Dee that the content and discussions we have on the show actually had an educational value to them, and that we actually “teaching” people with each lengthy discussion we had. He…

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