Tag Archives: NIKE

  • ‘The Man Who Kept Running': Nike Ads Starring Kevin Hart (Video)

    ‘The Man Who Kept Running': Nike Ads Starring Kevin Hart (Video)

    There appears to be some serious Forrest Gump vibes floating about in the zeitgeist these days.  First, we elected Donald Trump president, and now Kevin Hart is starring in a new series of commercials for the Nike+ Apple Watch that appear to have been inspired by the film. The series is called The Man Who […]

  • Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    A burglar breaks into your home, looking for valuables to steal. He (or she!) searches your entire apartment looking for a safe, ignoring a prominently-placed Nike shoebox on the rationale that he doesn’t know anything about sneakers and thus would have a hard time re-selling a pilfered pair. Congratulations, your Mandem Safe has officially paid […]

  • Custom Converse Start From Scratch Shoes Now Available

    Custom Converse Start From Scratch Shoes Now Available

    Converse getting bought by Nike might have led to a downturn in the quality and durability of Converse sneakers, but now there’s a tangible upside to the sale as well, as seen in the Custom Converse Start From Scratch collection now available for purchase and customization from the Nike online store. The Custom Converse Start From […]

  • “Flu Game” Pop-Up Shop From Jordan Brand Coming to Utah

    “Flu Game” Pop-Up Shop From Jordan Brand Coming to Utah

    June 11th, 1997: Michael Jordan leads the Chicago Bulls to a 90-88 win and 3-2 series lead against the Utah Jazz in game 5 of the NBA Finals, even though he was suffering from the flu. It’s come to be known as the “Flu Game,” and in three days (to celebrate the 19th anniversary) Jordan […]

  • ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    ‘The Conductor': Kobe Turns Haters Into Music in New Nike Ad (Video)

    Kobe Bryant, currently in the midst of his huge farewell blowout leading up to his final NBA game tonight, has accumulated his share of haters and detractors over the course of his career (whether it’s more than his fair share is open to debate). In a new Nike ad called The Conductor, Kobe redirects all […]

  • Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team Sneakers Up for Auction

    Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team Sneakers Up for Auction

    Michael Jordan is a god in two universes, but here we have an item that concerns the overlap between both of them: Basketball and sneakers. To be specific, Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team sneakers, worn during much of Jordan’s on-the-court action during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, are going up for auction later this month. […]