Archive for June, 2009

We Made It On The Daily Show! Kind of.
Written by Mekanism at 2:27 pm • • 1 Commentawesomeness

They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. And basically, if there is ANY way we can get on the daily show (even if it’s a guy toting guns around and scaring the crap out of people in New York)…well, we’ll take it.

Pretty cool to see your work parodied by arguably the funniest television show running. Thanks to Jon Stewart and company for mocking us. We sincerely mean that.

“We Target 15-40 Year Old Kids”
Written by Mekanism at 10:37 am • • 2 Commentsdigital


Our Head of Digital, Pete Caban, had a great interview with one of our favorite sites, The FWA. I know, that pun was terrible…but it was so easy I had to take it.

Here’s a link to his talk with them…and if you have 9,437 hours to burn on staring at sweet websites, go get lost in The FWA afterwards.

Sidenote: The interview was posted on June 11th. Pete is so digital he’s giving interviews in the future. Awesome.

Not To Be Confused With The Other Company Spelling The Word Incorrectly
Written by Mekanism at 12:09 pm • • 3 Commentsawesomeness

So you’d think for sure that we had cornered the market on companies spelling the word “mechanism” wrong.

Apparently, there is a skateboard company named “Mekanism” as well. And it causes for an interesting confusion every now and again, as a few years ago we made a few custom longboards for some friends with a design by our own Emmett Feldman.  And we’re pretty sure a guy on craigslist is selling one under the assumption that it was made by our fellow typo-inclined buddies.

Chris, thank you for noting that it is made of “good” wood as opposed to “bad” wood. Which many boards are made with. That is a LARGE guarantee you are offering as well (It will NEVER break. Bold statement)! It is a rare design, we’ll give you that.

We’re really not sure if Chris has any idea if this is for the actual Mekanism Skateboarding company or the “We Don’t Make Skateboards” Mekanism, but either way we’ll take it. Thanks for the possibly accidental love, buddy! If you sell it, can we get a cut?

Here’s a link to the CL post if you want to buy our skateboard. His shag carpet looks sweet.

The Longboard