The Life and Culture of Kicks


Pics of the AirJordan 2011… you know, the one they didn’t want you to see

(wow… seriously?)

So after all the take down emails and so forth saying this ISN’T the new Air Jordan 2011 and how this is a  sample, it turns out not only is this the new Air Jordan 2011 but the “sample” was spot on.

Sooooooooo…. what do you think? Looks like some cross between the Air Jordan 11 (get it? 2011… Air Jordan 11?) and some new tech. of course being the blog that this is, you know I’m gonna drop my opinion on ya so here it is…


The Air Jordan 2011… Does it look like this or not?

(no wonder there hasn’t been a peep about these kicks in months)

Ok its a new year and promises have been made to who ever or where ever and such . Here we have what COULD be the Air Jordan 2011. Doing a search for the Air Jordan 2011 will show just what the sneaker looks like. IN FACT Dwane Wade of the Miami Heat wore the AJ 2011 (if they are really the AJ2011) on Christmas day.

(anybody notice D. Wade changing back to the AJ2010?)

So what’s the deal? Is this the sneaker? Many, and I mean MANY, sneaker blogs say yes it is. I actually hope THAT IT ISN’T and this is some sort of sample or maybe a AJ2011.5 version or a lite version or something.


Air Jordan 13 “Premio” Bin 23 is ummmmm… interesting…

(well… now isn’t this snazzy)

As seen on Nicekicks, His Airness is releasing another pair of kicks under the Bin 23 montra of which will cost you a grip if you want one. I love the idea personally, but… and you had to know there was going to be a “but” in this… these are not the best colorway for the AJ13’s.

Don’t get me wrong, they look right (see more images by clicking RIGHT HERE) but I think for the higher price and quality materials, it could have been in a better colorway. It doesn’t have to be in the playoff colorway or one of the OG released colorways, but it didn’t have to be this colorway either.

Maybe this will grow on me like the Air Jordan 9 BIN 23 has… but I doubt it.

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The Air Jordan 2010 OUTDOOR For the Love of the Game… could this sneaker look better than the AJ 2010?

(slowly changing my mind about these)

I don’t know… I hated these kicks when i first saw them, but those colorways are making me think twice about actually getting.

Especially since I did play in the Air Raids back in the day and the cross strap really helped keep the sneaker on your feet.

I think if you are actually playing outsdoors, then maybe you should consider these as something to get.

More on this later.

Air Jordan Fusion 6 + 17 = dude… WTF?

(no WAY I’m letting this one go)

I gonna have ALLOT to say about this one, for for now all I am gonna write is this…. Whahhahahahaaaahaha????!!!!

(PS – there are some good things to say about these kicks… the rest are, let me say, not so good)

Air Jordan 5 TORO BRAVO in reflective

(reflectively amazing)

In my blurry pic that I hope comes out better when I take the shot later, you see the all glorous Toro Bravo. One of the more popular packs released way back when incuded the pair you see above as well as a mostly red brushed leather AJ5

It was a very unique pack to say the least. Count on a diggin in the sneaker crate review of them coming soon. More shots on the way also.

One thin I must say is that I am very impressed that years later the clear soles still are clear and have very little yellowing. Not sure how that came to be considering other kicks that never left the box are as yellow as hell… starting to think the box and the paper it came with may be the reason for this, but who knows.

Anybody else still have their Toro’s? How is your kicks doing?

Military Colorway Awesome – The Air Jordan 14 + F14 TomCat

(now THAT would be an interesting release)

What happens when you have a photoshop contest and ask for the look to be about the military? You get these as well as other colorways and idea created from the imaginations of people who love kicks.

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If you want to check out the other view of these as well as the other kicks on show, then check out NikeTalk RIGHT HERE

Air Jordan 21 – Red and Black CLASSIC

(that’s gotta be the highest arch evar)

The Air Jordan 21 didn’t get allot of love. Remember that year with ll those Air Jordan packs that equaled the number 23? Well guess which pack  stayed on the shelves? The Air Jordan 21 + 2 pack  (I think only the 8 + 15 did worst but it may have been a tie)

Even though the Air Jordan 21 was not too popular whether it was in a pack or on its own, these particular pair just so happened to be very popular.

It just goes to show what a colorway can do to a sneaker that may not lean toward good looks to begin with.

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If you can get the Air Jordan 21 in this colorway, would you do it?

Air Jordan 14 “Last Shot” – Love this sneaker to death


These are my all time favorite pair of Air Jordans. I will admit that they were not the most comfortable (the Air Jordan 23’s are the most comfortable), but they are my favorite looking, detail having, colorway thinking pair out of all of them.

Don’t have much more to say than that other than I can’t wait to see the Silver anniversary 14’s come out and ESPECIALLY see the Bin 23 look.

Using Google’s new front page image feature – Air Jordan 23

I couldn’t help myself. Using one of the shots I took of the Air Jordan 23, I made myself a very very nice welcome screen for the default Google page. I have to admit that the shot not only makes for a great page, it probably would make for a great wallpaper too…

So just click on the image above and pick your favorite Air Jordan shot with that wood floor LOL