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Random Rant: The Ethics Of Blogging

Blogging is a tricky business. There’s always a thin line between trying to provide accurate information, detailed previews, high quality articles and “selling out”. When sourcing information we have a responsibility to our readers to do the extra leg work and try to distinguish between facts and unsubstantiated rumors so that you don’t have to. […]

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Random Rant: Yeezy 2 Winners Announced

So after much waiting the winners of the Yeezy 2 “Red October” giveaway have been notified. Though not just the winners, the names were posted in a list for the world to see in what must be one of the strangest decisions imaginable. If you’re one of the lucky few then congratulations. Not only have […]

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An Open Letter – Time For A Change And Growth In Terminology

Allow us to be blunt. There is a word commonly used in the sneaker community to describe outrageously high resale prices. We want that to stop. You know which word we’re referring to, there’s no need for us to say it here. We have all used this term whether it be in person or online […]

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All Lunar Everything

With the announcement of an Infrared Air Max 90 set on a Lunarlon midsole Nike have done it, Nike have proven that nothing, nothing at all, is sacred. No classic shoe is safe from being “updated”, some may say ruined, by the inclusion of Nike’s foam based cushioning. If a shoe has Air in it’s […]

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Nike x Doernbecher Air Max 95 release postponed

Yesterday morning, after much confusion, Nikestore announced that due to a “technical issue” Mike Armstrong’s Air Max 95 from the the Nike Doernbecher Freestyle program would not release as expected. The tweet from the Nikestore Twitter account came nearly an hour after the expected release time, with many people having waited for the shoes to […]

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How much is too much?

With the suggestion that the price of retro Air Jordans is set to rise again in 2014 – to $170, and even higher for “premium” releases – it raises the question, how much is too much? It’s been 30 years since New Balance released the 990, the first sneaker to retail at $100. Prices inevitably […]

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Random Rants by @WeaverTheGreat

1. If there’s one thing that bugs me it’s how the internet sneaker community, especially on Twitter, can whip themselves into a frenzy over nothing more substantial than some loose talk on a forum. Hypebeasts everywhere are rejoicing at the mere suggestion of a Supreme foamposite. Until I see a sample I won’t believe it. […]

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Random Rants by @Weaverthegreat

The Random Rants section has so far been MidwestSole’s domain, but I feel like blowing off some steam so I’m hijacking the section for the day. So here’s a few things that have been on my mind… 1. Roshe Run’s. They’re everywhere, they come in a multitude of different colorways and materials and you can […]

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