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Baker 3 World Premiere Report!

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Baker Skateboards’ long-awaited Baker 3 video premiered last night at The Vine Theater in Hollywood, California to a throng of anxious Kids, some of whom camped out overnight in front of the theatre to try to get a wristband to get in! The crowd that had been hanging out and waiting all day grew bigger, and once they started letting people into the theater, it got a bit crazy. A window got broken out and the police were on hand to “calm things down,” but most of the crowd eventually got in to see the first showing.

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Ellington Trivia Contest Winner!

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Ah, yes! It’s time to announce the winner of the recent Erik Ellington Trivia Contest we held here on the Emerica Web site! Congratulations to Aaron S. of Torrance, California, who gets a complete Baker Ellington skateboard (graphics pictured below) and one pair of Ellington 2 shoes. Thanks to everyone for entering the contest and to Baker for supplying the board!

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The online contests never stop here at Emerica, so be sure to enter for a chance to win complete skateboards, shoes, clothes and other fine items. You also have a chance to win shoes by signing up for the Emerica Disinformation Newsletter!

Self Educated #6

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Seld Educated #6

Title: Self Educated
Steve Ayers
Issue Number:
Spring 2005
Page Size:
8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 16
Printing method: Black and white photocopy
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Here comes another issue of the raddest zine from the state of Florida, Self Educated. Featuring photos and short write-ups on such illustrious characters as Thrasher photog Patrick O’Dell, the Skatepark of Tampa’s Ryan Clements, The Notorious N.I.X. (Ryan Nix), plus articles on the 2005 Tampa Am and a local Blown-Out Spot, not to mention a Photo Showcase, Self-Educated is more than worth the lil’ bit o’ pocket change, time and effort required to get your hands on a copy.

Baker 3 World Premiere!

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Well, the day is finally (almost) upon us: The World Premiere of the long awaited and hotly anticipated Baker video, Baker 3! Better get your butt in gear! Here’s all the info you need to attend:

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Baker 3 World Premiere

Wednesday, August 10

The Vine Theater

6321 Hollywood BLVD at Vine ST

Hollywood, CA

Public screening: 7:45 p.m.

This Wednesday, August 10, at 4:00 p.m. at the Vine Theater, 600 wristbands will be handed out. When we run out, that’s it. Once you have a wristband, you are guaranteed admission to the 7:45 screening of Baker 3. Come back at 6:30 to line up. No weapons or video cameras. No wristband, no entry!

Enter Design-A-Tee IV!

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If the third time’s the charm, the fourth does no harm. Welcome to edition number four of Emerica’s ongoing Design-A-Tee contests, in which we empower YOU, the ranks of Emerican youth, to create the best Emerica T-shirt graphic ever.

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You must enter Design-A-Tee IV as soon as possible, though (Translation: Right now!), as this contest officially closes on Wednesday, August 31, 2005. So, you better get crackin’! Put on your thinking caps and get creative!