In Episode 148 of TSB, the crew, fresh from getting breakfast and mimosas that morning, are in-studio to cover that week’s sneaker news, such as more people want to work for Adidas than ever before and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank losing billions of dollars.
They also discuss how much value “influencers” add to each brand. How Supreme is teaming up with Nike to create collaborative NBA jerseys. Plus new features Nike’s rolling out exclusively for their Nike+ members.
In what has to be one of the dumbest stories in This Week in Stupid’s history, Yeezy Mafia gets into a Twitter war with Adidas endorsee Stormzy over a pair of what they believed to be fake Yeezys.
In Episode 147 of TSB, the crew begins by talking about that weekend’s Air Jordan 11 release. They go over upcoming sneaker releases such as the “CNY” Adidas EQT and the rumored shoes coming out on Air Max Day 2018.
In this week’s news, they go over recent endorsee acquisitions by Jordan Brand, Nike, PUMA, and Reebok.
They are later joined by special guest Kris Arnold, owner of what I’d probably the rarest Air Jordan ever. He’s there to promote his charity auction with eBay.
They also discuss what seems to be a horrific, new fad called #NikeBrows. And MJ officially proclaims herself to be some type of deity.
In Episode 146 of TSB, the crew are joined in-studio by Mr. Basil Lewis who claims that Nike allegedly stole his idea and drawings to create the visible air unit and the Air Revolution. He brings letters and drawings to show to further prove his side of the story.
The crew also go over shoes to get excited for the are rumored to release in 2018. They talk the good, the bad, and the ugly of ComplexCon. They go over such news stories as Nike’s continued problems with their NBA jerseys and how Supreme was valued to be worth over $1 billion.
And then, in This Week in Stupid, there’s a story of an assistant principal in Georgia forcing a student to walk home barefoot for wearing Nike slides to school.
In episode 145 of TSB, Caesar is joined by special guest Cool Gray Ray. They wonder how certain brands are able to create certain collabs. They talk about how NBA 2k18 has managed to make the most realistic sneakers in a video game ever.
In This Week in Stupid, they go over a story where a pair of sneakers is sent to the wrong house, and when the true owner arrives to pick up his shoes, he finds that an elderly woman is wearing them. They also attempt to contact a yoga studio that is suing Melo Ball and Big Baller Brand over their logo and trademark.
In Episode 144 of TSB, Caesar and Francis discuss such topics like OSD Live not getting their due from Complex concerning their SOLEcial Studies program. Nike’s CEO taking a pay cut to offset some of their losses this year. Jordan Brand ending Carmelo Anthony’s signature sneaker line.
And Caesar reads some 1 Star Sneaker Store Yelp reviews, Sneaker Con Toronto edition.
In Episode 143 of TSB, for the first time ever, the crew records without Caesar. Kind of.
They discussed news stories like Supreme getting an investment from the Carlyle Group. A company that created flip-flop based on contradictory Trump tweets. And Francis told the sad, sad story of the drug dealer who had his sneakers sold off in a police auction.