Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

March 2nd, 2008 | By | 3,390 Comments

YES WE CAN (AND SO CAN YOU)

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We’d heard about this video several weeks ago, but didn’t get a chance to view it until one of our very loyal fans sent it our way. (Gracias T.A.) We want to be adamant that this clip in no way represents the opinion of Swell.com. Nor are we posting it in an effort to persuade your vote. However, there’s no denying this is a powerful presentation. With that said, should you come across anything similar in support of the other candidates, please pass it on.

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February 28th, 2008 | By | 2,789 Comments

AWWW SHUCKS

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Sometimes the best compliments are those that come from where you’d least expect it. Which is why our recent review from Internet Retailer.com has been making us blush all week. While we’re too modest to repost the entire write up, here’s the quote that really made us feel all warm and tingly inside

“This is an easy-to-use site, with good navigation and a solid mix of product,” says Lee Diercks, managing director of consulting firm Clear Thinking Group. “The site also does a good job of presenting and enhancing the products from the vendors that it represents.”

February 28th, 2008 | By | 4,657 Comments

COVER STORY: SPRING 2008

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Our latest and greatest dropped this week, featuring a Jeff Divine masterpiece on the cover. This kid is certainly stoked, and so are we.

February 25th, 2008 | By | 1,422 Comments

GREASE IS THE WORD

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If you’ve noticed the air around Carlsbad has been easier to breathe lately, you can thank Taylor Knox. Homeboy recently had the crew at Grease Not Gas convert the diesel engine on his 2008 F250 to one that runs completely on vegetable oil. At a price of around $3,700, Taylor’s new 37-gallon tank can make a run up to Maverick’s and back with a little juice left over. As well, filling up has also gone from a hassle to pure pleasure, as local breakie hot spot Hill Street Cafe in Oceanside lets him chow down on home fries while the day’s grease is transfered to his ride, for free.