It’s back! The story continues as Chip Baskets looks to keep his dream of becoming a professional clown alive after failing at a prestigious French clowning college. This time All-Star Spinner Erik Argote gets the chance to join in on the fun. The all-new season of Baskets premieres January 23rd on FX. Check out the new trailer for season 3 below!
By Brian Banmiller Ever see those people on the corner spinning a sign; turns out their time might be worth more than minimum wage. Last week more than 100 of the best sign spinners competed in Las Vegas for the title of world sign spinning champion. In multiple heats, with music blasting, competitors wowed the crowd with skills that included twirling a five-pound sign with one hand, twirling while taking off a jacket and twirling while holding a handstand. Clint Hartman [...]
Chase Wagner is named November’ Spinner of the Month. Chase has been more than exceptional in his performance in one the hottest markets in the country, literally! Chase has done everything in his power to make things happen in AZ. From Spinning a bunch of hours to getting spinners to work Chase has been an important cog in operations in AZ. If you don’t know Phoenix has bred some of the best sign spinners in athe world from 2 time World [...]
Sept 13, 2017 Sign Spinning is an Actual Competitive Sport To most sign spinning as a competitive sport is a bit far-fetched. I mean really, how can you take a day job and turn it into an actual sport? In reality, the competitive side of sign spinning is exactly what makes the AArrow Sign Spinners so unique. When you create a competitive sport there is a desire to be the best and surpass the best. Each year the bar is set higher and higher as the [...]
Listener John Adams sent in this question: “Is it really worth paying someone to hold a sign, and why is that allowed when putting a sign in the ground is clearly not (or else presumable that’s what companies would do?)” Holding giant cardboard signs, more than a dozen sign spinners stood at a Los Angeles intersection, trying to get drivers to honk, wave or smile at them. “Get the black Jeep,” shouted the “spinstructor” (as they’re known) to a trainee. “Now the gray minivan!” he [...]
San Diego’s own Davis Davis has been announced as July’s Spinner of the month! San Diego, the birth place of sign spinning has produced some of the best sign spinners in the world. On the rise, is San Diego’s newest star, Davis Davis. Making his mark, Davis is featured in the new Honda Summerbration commercial! Check out the commercial and some of the things Davis had to say about his performance this July below! Home Market: San Diego Favorite Trick: Through the pinhole Favorite Client, [...]
Legend. ? (via MelocheAustin/Twitter) A post shared by House of Highlights (@houseofhighlights) on Jul 23, 2017 at 7:54pm PDT Rayshod Pressley is a Show Stopper As a sign spinner, cameras and videos are part of the job. This particular day was no different. Florida All-Star Rayshod Pressley, was out doing his audits for the day when a bystander recorded his performance as he shows a newer spinner how it’s done. Check out this amazing clip of Rayshod landing this awesome invert! [...]
A Sign Of Good Marketing In pockets of the country, at city street corners, a curious thing can be seen among the motion of jackhammers, honking of cars and throngs of people passing by: sign spinners. It’s not what it may sound like–that is, a neon or wooden sign, spinning around and around, thanks to an extension cord plugged in somewhere. Sign spinners are people holding signs, usually in the shape of an arrow, with a company’s name and logo emblazoned [...]
Larry Fuller Stars in” How to be a Latin Lover” Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, Maximo (Derbez) a man who has made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister and start all over. Maximo’s runs into a little competition at his new sign spinning job. A battle between Maximo and AArrow’s Larry Fuller ensues taking a wild turn! Watch Larry destroy the competition in ‘How to Be A Latin Lover’. In theaters now!
Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]