Archive for April, 2009

Surfer, Surfing Bankrupt

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Source Interlink , parent company of Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder and 72 other mags declared bankruptcy. They killed their common stock, brought 18 creditors down with them, and forced lenders to cancel 1 billion in debt. The CEO had this to say… “We couldn’t be more pleased”. Hopefully none of the bros we knows have taken a hit on this.

RFF

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

This commercial has next to nothing to do with surfing, but it’s right fucking funny.

Maggie Selling Prints in the Encinitas Street Fair

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

The lovely Maggie Marsek (you may know her as Miss Surfy Surfy 2009) has a booth Saturday and Sunday at the Encinitas Street Fair. It’s going to be right across from the Soft Spra car wash.

You should stop by and leaf through the prints. It’s like looking through records only you don’t have to spin them on anything to hear beautiful music.

The Gyre

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Artist Chris Jordan’s new work gyre recreates Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’. The piece usesh 2.4 million pieces of plastic, which is the amount of plastic that enters the worlds oceans every hour. It’s fitting way to visualize the massive amount of plastic we are leeching into the sea. via Inhabitat

Baja Panoramas

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

If you’ve never been on a surf trip in Baja, these Pano VRs give you a sense of what it’s like, minus the tacos and the dust. I like this one this one of the old Baja Road south of El Rosario.

Blue Fin Gone By 2012?

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

Blue Fin Tuna could be wiped out by 2012 if current quotas are maintained. One crux of the problem, fishing is allowed during the tuna’s breeding season in the Mediterranean.

This Is About Power

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

“This is about power. It’s about telling the financial sector it does not run this country.” – Simon Johnson (author of “The Quiet Coup” in the May issue of The Atlantic Monthly), 18minutes into this interview on NPR. Click listen at the top. It’s a must hear.

Chris Ward’s Jacuzzi Bootie Incident

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

You know how that whole Chris Ward Jacuzzi Bootie incident was all confusing and hard to follow? It gets a little clearer (or is that cloudier?) with this gossip rag’s interpretation of the evening’s festivities.

Hanging Five – Art & Surfing

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Hanging Five is a movie about art and surfing that looks at why the surf culture supports and creates art. It comes to us from the filmmaker who brought us Riding The Wave, which is a great look at capitalism in surfing.

Tom Kenedy Drowns

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Tom Kennedy, art car maker, prankster and activist drown surfing Ocean Beach SF recently. The world is poorer for it.


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  • Hey wow, check out this video of GH I found on Mollusk's site.

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  • I want one of these surfboard slings for those long walks to trestles.

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  • A three six zero preformed on nothing more than a belly button. (How's the commentary brah!?!) Here's an erBB thread with more video from this contest at Sandy's Beach in Hawaii.

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  • Ryan Heywood releases Bodysurf v3. Spot-Fucking-On and not a logo to be found. Makes me want to go get some with just my skin on.

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  • Remember the press release, email and social media campaign quk put out when Julian Wilson pulled that sushi rollshit? O'niel and redbull have a clone of that machine rolling for Jordy's rodeo flip. Here's the video on Yahoo sports.

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  • A new episode of Hi Shredability with Chris Christenson and Brad Gerlach riding Harleys and looking for waves in New York.

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  • Awesome spot logos! Just don't ask where they are.

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  • Reminds me of byrne, the heads, arcade fire... etc. You can get their album for a buck through July 4th.

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  • Why couldn't these guys take the Cardiff reef sup crew with them? We could have all chipped in to make it possible.

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  • The End Of The Road. Why we'll have no seafood left in 50 years. I ate my entire seafood quota for the year the other week in North Carolina.

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