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In elementary school, every year on Earth Day one of the 6th grade teachers – we’ll call her “Mrs. H” – would bring out her acoustic guitar, don a t-shirt with a cartoon planet Earth on it and lead an assembly of grade schoolers in singing John Denver’s “Earth Day Every Day.” Looking back, it [...]
How did it take me this long to start watching this? Lady pro surfer/Sports Illustrated model Alana Blanchard kicked off the the second season of her web series, “Alana: Surfer Girl,” last month on action sports network, Network A. Each webisode is like a visual mini-vacation to world-class surfing spots and the kind of wave-riding [...]
Whether you like it or not (ahem, Alan Moore), the Watchmen prequel is a reality. And decidedly sans the blessing of Alan Moore. This week, DC released the cover art of one of the seven prequel miniseries, Before Watchmen, which features Ozymandias meditating/levitating. News of the prequel is sparking those age-old debates about fidelity to [...]
Posted: February 3rd, 2012 under geekista, Happy Links Friday, net culture, race in hollywood, surf, Uncategorized, video.
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Only one link this week: Surfline. If you’ve noticed some empty cubicles at work and heavy traffic headed towards the beach, you can thank the epic swell working its way along the Southern California coast. I braved the crowds today and earlier this week, chasing waves after religiously checking surf reports on Surfline. I’m no [...]
Another surf-related video for you all this morning: Sal Masekela (ESPN host and cool dude I used to pass in the hallways at E!) just tweeted a link to the official “White Wash” movie trailer. As described on the film’s website, ” ‘White Wash’ [is] a film exploring the complexity of race in America through [...]
Quite literally. As if the waves weren’t gnarly enough on their own, Bruce Irons and his fellow team riders surfed the Mentawai Islands in Sumatra, Indonesia with lit flares on the backs of their boards. Bruce et al are part of the Red Bull Minor Threat surfing tour. Lose control of your bowels temporarily whilst [...]
I’ve watched “Surfwise” I don’t know how many times, the most recent one being, oh, last night. I met Doc and Juliette once at a Surfers Healing event and was humbled by their kindness, warmth and love of surfing. If you’re into documentaries, surfing, or just interesting stories, this one’s worth watching. [trailer below]