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Film Review: Hot Buttered Soul

A film by Mick Waters (Little House Productions) On my first trip to Australia for the 1970 World Contest, my expectations were high and focused on...

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Film Review: Freakside

A Jamie O’Brien Film The freak in question is prodigious air-and-barrel specialist and certified mutant Jamie O’Brien, the North Shore native and 2004 Pipeline Masters champion,...

Film Review: Freakside
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Book Review: High Surf

By Tim Baker Nicely conceived and splendidly nuanced collection of profiles by Tim Baker, one of surfing’s very best writers and interviewers. These are cleanly-written, insightful...

Book Review: High Surf
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Book Review: Shutterspeed

By Alexis Giorgio Cottavoz Self-published by Cottavoz under his Stormproof Films/Publications imprint, Shutterspeed is a pleasant and cleanly composed portfolio of the author/shooter’s 11 years of...

Book Review: Shutterspeed
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Film Review: Secret Machine

Globe International This high-performance frolic of a flick starts off with C. J. Hobgood waking up in his car to see picketers passing by, carrying signs...

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Film Review: Sombrio

A film by Paul Manly A sensitive, coherent, and surprisingly profound documentary on the history of one of the most famous (and celebrated) squatter communities in...

Film Review: Sombrio
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Book Review: Bend To Baja

A Biofuel Powered Surfing and Climbing Road Trip By Jeff Johnson Stellar Transmedia www.bendtobaja.com Nostalgic, scrapbook-style volume documenting the journey of a crew of surfers and climbers on a...

Book Review: Bend To Baja
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Film Review: Neolas

New Emissions of Light and Sound (The dark side of the machine) Produced by George G & Joe Manzanilla (Globe) By putting all the emphasis on the visual,...

Film Review: Neolas
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Film Review: One California Day

A Collection of Stories about the California Surfing Experience By Jason Baffa & Mark Jeremias This is a beautifully filmed, super well-edited journey in time and space...

Film Review: One California Day
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Book Review: Sweeney

By David Robinson (Loom Press) Here’s a intriguing novel consisting of the oral history, surviving poems, and lots of local lore about a notorious character and...

Book Review: Sweeney
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Film Review: Shaping A Life

A Film by Denise Galvao If good things come in small packages, Gary Linden is the ultimate Jack-in-the-box! Inspired, resourceful, persevering, and – yes – fun-loving,...

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Book Review: Paraffin Chronicles

A Surfer’s Journey, 1960-1971 By Herb Torrens I love the title of this book – puts me right into the proper space-time coordinates. And what a fresh,...

Book Review: Paraffin Chronicles
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Book Review: Surfboards

By Guy Motil (Falcon Guides) A stunning work devoted as much to the great photography of Guy Motil as to its revered subject: the surfboard and...

Book Review: Surfboards
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Music Review: Hello

By Tristan Prettyman (Virgin) Softly but assertively insouciant, there’s something about Tristan Prettyman’s voice and presence that worms its way into my heart – perszonal and...

Music Review: Hello
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Film Review: Mixed Tape

The Bobby Martinez Paean, directed by Pete Santa Maria Pete Santa Maria has put together a very clean and straight-forward homage to young gun Bobby Martinez,...

Film Review: Mixed Tape
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Film Review: Antics

By Gary Irving (Back 40 Productions) This 45-minute film starts with a hungover ratty-ass dude waking up and taking a whiz on the beach, and his...

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Film Review: Globe WCT Fiji 2006

http://www.globefiji.com/ Slater’s legs buckled in Tahiti, and the next stop on the 2006 pro tour was Tavarua Island – an innocuous speck of a Fijian island...

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Film Review: Flow

The True Story of a Surfing Revolution Thirty Four Films Here on Earth, there are definite focal points in the time-space continuum, places where roads cross and...

Film Review: Flow
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Finisterre’s new and improved Etobicoke is back

Last year Finisterre launched the Etobicoke, their first ever ribbed synthetic insulation piece. Made from recycled polyester with a light and warm fill, it was...

Finisterre’s new and improved Etobicoke is back
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Film review: A Jack McCoy Sextet

Free As A Dog Occy: The Occumentary The Jack McCoy Collection (Bunyip Dreaming, Green Iguana, Sons of Fun, Sikjoy) Well, if you want to have fun – just...

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Film Review: Out There

By Teton Gravity Research The North Shore, Trestles, Chile, El Salvador, Galapagos, Tahiti … what do all these places have in common? It’s the accelerating convergence...

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Film and Book Review: Between The Lines

By Ponder, Scott Bass & Troy Page (film & book) Extraordinary, compassionate, and compelling documentary on the subject of surfing during the Vietnam war years, told through...

Film and Book Review: Between The Lines
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Music Review: Lifeline

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals [Virgin Records US] Waiflike tones slide into your consciousness … the same old words drift across your screen of meaning …...

Music Review: Lifeline
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Film Review: Zen and Zero

A film by Michael Gunthor and Philipp Manderla (Liquid Frame Films) “We are like sailors who unable to dismantle their ship in the safety of a...

Film Review: Zen and Zero