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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,...

Film Review: Shaping A Life
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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...

Film Review: Antics
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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...

Film Review: Globe WCT Fiji 2006
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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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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...

Film review: A Jack McCoy Sextet
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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...

Film Review: Out There
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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
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Film Review: Thread

A film by Patrick Trefz Eclectic, idiosyncratic, artsy, oddball and weirdly core, Thread is the DVD with all those tiny pics all over the cover …...

Film Review: Thread
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Film Review: Musica Surfica

By Mick Sowry One minute we’re watching a handful of Australia’s most talented classical string players going off in a musty old Cheese Factory on quiet,...

Film Review: Musica Surfica
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Film Review: Bustin’ Down the Door

By Jeremy Gosch and Shaun Tomson To see the million-dollar surf kids of today, you’d think the WCT was just naturally meant to be – every...

Film Review: Bustin’ Down the Door
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Book Review: Don’t Fear the Shark?

Author: Jonathan Kathrein Illustrations by: Robert Singler Jr. BookSurge Publishing In August of 1998, when he was 16, Jonathan Kathrein was boogie-boarding at Stinson Beach, north of San...

Book Review: Don’t Fear the Shark?
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Zimzala SurfAid International Festival

Words: Amy Feminella Photos: Jeff Smith Opportunity. Timing. Love. These three things were all that was needed to create Zimzala, a surf art and music charity event. Add...

Zimzala SurfAid International Festival
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Musica Surfica by Mick Sowry

One minute we’re watching a handful of Australia’s most talented classical string players going off in a musty old Cheese Factory on quiet, rural King...

Musica Surfica by Mick Sowry
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Bra Boys

A Film by Sunny Abberton Narrated By Russell Crowe A semi-crap novelist could make this up. It would make a barely believable, but quite good pulp thriller,...

Bra Boys