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November 15, 2017
The latest Globe clip from Joe G, "Cult of Freedom: The Australia Part" is the high-energy dose of fun to distract you from your boring webcast woes.

Burning At Both Ends

November 7, 2017
Noa Deane drops "Candle": 5 minutes of video footage that's all the right kind of wax.

Mikey Wright and Friends In France

October 20, 2017
The Quiksilver crew makes the most of French beach breaks, but the youngest member of the Wright clan clearly possesses that je ne sais quoi.

Unshape My Heart

October 19, 2017
The Shaper Studios Self Shape Surf Festival once again provided a chance for friends to surf a couple waves, listen to some music with a few beers, and talk a whole lot of shit until next year.

What's Love Without (Lust)re?

October 5, 2017
Our relationship to surfing changes – it ebbs and flows, comes and goes. But what's left when the initial honeymoon magic is long gone?

Bon Voyage, Taj

June 15, 2016
Bidding adieu to the competitive career of Taj Burrow, the tour's biggest man child, and perhaps the man who best exemplifies how surfing (and life) should be approached.

Everybody's Crazy About a Self-Shaped Man

June 9, 2016
The 2016 Shaper Studios' Self Shape Surf Contest brought the same goods it always delivers: strange surfboards and inordinate amounts of good vibes.

What In the Wilko Is Going On?

April 5, 2016
The World Surf League season has had its predictable share of surfing this season, but the contest results have been anything but that so far.

Under the Sun Fish

February 22, 2016
Do you ever get tired of stylish surfing on non-thrusters? No, neither do I. Dave Rastovich ripping the latest Bing twin fin model.

Eddie Would...Uh, Well, Maybe...

February 11, 2016
Quiksilver calls The Eddie on, and then promptly calls it off, leaving us all with a 20 foot wave-sized hole in our hearts.

A Winter Salvo

December 17, 2015
Winter in San Diego is no time to let logistics get in the way of scoring waves.

Such Great Heights

December 3, 2015
Are there words to describe how good John John's new movie is? Yes. Are they adequate? No. Read for yourself.

Taj Burrow's Tube Pig

November 17, 2015
The latest little piglet from Taj and the ...Lost crew doesn't make friends with a talking spider, but it does pull into barrels really nicely.

Psychic Migrations is Your Ticket to Outer Space

November 13, 2015
This has nothing to do with Miss Cleo. Volcom's latest flick Psychic Migrations sends you to another surfing planet.

Twin Fin Magician

October 14, 2015
Asher Pacey has figured out the formula: a super fun twin fin, good waves in a remote location, and fresh fish (the edible kind).

Grains of Carolina Gold

October 9, 2015
The sandbars of North Carolina's Outer Banks can serve up the most delicious barrels when the mood strikes right. Hurricane Joaquin put them in quite the mood indeed.

Dog Days of Summer

September 28, 2015
Marine layer gray, bronze-skinned tan, the summer palette is as varied as the waves that come along.

Conner Coffin - No Replacement for Displacement

September 22, 2015
Conner Coffin is proves that there's still a dedication to good power surfing among the rising generation.

Julian Wilson Flying Through Indonesia

September 2, 2015
You could do a lot worse as a way to decompress from Tahiti and warm up for Lowers. Julian Wilson shines in this Indo edit.

A Very Sketchy Interview

August 20, 2015
What happened to all the great art that used to adorn surfboards? A theory, an interview with Sketchy Tank, and a mean-looking fish.

Surf Culture's Slide to Safety

August 18, 2015
Surf culture seems to have lost the artistic, rebellious side it cherished in its early days. Where did all the freaks and weirdos go?

An Open Letter to Dane Reynolds

June 5, 2015
Dear Dane: we done fucked up. But you gave us the best item on the buffet anyway.

Dave Rastovich Charges Massive Cloudbreak

May 29, 2015
Oh Rasta, that Byron Bay-dwelling, veggie-eating, yoga-loving rascal, who is apparently a complete beast is massive waves. Pumping Cloudbreak to himself? Yes, Rastovich will have that, thanks.

Windigo Surfboards Es Muy Especial!

May 15, 2015
Film Fridays – what do you make from agave? Tequila? No, how pedestrian. Surfboards! Barry Snyder of Windigo Surfboards shows us how.

Devon Howard is Egg-citing!

May 8, 2015
Film Fridays – Devon Howard laughs at your foolish shortboard turns.

The Shape of Contests to Come

May 6, 2015
This is no place for thrusters.

Sage Erickson and Dimity Stoyle Shredding in Bali

April 29, 2015
Nothing being sold, no unnecessary slo-mo, just video of Sage and Dimity ripping through playful waves in Bali.

It Was Only Six Feet

April 16, 2015
OB drops the hammer on my head; chaos and destruction ensue.

Cluster Flies

February 25, 2015
Until Kai Neville's "Cluster" is available for us to shell out our hard earned iTunes gift cards on, these clips of the cast will have to keep us entertained.

That's Just, Like, Your Opinion, Man

January 6, 2015
Surfer magazine decrees there's no way surfing could possibly be spiritual, so I guess we should all give up and go home now. Oh, the click bait!

The Web Clip is Dead. Long Live the Web Clip.

December 15, 2014
Dane declares the web clip is dead. So the hundreds surrounding us must be like The Walking Dead.

Legends of the Fall

December 9, 2014
You may think winter is the gem of SoCal, but fall is the ticket to the show you've been missing.

Strange Rumble in the Jungle

September 24, 2014
"Strange Rumblings in Shangri La," the latest Globe & Joe G surf movie, is about the search for perfect waves in paradise. And it's worth every penny they're asking for.

Erin Go Bragh, Brah

September 18, 2014
There's surf in Ireland, and it's just as good as the beer and whiskey.

Shape It, Kook!

July 31, 2014
Shaping your own board isn't as hard as you think. That's a lie, but you should grab a blank and a planer and do it anyway.

Continuing Carves

July 16, 2014
He's not on tour anymore, but Taylor Knox is still on rail and as sharp as ever.

Closed Out

July 9, 2014
What happens when the ASP "Dream Tour" looks more like the, "we'll take what we can get tour"?

4 American Surfers Blowing Up American Waves

July 4, 2014
Nothing says 4th of July like these surfers shredding from sea to shining sea.

Gear Up to Get Down

July 2, 2014
Why do we spend so much time obsessing about what we're riding? Better make sure your tail pad matches your fins.

Rite of Passage

June 18, 2014
All Reef's new movie 'De Passage' is missing is red beanies and blue tracksuits.

Indonesian Dreamin'

June 10, 2014
Pack your single-fins and cafe bikes, Deus and Raen are taking you on a little jaunt through Indo.

A Winter's Worth

June 6, 2014
Winter in San Diego means (relatively) cold barrels. Except this year, when it almost didn't.

Let's Give Scores from One to Five Shakas

March 2, 2013
This article deserves an 8.2 from the judges: Why competitive surfing is getting the speed wobbles.

Dawn Patrol, I Love You, But You're Bringing Me Down

January 7, 2013
Early, cold, glassy, and toying with my emotions.

Aloha, Taylor

January 2, 2013
Taylor Knox retires from the world tour. I'm sad, and you should be, too. Here's why.

Welcome to Winter

December 2, 2012
A sizable swell hits a ready-and-waiting San Diego on the first weekend of December. Solstice be damned, winter starts now.

Tour de Tourmaline

November 28, 2012
In which I do my worst impression of Hunter Thompson covering a motorcycle race, by getting absolutely no pertinent results, and a smattering of useless observations.

How I Got Salty and Learned to Love the Bomb

October 28, 2012
When it comes right down to it, surfing did for me what people have been trying to get me to do for years: shut the hell up and enjoy the ride.

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