Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Monday

20

May 2013

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Tuesday

7

May 2013

4

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Endless Cannibalization of Authenticity, Cease

Written by , Posted in Deconstructing Surfing, environment, Environmental Justice, Feminism, History, Surfing

When Oceans Find Voices

Bruce Brown’s 1966 The Endless Summer(TES) presented an alternative narrative to the shenanigans of the many beach/surfy lifestyle movies that erupted from Hollywood after Gidget emerged to much fanfare in 1958. In TES, there are no post-surf bonfire orgies, no frustrating hetero-love triangles that finally resolve in dramatic Hollywood fashion, and certainly no surfing ladies […]

Monday

8

April 2013

0

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Surfing

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phantom

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54zpFh0KuK0&w=560&h=315] ob but really look on… Los padres de la hacienda had fought the mud from the periphery of the building for years, mud that was laced in the building’s own genetic-code, mud that dressed the building in droplet skirts when La Virgen wept from heaven (so they said), mud that speckled the interior […]

Monday

5

March 2012

2

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Sunday

19

February 2012

0

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BE HAPPY NOW!

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Dear US of A, We live in a culture that prizes individual happiness above all else. One of our cultural trademarks is a broad American smile, a sort of facial assertion of how successful we are at achieving happiness (the Armani suit or Versace dress of the face), in many ways an indication of our […]

Friday

16

December 2011

2

COMMENTS

in the company of men

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“Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road– Only wind-trails upon the sea.” -Antonio Machado, Campos de Castilla […]

Thursday

15

December 2011

0

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objectification ate my empathy!

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Good-Men-to-Do-Nothing

A certain level of empathy is involved with revolutionary thought, innovation and social change. When being exposed to social, political and even economic disparities, brutality, inequity, oppression, etc., one of the key elements in motivating individuals to do something in order to better circumstances (for themselves as well as for others), is that there must […]

Tuesday

29

November 2011

8

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