Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

January 9th, 2008 | By | 3,664 Comments

HERE WE GO AGAIN

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After days of speculation, proof has finally emerged that Cortes Bank is indeed going off, producing the “tallest wave faces ever challenged in the history of the sport” (you go fancy PR people!), and is expected to earn either Mike Parson, Brad Gerlach, Greg Long, or Grant Baker the Billabong XXL title. Breaking news, photos and videos are coming in fast and furious. See it for yourself here.

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January 7th, 2008 | By | 3,468 Comments

DESIGNER PROFILE: THERESA LAVELLE

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We weren’t kidding when we said our staff is among the best in the business. And nothing makes us prouder than when our proteges gain the strength and confidence to spread their wings and fly. Such is the case with Lost Girl’s designer Theresa LaVelle, who up until recently was an integral part of our art department. A major office hottie, TL was always quick with a snarky comeback when needed and down for the cause. We miss gazing at her incredible illustrations almost as much as we miss watching her leave a room. A rare mix of beauty, brains and talent, expect to see big, big things from this girl in the new year. Foam Magazine takes you closer.

January 3rd, 2008 | By | 2,358 Comments

ELECTRIC SHOCK THERAPY

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We’re going to assume that everyone is either still drunk or still sick, due to this week’s lack of interesting news. Or maybe our wireless coconut connection is crapping out just like our P.O.S. iPhone. So you can imagine how thrilled we were to stumble upon Electric’s electrifying zine. (Clik on the WORD tab from their home page.) Chock full of fun and mayhem, their current issue features athlete profiles, career-damaging party pics, shout out’s and what’s up’s. Slick, stylish and thought provoking, it’s by far the best thing we’ve seen this year. Honest!

December 28th, 2007 | By | 2,807 Comments

IT WAS THE BEST OF TIMES…

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We laughed, we cried, we drank until we cried, we said g’day to the new prince, and farewell to the king. Both Surfline and TWSurf have compiled stunning photo essays that pay tribute to the North Shore’s 2007 contest season. From the looks of it, if you weren’t wasted, the day was.