Archive for the ‘VIDEOS’ Category

January 15th, 2008 | By | 2,001 Comments



Should you be in Santa Barbara on January 27th, we recommend you check out the highly anticipated “Bustin’ Down The Door“, premiering at the city’s annual film festival. An action-docu-drama (we just made that up), the film focuses on the 1975 turmoil when Oz and South African surfers Mark Richards, Rabbit Bartholomew, and Shaun Tomson made their debut on the North Shore, crashing headlong into a culture that wasn’t ready for a revolution.

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January 9th, 2008 | By | 2,668 Comments


Why are we just know hearing about this? While browsing the latest submissions on Shred Or Die we stumbled across Dissent TV, which can only be described as a network pilot, disguised as celebrity insider interviews, disguised as action sport viral videos. While only four segments have been produced, hardcore fans are anxious for more. Featuring a low key interviewing style, host T. Hawk is able to bring out an everyday-dude side to Lance Armstrong, and then later goes on to showcase the mad vert skillz from Ed Helms of “The Office.” We dig it.

November 23rd, 2007 | By | 1,311 Comments


Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better than You Tube, along comes Shred or Die, the world’s first video sharing site dedicated exclusively to all things action sports. A collaboration between the Or Die Networks (creators of Funny Or Die) and Tony Hawk’s THI/900 films, Shred is a one-stop shop for thrills, chills and bloody carnage (just do a search for Bucky Has A Baby to see what we mean.) Viewers are encouraged to leave comments as well as vote, with the hope that this ratings system will weed out any crap; i.e. don’t send in any clips of your mom. The vid above has been getting more eyeballs than a female guard at San Quentin.

November 22nd, 2007 | By | 2,315 Comments



Still bumming over getting shut-down at Hef’s last mansion party? Then we suggest you set yourself up as part of Bobby Martinez’ regular entourage because he’s about to become Mr. Hollywood. Participant Productions and State Street Pictures have teamed up to create a biopic on Bobby’s early life in gang-ridden Santa Barbara and eventual rise to the top ranks of the WCT as the tour’s first Mexican-American. Sure, we’re all too familiar with what La-La Land considers a substantial surf flick (we only just stopped laughing over “In God’s Hands” sometime last week), but this project seams to have some serious backers behind it as Participant also produced “An Inconvenient Truth” and “Syriana”. We’ll keep you posted as more details emerge.