Surfer's Power Issue
This arrived as email yesterday. It appears to be a bit of satire
surrounding the transcript of a meeting that lead to Surfer's
Top 25 most powerful people in the surfing issue.
Sam George Responds
RE: Behind The Power Issue
" Poor Ben. Poor sad Ben. How he must miss his days at SURFER,
when, pre-firing and subsequent restraining order, his voice actually
meant something. Yes, and before it was reduced to the whining
of a pathetic, lonely misfit who, standing outside the prom, seethes
in romantic impotence while watching others dance with the girl
Editor, SURFER magazine
Billabong's Shoe Fetish
Yes, they're out there looking for some shoes for their little
feets. Yes, there are three main skate footwear companies that
they're looking at. Anyone want to guess which ones? And really,
how much should they pay?
Becomes Core Surf Company?
Adidas edges into the surf industry with an entirely new
core system. Want is behind the S-core. TransWorld Surf's
Aaron Checkwood kicks it down.
Water, Water, Everywhere?
Okay, not quite. But if you can get your hands on a copy of Issue
number 2 of the Steve Zeldin, Preston Murray, McElroy
joint you won't be disappointed. Now, if Zeldo would only send
us a copy so we don't have to keep "borrowing" it from
someone else. Click here
Spotting Is So, Like Over
According to NYT writer Ruth LaFurla the old "cool
hunters" of yesterday are no longer pulling the big dollars
for their inside scoops on the next big thing. Maybe it had something
to do with being wrong all the time.
For Women Swimsuit Issue?
Ben Marcus Is Back In
Wins 2005 FIS Snowboard Worlds
Cruz Surfers Don't Want to Share
Previous Bags o' Crapola:
-June 25, 2002
-February 23, 2002
-February 19, 2002
-January 24, 2002
Special thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com