Update: June 16, 2000
Back In Style
After several years of dotcoms blowing mad cash on promotions and
advertising it's now time to get down to business and turn the old
PR Headline of the Week
This one from Onboard Entertainment: "Adrenaline
Theater Signs Swell.com; eCategory Leader in Surfing,
Snowboarding and Skateboarding." Funny, Swell claims eCategory
leadership yet they don't even have a single functioning site up.
Way to claim.
Hawk's Skatepark Tour
EXPN.com and Tony Hawk
have teamed up for a kicking cross-country jaunt. Check the schedule
for an event near you. Yeah, they're bringing some BMXers, but that
You Sure You Still Have A Job
Before you celebrate that new promotion be sure to check out the
Dotcom Graveyard. It keeps a tally of the latest online casualties.
It's where dotcoms go to die.
Glacier Asks For 3rd Extension
It appears that the people behind the Gotcha Glacier are
having a little trouble rounding up financing. Maybe that's why
they've begged the city of Anaheim to extend their finance
deadline for a third time.
Pro Boat Challenge Coverage
Check out same day coverage of the Op Pro Challenge on Surfermag.com.
No, it's not Bluetourch.com
coverage, but it's got all the details.
Ricky Thorne is Living The Dream
He just bought a house in Orange with his girlfriend, and he's the
tatooed host of EXPN2Day. What more could a old, faded, BMXer ask
Sunglasses On the Turnaround
The makers of those ugly glasses Arnold tried to make popular in
Terminator movies seem to be on the up and up. Is it an eyewear
Bluetorch dove in
to the girlie action web world with a splash by purchasing an all-girl
online commerce site from Tracey Hagemann.
Police consider reopening a beach after the state's first shark
attact in more than 25 years.
With the reorganization of Details, the launch of Gear
and the wild success of Maxim the world needs more "men's
magazines", TransWorld Stance included.
Beach Closed Again
Pollution is becoming the biggest bane to Southern California beaches.
This time the city of Seal Beach wants the State to do something.
To Surf Yuppie Reef?
The Surf travel industry has brought thousands of surfers to remote
locations for great waves, here's a listing of the top operators
along with a funny outsider view of surfing Fiji.
it, so did iFuse.com.
just launched. The first is good, the second just more Flash crap
to confuse the hell out of you. And the third is another solid effort
by Kickmedia (like Surfer).
Curren In The LA Times
Shares Fall 27 Percent
New Transportation Rage
Insider Spills the Beans
Previous Bags o' Crapola:
Special thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com.