Chas SmithPosts

Expect the Best, Prepare For the Best

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / August 30, 2011

As Irene came and went in NYC, another sort of storm was brewing

Something Quik Pro this way comes

To The Parochial Outsiders

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / August 18, 2011

Last night I watched Real Sports on HBO and I have officially had it

I am livid

Reflecting Upon the Open

posted by / News / August 12, 2011

Feeling recovered and sitting in Portland, Oregon, where Peter Pans ride about on bicycles in the throes of perpetual youth, I can astutely assert that surf is it

Surf is the only thing that matters

Globe’s 0000 Premiere in Costa Mesa: Art!

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / August 4, 2011

Joe G.’s creation played to a warehouse of sloppy fans

And it was art

Volcom Back to Fiji

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / July 25, 2011

See? See?

Brodie Carr is a benevolent dictator

Slow to wrath; easy to love

The ASP: What’s Not to Love?

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / July 23, 2011

They do an amazing job wrangling many and varied un-wrangleable elements — like that flippant slut, Nature

And Kelly Slater

Another World Tour

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / July 18, 2011

Returning from a globe-trot, back to the warm waters of Cardiff by the Sea

In the Hamptons, Surfing

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / July 7, 2011

Summer and trendy Montauk surf aesthetes are totally in season

The cultural anthropologist’s dream

School Is Out

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / June 28, 2011

Some waves are too good for surf schools

Here are the ones that aren’t

August Issue 2011 Surfing Magazine

posted by / Magazine / June 24, 2011

SURFING: So many ways to do it

Watch the August Issue Trailer Now!

Jordy v2.0

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / May 26, 2011

Sterling Spencer takes command of his career, changes name to Jordy

Andy’s Family

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / May 20, 2011

His autopsy report delayed again; our thoughts on the matter

Advice For Volcom’s New Parents

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / May 6, 2011

What the Stone’s French adoption means for our closets

Atlas Shrugged

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 22, 2011

Ian Walsh takes the full weight of a Cloudbreak behemoth upon his shoulders

The Black Party

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 18, 2011

An evening at the MOCA in Los Angeles turns up familiar faces, and a fundamental truth about surf

The White Party

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / April 11, 2011

A respite from the surf means back to Palm Springs, where gay men party in the same boardies as you or I

Elle Est Cool Ta Vie!

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / March 29, 2011

I take issue with SURFING’s latest issue. I take issue with Lewis Samuels

Grace, Kelly

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / March 14, 2011

Matt Warshaw is so wrong! Terribly wrong!

Las Vegas and the Modern American Surfer

posted by / Blogs, Editorial / February 27, 2011

A rendezvous with Fortuna in the city of sin

The Sound and the Fury

posted by / Blogs / February 20, 2011

Baby! Take it Off! By Chas SmithSunny Garcia: tax-evading awesome. Jeremy Flores: autograph-evading awesome. Their tag-team of an Australian provocateur: pure beauty

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