November 13, 2010

LEGENDARY SURFERS Volume 3: The 1930s

I am currently serializing my previously unpublished Volume 3 of LEGENDARY SURFERS on the surfing decade that was the 1930s. Please check-in frequently or subscribe via RSS for automatic notification of when new excerpts are posted and the ability to read them in your own newsreader.

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LEGENDARY SURFERS Volume 3: The 1930s

March 6, 2010

Surf Writings - 2000s

  • "TARZAN REDUX: Chapter Fill-Ins From The Life of Gene Smith," The Surfer's Journal, Volume 13, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2004. Photographs from the Smith Family photo album.

  • "GEORGE FREETH: Modern Surfing Revivalist,"
    Longboard Magazine
    , Volume 12, Number 4, May 2004.

  • "Pulling Seaward: Tommy Zahn," The Surfer's Journal, Volume 9, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2000. Co-authored with Gary Lynch.

Surf Writings - 1990s

Political Writings

  • "Makin' Bacon," The Journal of College Radio, Volume 25, No. 1, published by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), Vails Gate, NY. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the indecency standards, November 1991.

  • "FUNU -- Liberation War -- Continues in East Timor," Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, now known as Critical Asian Studies, December 1990.

  • "Flight To Freedom," Northern Sun News, July 1989.

  • "Organisasi Papua Merdeka: The Free Papua Movement Lives," Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, now known as Critical Asian Studies, October-December 1987.

  • "Indonesia's genocidal invasion of East Timor," Northern Sun News, June 1987.

  • "A 100-year Struggle," Third World, April 1987.

  • "West Papuans fight for independence," Militant, January 1987.

  • "Human rights under attack in East Timor," Militant, September 1986.

  • "The war nobody's told you about: Indonesia in West Papua," Northern Sun News, November 1986.

  • "Ten years of torture and murder hasn't stopped FRETILIN's fight," Guardian, July 1985.

Formal Education

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Area of study: Business Management, 1985-88; UNIX, 1997; Perl, 1998.
  • University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, N.M. Area of study: Business Management, 1990-91.
  • Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California; 1970, 1980, 1983-1984.
  • University of Corpus Christi (UCC), Corpus Christi, Texas, 1968, 1971-1973; B.A., English, 1973. UCC is now known as Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, a two-year junior college.
  • Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1969.
  • Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1967-1968.
  • Smithtown Central High School, St. James, L.I., New York; 1966-1967
  • Stamford High School, Stamford, Connecticut, 1964-1966.
  • Turn-of-River Junior High, Stamford, Connecticut, 1963-1964
  • Locust Valley High School, Locust Valley, L.I., New York, 1961-1963
  • Bayville Elementary School, Bayville, L.I., New York, 1954-1961