Links 9/12/19

Plan to Release Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Panned by Critics


 

Salvemos Punta Conejo


 

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Weren’t Built for Climate Change


 

Happy Birthday, Los Angeles! But is the Story of the City’s Founding a Myth?


 

Apologies for bringing scary news, but here’s the latest on Greenland’s melting ice


 

San Onofre and Malibu in 1950 surfing time


 

Rebellion and rock ‘n’ roll: The Sunset Strip in the ’60s


 

The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered Once It’s Gone


 

The Archivist: You Crazy Diamonds


 

Ocean Initiatives, a Success in Spite of Us

6/2/19

Retro wheels: Fiat 500 Jolly Icon-e by Garage Italia


 

Tiki-style, Hawaiian dress was the all the talk in the 1960s


 

How were vinyl records made in the 1950s?


 

What to Know About JFK’s Wild 1960s Bar-Packed Hotel, Opening Today


 

The Inverted World Map – Variations on a Blue Marble


 

A man spear fishing at night in Hawaii, 1940s


 

The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging


 

Complex societies gave birth to big gods, not the other way around: study


 

Hans Hass – Unternehmen Xarifa

Links for 3/27/29

How the 45 RPM Single Changed Music Forever


 

Westside Historic


 

In Loving Memory of Darcy Belanger, 1972-2019


 

There is a word for the trauma caused by distance from nature


 

From paradise to landfill: beloved California beach covered in trash


 

Jacques and Yvonne Lasry play a crystal baschet (1961)


 

Why Australia’s beaches are the spiritual centre of a secular nation


 

Are super-yachts the best places to keep your art collection?


 

Where Have All the Music Magazines Gone?


 

www.weidmansart.com

Surf Film Maker Bruce Brown Dead at 80

On Any Sunday poster image

So we lost John Severson and Bruce Brown in the same year …

link to Vimeo

I watched his films many times – maybe because I couldn’t be in the water nearly as much as I would have appreciated. His iconic The Endless Summer was my first exposure to both Brown’s work as well as to mid century surf films as a genre.