FOOLED AGAIN! MIKI DORA’S “CATACLYSM” GRAPH, 1969

The graph you see below ran in the September 1969 issue of SURFER. I always thought this neatly-drafted illustration, reportedly in Dora’s own hand, was smart and funny and cool. Only now, in 2017, nearly 50 years after I first saw this bit of surfy-sociological handicraft, does it occur to me that it doesn’t in fact work as a graph. Both…