“THE VIBE TRIBE,” by MIKE PURPUS (1972)

Mike Purpus’ short satire piece on localism ran in the February 1972 issue of Surfing magazine. *  *  * It was a crystal-clear morning in late January with a ten-foot swell pumping consistently from the far north. It was closed out in front of my house, so I had to travel. But where could I go?…