Category: EOS Public
DEL CANNON – SURFING IS EASY, COMEDY IS HARD
Dale Velzy is the first surfer Bruce Brown introduces in Slippery When Wet, Brown’s 1958 debut movie. Del Cannon is second. The camera loves both, but for very different reasons. Dale, with his crooked smile and Boozefighter haircut and a merchant marine tattoo on his bicep, is the lovable hustler on his way to a […]
GOING HEADLESS: THE 2021 EOS FUNDRAISER, AND A LOOK AHEAD TO 2022
A letter from Matt Warshaw, Executive Director of Encyclopedia of Surfing. Hello surfers and all lovers of surf culture. The 2021 Encyclopedia of Surfing fundraiser is ON (December 6 – 16), and if that is enough to trigger the credit-card extension reflex, click here to donate, and here to subscribe or buy a gift sub. […]
BOOM! 2019 EOS FUNDRAISER HITS $27K, AND WE’RE FLYING HIGH INTO 2020
Donors and new subscribers made a late run on our 2019 EOS fundraiser, which ended November 10, and the nonprofit gods continue to smile upon our little undertaking—the final tally was just north of $27,000! This means we get to hire a part-timer, which means more EOS pages posted each week, and more mags, movies, […]
LEVEL UP: THE 2019 EOS FUNDRAISER IS ON!
A Letter from Matt Warshaw, Executive Director of Encyclopedia of Surfing. Hello surfers and all lovers of surf culture. The EOS 2019 fundraiser is ON (November 1-10), and if your credit card is already limbered up, click here to donate and here to subscribe. We are a fully registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Tax-deductible! In 2017, when […]
30K OR BUST . . . SAVE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SURFING!
Hello Encyclopedia of Surfing supporters, would-be supporters, friends, family, and surf lovers everywhere. Well, this is a tough one to write, and I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Encyclopedia of Surfing is underwater. We need to raise $30,000 by December 31, or the whole online project—Encyclopedia, History of Surfing, Above the Roar—goes away. How did […]