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Imperfection is the Key to Happiness

Inspired by “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys

You can’t pick the song before you pick the man. She knows that now, of course, but back then the teenage wedding fantasies formed with… 450 more words


Undercover: Making Nothing Out of Something (01/11/79)

David Leaf’s The Beach Boys and the California Myth (Grosset & Dunlap, 192 pp., $795 paperback) and Alan Rinzler’s Bob Dylan: The Illustrated Record (Harmony, 120 pp., $8.95 paperback) are examples of a new publisher’s staple: the rock nonbook. 849 more words

Greil Marcus

Blackfern Boards x Pendleton, up close

The weather is right for hitting the waves. We’re celebrating summer this year with a Blackfern collaboration; two boards that are part of our Surf Pendleton collection.  1,382 more words

Made In The USA

girl don't tell me

Brian Wilson maybe added a dash of Beatles in the chorus of this one. How could these guys turn out such achingly perfect pop songs?


The Pub, part 1

Onwards into the Northern Territory. On the way to work at a middle-of-nowhere pub, somewhere between Katherine & Tennant Creek. The thought of going back into a kitchen was both exciting and disappointing for Trav – he really wants to work on a cattle station. 848 more words


Good... Good... Good Vibrations

Vibrations.  The good kind… there has been an energy field filled with such Good Vibrations that I can’t help but celebrate.

Good vibrations from those around me, from the events happening in my life, and those I love. 919 more words

Life In General