The End of the Circle
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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.
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Typhoid, dengue fever, heartbreak, madness. A 2009 biopic about Rob Machado wasn’t the first film to unravel in a Southeast Asian jungle—even if it felt like it to the crew. Ten years later, its screenwriter takes stock.