Surfers have often been portrayed in the media and pop culture as vapid burnouts with seawater dripping from our nose and ears. My day job as a studio artist doesn’t allow me to speak to many people , and when I do, I find it difficult to command anyone’s attention. This podcast is my attempt to examine and highlight extraordinary characters and places that shape the lives of surfers.. surfing, travel, religion and conspiracy theories are the subjects that dominate my thinking .
The Martial Art Of Surfing (And Mythological Revenge Fantasies)
An eight hundred year old odyssey, that echos into our present day, resonating themes of destiny, tragedy, lust, murder, ritual, rebellion and revenge.
Explore the ancient martial art of pencak silat which harnesses inner power and perpetuates the dreams of millions of Indonesians.
Allow yourself to consider surfing as a martial art and imagine a scenario where common men transcend social hierarchy and permanently alter an historical timeline.
Special thanks to Ginger for helping me write a tricky paragraph.
This episode is meant for entertainment purposes only. Any similarities to actual people or events is purely coincidental.
Narrated, written, produced, and directed by: Phil Goodrich
Ana as Lunana
Harris Charlesworth as Jake
Song playlist in order: 1. “DUSK” V. M. Bhatt, Simon Shaheen, Ronu Majumda
2. “Genevieve” CYMANDE.
3. “100 Days, 100 Nights” Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
4. “Broken Boy Soldier” The Raconteurs
5. “White Unicorn” Wolfmother
6. “Surfin” Earnest Ranglin
7. “I Never Cared For You” Willie Nelson.
8. “Chant Down Babylon” Sylford Walker.
9. “Too High” Stevie Wonder
10. “Rich Kid Blues” The Raconteurs
11. “Iskanderia” Natacha Atlas
12. “Karmacoma” Thievery Corporation
13. “Crazy” Gnarls Barkley
14. “Thoughts And Prayers” The Raconteurs
Origins|Surfing,rock music, teenage missionaries, and Israeli secret agents
We are all the protagonists of our own stories. Although I am no one’s hero, most people enjoy an origin tale. Listen as I walk you down a path littered with surfing obsession, heavy metal music, satanic panic, Christian conversions, missionary boot camp, Egypt, Israel , Mossad Israeli secret agents, MK Ultra mind control, Fundamentalist Indonesian Christian militants, Point Loma Nazarene University, beach brawls, Theosophy, the ghost of Edgar Cayce, Atlantis, the Nephilim, 911 and magic mushrooms. This episode’s original release date was April 1, 2021
Kary Mullis| Surfer, Nobel Prize winning chemist, LSD enthusiast, lothario, climate change skeptic
Dr. Kary Banks Mullis was a fascinating and complicated man. After winning a Nobel Prize in 1993 the first thing he did was go surfing. His discovery has been called the most important in the last century and it has been used to exonerate falsely accused men on death row; and most recently we have all been faced with being tested by a product of his method. His mysterious death in 2019 has led some people to believe that there is more to the story. In this episode I’ll tell you the story of an extraordinary maverick that’s been called among other things, a Hunter S. Thomson in a lab coat. Links and references: Dr. Mullis’ book https://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Naked-Mind-Field-Mullis/dp/0679774009 | 1996 Interview with Gary Noll : https://youtu.be/QrYXouD0nAY | Interview club about misuse of PCR test : https://youtu.be/cfumoyYhkh0 | examples of militant climate change activists: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/15/david-buckel-lawyer-climate-change-protest , https://thenewamerican.com/un-climate-boss-resigns-in-scandal-says-mission-is-religion/ | Fauci funding gain of function experiments in Wuhan : https://www.newsweek.com/dr-fauci-backed-controversial-wuhan-lab-millions-us-dollars-risky-coronavirus-research-1500741 , Event 201 : https://centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/
Jean Da Silva
This is a tribute to Jean Da Silva. He was an extraordinary surfer and a beautiful human being. On November 24, 2017 Jean passed away. I’m not an authority on mental health but this is my attempt to come to terms with what happened. *warning* this episode talks about suicide. Show notes. : https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Intentio by Loïc Wirth
Intentio by Loic Wirth
“Living The Life” Jean Da Silva
Jean Da Silva
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“Durian Point” : Ghosts, Virgins, Blood Feuds,Secret Waves, Accidental Death And Blues Music.
It’s almost Halloween 2020; what better way to celebrate than with a spooky ghost story! Sit back and enjoy while I tell you a tale about love, tragedy , fire , feuds and dangerous secret waves. This is a story based on actual events. I blended them together with a dream that I had and rumors that were explained to me from first hand accounts. This episode is experimental, so hopefully you can appreciate my acting and singing! Please rate and review this podcast. Instagram : phil_goodrich_art Online art store : https://phil-goodrich-art.square.site/
Nias | Discovering a wave of a lifetime and a murderous plot.Shamans Surfers headhunters&Christians
In this episode I'll tell you the origin story of surfing at Nias Island's Lagundri Bay. 3 Australian surfers made the discovery of a wave that has become as sacred to surfers, as Mecca is to Muslims. Even though Christianity had spread throughout the island since the early 1900's, There was still an undercurrent of evil flowing just beneath the surface. Written, narrated, and produced by Phil Goodrich
show notes and references:
The Tell-Tale Heart: Conversion and Emotion in Nias
Custodians Of The Point
Real as it gets
Phil’s podcast in an essential listen to all those surfers and travellers that fell in love with Indonesia. His storytelling is on par with his stunning art: compelling, almost hypnotic.
Always digs deeper to bring us little known stories behind widely known waves, and leaves us wanting for more.
Stories that keep you on the edge of your seat...
Very interesting, well researched and presented stories!! Phil has an amazing story telling voice and keeps you on the edge of your seat wanting more... 👌 wether you love surfing or not you still will want to listen to the true stories on his podcasts... 💕