Pulse – events & entertainment

The end of the world can be a pretty dark theme, but not in the hands of Superbad duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Their latest film, This Is The End, is a mashup of the movies Superbad and Pineapple Express, TV classics Freaks & Geeks and Undeclared, and more. … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

Did 15-year-old Amelia Baron jump from her high school’s roof? Or didn’t she? That’s the central question in Reconstructing Amelia, the debut novel from Kimberly McCreight. In the captivating story, the book is told from Amelia’s perspective, leading up to the fateful event. And it’s told from her mom Kate’s perspective, … Read Entire Post

BeachStyle – lifestyle

It’s officially summer! My beach bag is packed & ready to go with: dark sunglasses (the darker, the better for the nearly full moon) a soft, turquoise blue beach towel from Maui sunscreen (the max SPF known to human-kind) wet wipes to get the greasy sunscreen off my fingertips after applying … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

Here at Dark Surf Nightly, as you know, we like it dark. So, when a movie has “midnight” in the title, it begs to be checked out. Before Midnight is the latest installment in the Celine/Jesse love story from Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke. The movie catches up with … Read Entire Post

Dusk Patrol – surf news & initiatives

Take a personal day. Call in sick. Get a note from your mom or dad. Do whatever you gotta do. June 20th is International Surfing Day! ISD unites surfers in more than 30 countries with over 200 different events, from paddle-outs to beach cleanups to surf movie nights. Whether you hit … Read Entire Post


Take heart, dolphin & whale fans! India is the 4th country in the world—along with Costa Rica, Hungary, and Chile—to ban the capture and import of cetaceans for the purpose of commercial entertainment. Many people around the world believe dolphins and whales are intelligent enough to justify the same ethical … Read Entire Post

Shark Bites – news & sightings

Females prefer to spend more time in Hawai‘i than males—at least according to a new study on great white sharks. The study, published in the Journal of Marine Biology, examines the rare but occasionally recorded presence of great white sharks in waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. Previous studies have shown that … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

In one of the world’s largest volunteer efforts for oceans and waterways, the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup has mobilized millions of people over nearly 3 decades. Most volunteers walk, while others set out on boats or don scuba gear to find trash in and under the water. The Ocean … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

The ocean is an amazing ecosystem that covers 70 percent of our planet. June 8th is World Oceans Day, an international observance that’s recognized by the United Nations and commemorated at aquariums, zoos, schools and conservation organizations around the world. Check out your local venues to see how your community … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

A Dark Surf Nightly subscriber recently took me to what she describes as a hidden gem — Abnormal Wine Company. AWC is a self-proclaimed “urban winery,” tucked away in the North County San Diego community of Rancho Bernardo. It’s situated west of Highway 15 at 16990 Via Tazon #123. Abnormal … Read Entire Post