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Bohemian Biology features audio pieces dealing with various topics ranging from recent advances in the health sciences, social life and art scene in the Brooklyn and New York area. This podcast is a personal interface with my own little circle of social and professional encounters and is linked to my blog: http://florenceblanchard.wordpress.com/
 
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As predicted, 2022 is off to a morbid start. Line ups are crowded, Winter swells are growing, foil boards are attempting to weave through it all, and everyone's sanity is frayed after two years of uncertainty. This week we recap a couple near misses and tragedy's that have befallen our idyllic lifestyle. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about…
 
Chas is back in California, the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout turns up to an 11, Kangaroos are being rescued from the surf, Kelly Slater is being defended by Chas (!!!), and Stab Magazine is killing it! 2022 is off to a bizarro start and we're here to cover all of it. Plus Barrel or Nah? Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi…
 
Today we time travel back to July 2019 where Chas and David Lee welcome Jamie Brisick to analyze why backwards politics seem to plague the surf world, attempt to dive into philosophy and psilocybin, the parallels between Kooks and Currens, and Jamie reveals a 30-foot schlong. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Happy Holidays! Chas calls in from the Italian Alps to regale us with stories of the 1% while David edifies him about the latest happens in surf. And in the final chapter of the Salad Days saga, our original caller returns with an apology and a warning about drug usage. Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In today's holiday episode, Chas and David right past wrongs, bend and blend gender categorization, advocate for everyday luxury while wielding a gilded pitchfork against the establishment who is busy tooting a racist dog whistle. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
This episode is dedicated to the Ladies Who Listen. Damn your male partners for forcing us upon you, but bless you for humoring their poor tastes. You are the glue that binds and if/when you snap, we will stand in your defense. Today we will gingerly splash our bodies in cologne, wear a matching outfit, and upgrade to a luxury surf trip so that you…
 
David and Chas reveal the year's most dedicated listener (10,348 minutes logged thus far), determine which surfboard manufacturer has most successfully transitioned into apparel, crash a wedding with Kalani Robb as the officiant, and Chas attempts his defense in Clickbait or Investigate? Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
David and Chas follow Jake Burton's insistent celebration of individualism, question if Ben Gravy is this generations Reno Abillera, baffle at the WSL's erasure of the wipeout, and Matt Biolos gets cast as Jerry Garcia's stunt double in the new Scorcese biopic. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic…
 
Chas and David unpack the latest entries in the Florida Surf Film Festival; why Alaska is already over-surfed and war-torn Liberia will produce the next great surf culture. They unpack the reason drugs have played such an influential role in surfing and blueprint how to shred youthful indulgence. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Learn more about your ad choice…
 
In today's show Chas and David discuss the oddity of a "bidding war" to sponsor an athlete in 2021, find unexpected refuge in localism, laugh at Benji's potty joke that got him cancelled by the WSL, and celebrate the greatest surf shop owner of all time. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In today's show we uncover the blood tie between Gabriel Medina's biological father and the family Ferreira! Kai Lenny transcends surf to join the metaverse, Benji Weatherly rehashes his old routine, and CJ Hobgood designs a surf off that will render the World Champ title irrelevant. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
In today's show Chas converts to a disciple of wave pools and surf self improvement, complete with posting footage of himself on Instagram. After recounting his trip to Surf Ranch, he and David envision Jonah Hill as a gangster rapper, revision surfing's sordid past, and pray for Waikiki. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices…
 
Action sports super agent and former pro snowboarder, Circe Wallace joins us to discuss how to maintain joy while cultivating talent in youth, how longboarders can monetize their noseriding, how to correct overbearing parents, and she helps us survey the hypocrisy of cancel culture. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
 
In today's episode we cover recent environmental disasters that were sparked by some of surf's biggest icons, account for the actual costs of a $99 soft top, Chas seriously starts training for his rubber match with Goggans, and we give the blueprint for how to find your spouse in the next cubicle (unless you're at Facebook). Enjoy! Learn more about…
 
In today's show Chas and David survey Huntington Beach's dark history, early welcome teenaged girls to the women's CT in 2022, fight beachcombers off our little plot of sand, explain how intelligence can be measured by the volume of one's voice, and investigate a potential fraud being perpetrated against Dirk Ziff. Plus Barrel or Nah? Enjoy! Learn …
 
Sure Finals Day was great, but imagine if you mixed in The Ultimate Surfer, added Jake Paul's YouTube boxing spectacle, baked it in the oven at 450 . . . et voilà! . . . Nathan Florence vs. Filipe Toledo at big Haleiwa! Or better yet, Ben Gravyy vs Shaun Tomson at Rincon. Recipe submitted by CJ Hobgood. Listen and enjoy! Learn more about your ad ch…
 
In today's show David and Chas analyze the outcry for Joe Turpel's cancellation, listen to the WSL's "kill them all" anthem, deem Brianna Cope the break out star of TUS, add Devon Howard's name to the recall ballot, and disengender all cocktails. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In today's show David and Chas identify Ricardo Toledo's ambitions to become surfing's most aggressive Tiger Dad, Fernando Aguerre proves why he's fit to run surfing, The Ultimate Surfer slips further down the ratings board, and Chas considers a job offer from Stab Mag. Plus Barrel or Nah? Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm…
 
In today's show David and Chas survey the mental maladies that plague Western society today and what drove one local surf school owner to do the unthinkable. They then encourage Conner Coffin to aim for the air at Lowers, celebrate Ace Buchan's non-retirement announcement, and identify the space-time-continuum portal in Tahiti. Plus Barrel or Nah?!…
 
Breaking news! The Tahiti Pro has been cancelled, David and Chas deliver and assess the news as it breaks. They then eulogize Jeremy Flores' career and bid a fond farewell to "personality" on Tour, question where the Aloha is for Mother Carissa, marvel at Slater's ayahuasca sojourn, and track down Mugatu in Mexico. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn…
 
The 2022 CT schedule has been announced, Dave Prodan calls you a conspiracy theorist, Oaxaca is experiencing a COVID surge and the WSL still plans to send the Tour into it and then to the island of Tahiti 5 days later, David and Chas address it all! And the Listener Line is overwhelmed with calls! Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your a…
 
SUBSCRIBE In today's episode Chas and David debate a WSL's staffer's assertion that YOU (our audience) are anti-WSL, survey the trajectory of the Olympic springboard for surfing, try to uncover the identity of Carissa Marks, and provide object lessons for how to instill character in today's soft youth. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about y…
 
In today's episode Chas regales us with tales of sailing the Amalfi coast and reveals a dark Hawai'ian capital curse, a listener offers a mercenary solution to keep groms in check, the boys guess which surfer will be deemed the next flying tomato, and anoint Jonah Hill the Patron Saint of The Vals. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy. Learn more about your …
 
In today's episode David and Chas help guide listeners through the most important moments in life, lament how Gabriel's bad behavior has influenced their local line-ups, celebrate Project Ibelli's recent success (mainstream sponsorship), and get sold down the river by the WSL. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega…
 
In today's episode David and Chas reveal the greatest unreported surf story of 2021, assess the second coming of Duke Kahanamoku, decide which Hollywood celeb will play Greg Noll, and finally learn to express themselves through dance. Plus a 4th of July themed Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In today's episode Chas and David offer relationship (and surfing) advice to a young Lothario, survey unceasing trolling of Chris Cote, advise to protect your noggin, award Sierra Kerr her 2024 gold medal, and offer an official eulogy for Surf Ranch. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
A boozy of a show! Chas in Cabo celebrating final edits on the new book and David calls in to discuss the extensive injury list for Surf Ranch, why you should wear a Speedo, and the bizarre fracturing of the surf industry as the minority transitions into the majority and the gatekeepers turn a cold shoulder. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more a…
 
SUPPORT In today's episode David becomes a Belieber, Chas protects Vulnerable Adult Snowflakes in NYC, then they fight to defend Maya Gabeira against constructive criticism and Dana White officially certifies surfing's fate with the WSL co-signature. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
SUPPORT In today's episode David and Chas outline a plan for the VAL can transition into an AL and why they have more fun that a Lifelong Intermediate. They also unpack land ownership rights at Malibu and bid farewell to Matt Wilkinson's surf world presence. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In light of the latest meritocratic offender, Chas makes a compelling case for gender pay inequality just before he and David identify a talc-like powder that regenerates energy and youth, and they finally ship Caio's stickers off to West Oz. Let #ProjectIbelli commence! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In today's episode Chas tells the harrowing tale and round 3 of the Surf Media blood feud wherein Lil' Haberdasher unleashes a barrage of insults at Chas and Circe! Then the boys unpack Mrs. Medina's prenup, the limitations of WSL judging, and the heavy weight of being a Wright. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me…
 
On today's show David reveals the audience's selection to name his unborn son, Chas evaluates Gabriel's earring selection at Newcastle, the boys reveal Carissa's Jedi mind tricks, and marvel at how one world champ surfer is now part of sporting's biggest power couple! Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/…
 
In today's show Chas and David celebrate life and importance of community, through a retrospective of the work of Offrocker (and David's big reveal). Chas then cops responsibility for CT'er's tepid personalities and David discovers Longtom's secret mole status within the ranks at the WSL! Plus Barrel or Nah?! Sponsors: AtheleticGreens.com/surf and …
 
In today's episode Chas and David outline an overthrow of the surf industrial complex via "Project Ibelli" where YOU can own a piece of real estate in this brand new landscape and watch your wealth rise while the gatekeepers wonder where they lost the plot. Plus, Pat O gets a new job, an equal 5th place might win a title, and "dabblers" have their …
 
Chas and David do a deep dive into Tyler Wright's latest ESPN expose, predict Kelly's TikTok strategy for 2021, congratulate Gabriel Medina for finally latching on to adult life, and identify Mother Nature's design for a one-race skin tone. Plus Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Circe Wallace is a former pro snowboarder who transitioned in talent management to help athletes like Paul Rodriguez, Travis Rice, and Torah Bright focus on what their best at while building a system to support their long term goals. She joins Chas and David to discuss youth prodigies, how famous athletes can maintain mental health, and how to to n…
 
Is January 2021 the high water mark or the lowest point ever in surfing's history? Chas and David survey both sides of the equation. Chas gets cancelled thanks to flippant remarks in last week's show. Tom Curren finds a free scrubber and David is wooed by BeachGrit's journeyman poets. Plus Barrel or Nah? Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
Real life action figure and multi-disciplinary master Chuck Patterson joins the show to spar back at the mud slung from David and Chas in last week's show. Chuck explains why he uses poles to surf ski, fantasizes about skiing through a tube at Chopes, and explains his four Big Mac quota and he plays Barrel or Nah?! Enjoy! Learn more about your ad c…
 
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