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Ken Auster for Chart House

I really love this series of ads for Chart House. I didn’t grow up in California and now that I think about it, I’ve never even stepped foot in a Chart House. From what I gather it’s an upscale chain of seafood restaurants. These ads harken back to my childhood growing up in…

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Cordell Miller for The Chart House

Greetings, Shredderz! For the final Sagas of Shred for 2022 we’ve got another Chart House ad with artwork by Ken Auster. Check out this earlier Chart House / Ken Auster ad I featured, starring Tom Curren. This time around we have surfer and shaper Cordell Miller. You can follow Cordell on Instagram here….

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Vintage Ugg Boots Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! The last time I featured an Ugg Boots ad, well, let’s just say it’s aesthetically very different from the one you see here. I saw this ad on eBay (I think), and I loved the artwork. But as I sat down to write about it and took a closer look, I…

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A Special PSA from Tom Curren

Greetings, Shredderz! Today on Sagas of Shred we have a special announcement from then-two-time World Champion Tom Curren. The advertisement you see below originally appeared in the June 1990 issue of Surfer Magazine (Vol 31, No 6). I’m not going to spend too much time on the actual message of the ad —…

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