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Remember the French portion of "Modern Collective" where the song goes, "Ahhhh France, where's that?". Video: Arthur Génie

France’s Chalamet Finds The Golden Ticket In Indo

Electric Blue Heaven (version française), featuring Sam Piter.

elsewhere // Nov 3, 2023
Words by Christian Bowcutt
Reading Time: < 1 minute

As an American in France, one can feel prudish and naive.

The French — in some ways — seem to reflect the stereotypes that occupy the Yankee’s collective psyche. They talk little of work, they eat less and smoke more, they don’t wander around grinning from ear to ear, and they talk of sex in a refreshingly flippant way that persuades one to think that perhaps the act is merely just, “friction of a membrane and a spurt of mucus ejected,” as the Stoic godfather Marcus Aurelius noted around 161 C.E.

The French also ride waves very well.

Barring those who watched Stab Highway Europe, the average reader mightn’t know the name Sam Piter. He’s 20 years old, the son of a former pro and current coach (hey Didier!), from Seignosse (a suburb of Hossegor), built like Chalamet (5’10, 127 lbs.), ended this year’s European QS ranked #17, and is very fun to watch surf.

In this edit, you’ll see a blitzkrieg of airs, tubes, and blowtails around various parts of Indonesia. Not to be placed in the ‘standard Indo edit’ bucket, director Arthur Génie orchestrated the music and cinematography like a sort of cult-of-youth music video (not like this one though).

The South Park creators’ controversial and satirical take on American moral superimposition.


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