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Now… This: Creed McTaggart Takes Farming To New Heights

Rehabilitation with alpacas and the devil’s lettuce.

style // Mar 24, 2021
Words by Jack Mutschler
Reading Time: 3 minutes

A prehistoric Stab interview section known as Now… This has crawled its way back into the lineup*. I know what you’re thinking, “You guys went premium to re-hash this shit?” Not exactly; if you’d stop thinking so loud, I’ll fill you in.

Fuck, what was I saying? Oh yeah, stop thinking. Interviews with surfers have become so bland that I would rather read a visibly dirty Spirit Airlines flight safety manual than another media-trained monkey reciting the party line. I revived Now… This for a few reasons:

  1. Mikey C told me to.
  2. A good laugh never hurts.
  3. We don’t actually know our favorite surfers that well.

I want to ask the weird stuff—not the typical “Who’s your favorite surfer?” routine. Let’s find out who doesn’t brush their teeth, who listens to reggaeton, and who needs to change their AC filter.

C’mon people, give me some fucking personality!

First Victim: Creed McTaggart

What is your spirit animal?

A pangolin. I got this picture of one, it looks just like me.

“Have you seen Rage 3? It’s really really good”

What noise does a pangolin make? Make it now, make it loud.

Fuck that was pretty good. You ever think about doing voiceovers for Jurassic Park?

Yeah, that could work, unless it all goes to shit. My house is gonna get taken away in this flood, and I’ll be stuck doing voiceovers for Ratatoullie and Madagascar.

What’s the first thing you’d buy with a million dollars?

A little farm with Alpacas. Maybe some weed on the side. Fuck that sounds like the coziest farm, alpacas, and weed. It would be like a retreat.

“Seriously, watch Rage 3, it’s incredible.” Source: Air BnB

Alpac-a-bowl Farm/Retreat? Get people off hard drugs with medium drugs.

Yeah, take happy drugs, not bad drugs. There’s our early retirement plan right there.

alpaca-bowl mug
Apparently we’re not the first ones to think of this glorious duo. Fuck.

Would Shaun Manners’ Rage contract hold up in the court of law?

rage crew at the office
A glimpse inside the Rage office. Buy, sell, buy, sell.

Yup, I still got the coaster. We own that little mother fucker.

Favorite clip of your own surfing?

Hasn’t come out yet. I think it’s going to be in the new Epohke film. A little combo on a 6’3 Dahlberg.

What’s the most fun you had filming a movie? Besides Rage! We get it; you guys are millionaires.

Strange Rumblings Shangri La. That was the coolest time, we went to the coolest places and scored fun waves. Joe G sets a really good atmosphere on the trips.

Favorite album to listen to in the morning?

‘Pacific’ by Haruomi Hosono. I’ll chuck that on, and have a little English breakfast tea to start my day.

Worst meal you’ve had?

I used to love going to Hooters, but I got food poisoning last time I was there. I had been in the States for months and couldn’t wait to go home. Hooters was my last meal before the flight, got super sick and didn’t even get to board. I got stuck in the US for another week, it was pretty bad.

You got any Crypto currency? Bitcoin? Stonks?

No, but I probably should. All I got is some Aussie dollars and some Rupees stashed in *undisclosed location*.

Well, it was good talking to ya Creed, keep me updated on the Alpaca-Weed farm.

For sure, come rehabilitate yourself whenever.

Me at Creed’s farm minus the Alpacas.

*hey Mr. Embrey, I’m the captain now.


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