Given the context, this is a pretty awful blog post featured on the main page of Slate magazine. Despite the horrible tragedy in Japan, Slate’s ‘cultural blogger’ couldn’t help but ponder this gnarly question:
As Japan reels from Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, other coastal areas in the Pacific—including Hawaii and the western continental U.S.—are experiencing serious waves of their own. This got us wondering: Could thrill-seeking surfers actually ride those massive waves?
Like, totally, dude.