dive humor

From Sort of Diver Volume 1

N.E.D. Certification

February 25, 2012

  From the Sort of Diver Archives: The N.E.D. (Non-Educated Diver) Certification, circa 1988. If you want to read the details, click on the image to upload a bigger copy. To read more about Sort of Diver, A Scuba Diving Lampoon, check out my earlier post, Humann Turns Fishh.  

From the Archives: Humann Turns Fishh

February 20, 2012

In 1995, our good friends, Patricia and Richard Collins, published Volume 2 of Sort of Diver, A Sport Diving Lampoon. It was a pretty funny send-up of the dive magazines of the day, complete with advertisements for indispensable products like Camel Spit Defog and articles like “In-depth Buyer’s Guide to Snorkel Holders.” We spent many hilarious evenings around the dinner table at Paul Humann’s house listening to their latest ideas for SOD. We were all invited to participate and nothing … Read more

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TGIF – Build Your Own Dive Gear

November 4, 2011

This week we are attending DEMA, the dive industry trade show. We aren’t party animals, but last night we spent a couple of hours with friends at the Wetpixel/DivePhotoGuide party. For some reason Sort of Diver, A Sport Diving Lampoon, published in 1995 by dear friends Patricia and Richard Collins was on my mind after we left the party. So, inspired by all the dive equipment and dive talk this week, it seems appropriate to share a favorite photo borrowed … Read more