Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Verge of the Dude

I leave rambling voice mail messages on my friend's answering machine and you get to hear them too. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

May 17, 2019

Anyways Dude, I riff on how I met the off the charts "Bombshell" at my church and the magic of the cabin up in Laurel Canyon, as the story chugs its way towards the final meltdown.

CHARACTERS: Joseph Campbell, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Debbie Harry, Michelle Pfeiffer, Marilyn Monroe, Jakob Dylan, Jackson Browne,

May 8, 2019

Hey Dude, on a moody day I remember my "Tomboy" girlfriend, who I worked with at a creepy cluster of used bookstores on the edge of Glendale. I also allude to the "Bombshell" and the crooked road to the impending meltdown. 

CHARACTERS: Christopher Reeve 

LOCATIONS: Burbank, Glendale, San Fernando Road, Rose Bowl,

May 3, 2019

Hey Dude, I get back on track by tripping on the story's main locations including the little rundown house, the cavernous used bookstore, the UU Church and the magical cabin in Laurel Canyon.

LOCATIONS: Burbank, Glendale, San Fernando Road, West Valley, Laurel Canyon, Sunset Strip

SOUNDS: wind, palm trees, planes,...

Apr 24, 2019

Hey Dude, I sing the praises of the Days of My Life podcast which takes me back to my old LA Podcasters days with my fellow solo storytelling podcasters.

PODCASTERS: Aidan Wheller, Dan Klass, Tim Coyne, Cush

PLACES: Los Angeles, England, University of Cambridge, Liverpool

SOUNDS: wind, palm trees, planes, birds


Apr 15, 2019

Hey Dude, I recall my VW Bug's leaky roof and my disastrous relationship with a fancy redhead who's previous boyfriend drove a Jaguar.

PEOPLE: Tim Coyne

PLACES: The Valley, Los Feliz, Oakwood Apartments, Cahuenga Pass, Warner Bros., Universal Studios, South Bay

THINGS: monk, celibacy, 1992, Taoism, Chi, sunroof,