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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.

Oct 1, 2019

Hey Dude, on International Podcasting Day my old friend Paula Small reminds me of the inspirational early days of podcasting and the "spiritual experience" I had with Sugarman.

CHARACTERS: Individual One, Dan Klass, Joseph Dougherty, Malik Bendjelloul, Rodriquez

LOCATIONS: Coffee Fix, Studio City, Palm Springs, South...

Sep 18, 2019

Anyways Dude, I had a wacky weekend that was thankfully saved when I found the DVD for Searching for Sugar Man. (If you listen closely with headphones, you might hear me have a peak experience.)

CHARACTERS: John Wayne, John Ford, Jimmy Stewart, Blayney F. Matthews, Bob Dylan, Sixto Rodriquez,

Sep 8, 2019

Hey Dude, I had a blast at the book signing of "More Fun in the New World" at Vroman's. I felt a deep connection to the DIY spirit and legacy of Los Angeles, punctuated by a bear hug from John Doe of X.

CHARACTERS: John Doe, Tom DeSavia, Bob Dylan, Chris Morris, Allison Anders, Louie Perez, Los Lobos, X, Woody Guthrie,...

Aug 31, 2019

Hey Dude, the other night I watched the movie While We're Young with Marisol and it was like looking into a mirror...a funhouse mirror...the satire cut deep down into our marrow.

CHARACTERS: Sweet Leaf, Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Individual 1, Adam Horovitz, Peter Yarrow


Aug 12, 2019

A humble tribute to our beloved tuxedoed companion Sweet Leaf, who lived a life of rags to riches...and everything in-between.

(PLEASE NOTE: This piece was originally conceived for the KCRW's 24 Hour Radio Race for their Independent Producers Project. The theme was "Where the sun don't shine." My race crashed and...