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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.

Mar 23, 2020

Hey Dude, I check-in from my new pad, where I'm hunkered down for who knows how long. I also riff on my plan to gather and share my family's trippy stories.

PEOPLE: Joan Anderson, Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac, Zane Grey 

PLACES: California, Burbank, Mt. Olympus, Sunset Boulevard, Laurel Canyon, Warner Bros.

THINGS:


Mar 4, 2020

Hey Dude, I finally say goodbye to the Zane Grey Estate with a wistful tear in my eye. I also riff on moving my stuff, cats, Tim Coyne and Grant Baciocco

PEOPLE: Zane Grey, Tom Mix, John Wayne, Dan Klass, Bob Dylan, Woody Allen, Jimi Hendrix

PLACES: Zane Grey Estate, University of Cambridge

THINGS: Talkies,


Jan 26, 2020

Ah Dude, the impending move from the Zane Grey Estate inspired a trippy dream featuring Flea and his shape shifting boogie board.

CHARACTERS: Zane Grey, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Individual 1

MUSICIANS: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Dylan, Billie Holiday, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Richards, Patti Smith

LOCATIONS:


Jan 10, 2020

Hey Dude, my old friend Nicky reminded me that she shares a birthday with Elvis and David Bowie, so I recall my abstract connections to all three rockers. 

CHARACTERS: Zane Grey, Orson Welles, Jeff Slate, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Debbie Harry, Alex Trebek, The...


Jan 4, 2020

Hey Dude, our impending move from Zane's forces us into a deep dive of downsizing. Only the sparks of joy are spared as we hatch our plan to ride the climate change wave in a tiny home.

CHARACTERS: Zane Grey, Bryce Langston, Marie Kondo, David Letterman, Marc Maron, Adam Carolla, Dan Klass

LOCATIONS: Pasadena,