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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.

Jan 28, 2019

Hey Dude, this morning I went to Millie's in Pasadena, which took me on a trip back in a time to my younger, hipper days in the late 90s, when I lived in Echo Park and was a regular at the "Original" Millie's on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

PEOPLE: Keith Morris, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman

BANDS: Black Flag,

Jan 26, 2019

Hey Dude, a rough week makes me feel sad and lonely after the loss of my old friend Garry Paskwietz, the end of my storytelling gig at the Altadena Library and the profound arrogance of some podcasters on Facebook.

PEOPLE: Trump, Dr. David Viscott, Elsie Escobar

BANDS: X, Traveling Wilburys

SONGS: See How We Are,

Jan 22, 2019

Hey Dude, a cool question on Twitter forces me to choose between the 80's films: Aliens, Raging Bull, Platoon and Blade Runner. Which reminds me of the time Chef Ben Ford introduced me to Indiana Jones 

PEOPLE/ACTORS: Sigourney Weaver, Charlie Sheen, Wiilem Dafoe, Tom Berenger, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese,

Jan 20, 2019

Hey Dude, I left you a message about the time I saw "A Few Good Men" in Santa Monica and people thought I was James Marshall from Twin Peaks.

[BONUS EPISODE: Recovered from the Verge of the Fringe storage unit] Recorded September 8, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California....

Jan 16, 2019

Hey Dude, a winter storm in Los Angeles and the documentary Murder Mountain remind me of our "daze" up at Humboldt State, the Minor Theatre and ice cold Sierra Nevada on tap.

PEOPLE: The Dude

PLACES: Humboldt, Alderpoint, Los Angeles, Arcata, Minor Theatre, Sonoma State

THINGS: answering machine, Netflix, Hulu, True...