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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.

Dec 31, 2020

Hey Dude, I trip on the mystical magic of the artist with a little help from Carroll O'Connor and Dick Cavett.

QUOTE: "Are you an artist or craftsman?" - Eric Gorges

ARTISTS/PEOPLE: Orson Welles, Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, S.J. Perelman, David Letterman, Chevy Chase, Dick Cavett, Carroll O'Connor, Jerry Seinfeld, Mary Tyler Moore, Archie Bunker, Bob Dylan, Abram Zimmerman, The Dude, Eric Gorges, Carol Burnett, Burt Reynolds

PLACES: Hollywood Bowl

TV/MOVIES: Saturday Night LIve, Dick Cavett Show, Decades, All in the Family, Seinfeld, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Bob Newhart Show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, A Craftsman's Legacy, Deliverance

THINGS: artist, art, Facebook, podcasting, scales, L.A. Philharmonic, mystical, peak experience, solo podcasting,

SOUNDS: birds, footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, helicopter, airplane, canteen

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Carroll and Dick" shot on my "new" iPhone6

RECORDED: December 19, 2020 in the "Southwest Garden" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in BurbankCalifornia 

GEAR: Sony ICD PX370 digital voice recorder and Sony ECM CS3 "tie-clip" microphone.

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwrecked and host of Create Art Podcast)

DISCLAIMER/WARNING: Proudly presented rough, raw and ragged. Seasoned with salty language and ideas. Not for most people's taste. Please be advised.