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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.

Nov 2, 2020

Hey Dude, I express my deep love for the TV show Columbo after watching "pioneer of American cinema" John Cassavetes guest star alongside his friend and collaborator Peter Falk.

QUOTE: "I started to measure time by how many Columbos" 

PEOPLE: Howard Hughes

ACTORS/FILMMAKERS: Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Blythe Danner, Myrna Loy, Martin Scorsese, Gena Rowlands, Wim Wenders, Joseph Dougherty, Ben Gazzara 

TV/FILMS: The Rockford Files, Columbo, Husbands, A Woman Under the Influence, Wings of Desire, Monk, The Dick Cavett Show, Shadows, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

PLACES: Los Angeles, The Hollywood Bowl, Altadena, Burbank

THINGS: macaroni and cheese, Amazon Prime, noodge, independent film, DIY, New Yorker Columbo cartoon, Beat Generation, mail-in ballots

SOUNDS: footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, birds, necklace, airplanes, hummingbird  

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Cassavetes on Columbo Googled" shot on my "new" iPhone6

RECORDED: October 30, 2020 in the new "Cafe Cherie Studio" 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.