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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 30, 2020

Hey Dude, in my new garden studio, I ramble about everything from coronavirus to nudism. I also riff on Dean SharpBob Dylan, Patti Smith, the Beats and bidets

PEOPLE: Dean Sharp, Patti Smith, Gregory Corso, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Lee Harvey Oswald, James Baldwin

PLACES: Burbank, Laguna Beach, Oregon, Washington, Calistoga, Napa County, California, New York, Hotel Chelsea

THINGS: Sawdust Art Festival, Covid-19, St. Patrick's Day, the 5, the 405, the 101, Home with Dean, nudist colony, Lysol wipes, Bed Bath & Beyond, Harmon Face Value, tiny living, composting toilet, bidet, "Just Kids", the Beats, "Murder Most Foul", Kennedy Assassination, spoken word, Civil Rights Movement, March on Washington.

SOUNDS: chimes, birds, crow, wind, freeway

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Keystone Garden Studio" shot on my "new" iPhone6 

RECORDED: March 28, 2020 in the new "Garden Studio" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in BurbankCalifornia 

GEAR: Marantz Solid State Recorder PMD670, Sennheiser MD 46 microphone

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

HYPE/SWIPE: "Don't call me dude." - John Lurie