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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.

Jun 1, 2022

Hey Dude, I riff and ramble about Howard Hughes and his dirty fingerprints all over the 20th century. I also admit to going on a 48 hour binge of The Americans. 

QUOTE: "Another time, another dime."

PEOPLE: Ray Liotta, Edward Albee, James Ellroy, Howard Hughes, JKF, RFK, Larry O'Brien, Richard Nixon, Robert Maheu, Blayney F. Matthews, J.L. Warner, Keri Russell

PLACES: Watergate Hotel, Iowa, California, Shoreline Village, Long Beach

THINGS: The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia, American Tabloid, Watergate, Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy, DNC, aviation

TV/FILM: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Licorice Pizza, The Sopranos, The Many Saints of Newark, The Americans, Mission Impossible, Warner Bros., Felicity

SOUNDS: footsteps, gravel path, jet, birds, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes 

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Shoreline Village Chimes" iPhone XS

RECORDED: May 29, 2022 from the "Wawona Lawn" 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.