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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 27, 2022

Hey Dude, I was feeling deep blue until I saw a Facebook post from an old high school classmate, and later the video of Annie Lennox getting inducted into the Rock Hall.

QUOTE: "Whenever I need to jump start my creativity, I watch it."

PEOPLE: Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Eurythmics, Edge, U2, The Tourists, Freddie Mercury, Queen, David Bowie, Gina Gershon, Jennifer Tilly, Jack Kerouac

PLACES: The Valley, North Hollywood High School, Wembley Stadium, Universe

THINGS: ADU, Facebook, "California Girls", Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Story Salon, "Under Pressure", Showgirls, Bound, Thanksgiving

SOUNDS: wind, birds, footsteps, gravel path, saw, dog bark, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes 

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Google Lennox and Bowie" with my iPhone XS

RECORDED: November 22, 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.