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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 11, 2021

Hey Dude, I was on my daily walk "feelin' groovy" while thinking about the poetic writings of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, when all of a sudden I narrowly escaped a random act of violence.

QUOTE: "That can kill your buzz."

SINGERS/SONGWRITERS/SONGS: "Feelin' Groovy", Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, "Diamonds and Rust", Judy Collins, Bruce Springsteen, The Replacements, "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts"

PODCASTERS/PODCASTS: JFK The Enduring Secret, Crackpot Podcast, Lost Hills, Dana Goodyear, Ben Adair, LA Podcasters, NPR, PRX

PLACES: Burbank, Los Angeles, LA County, Malibu, New York City, Washington Elementary School

THINGS: Kennedy Center Awards, Springsteen on Broadway, Variety, Dodger Talk, Bruce Springsteen: From My Home to Yours, Navy, UFO, "Don't Look Back"

SOUNDS: necklace, footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, cars, airplane, birds

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Chain Link Flood Channel"

RECORDED: June 10, 2021 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.