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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.

Jul 20, 2019

Hey Dude, my recent binge of The Sopranos wakes me up and reminds me of the time that Richie Aprile cut in front me at the Jamba Juice in Sherman Oaks.

CHARACTERS: Sweet Leaf, Michael Imperioli (Christopher), James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano), Lorraine Bracco (Dr. Melfi), Edie Falco (Carmela), Little Steven (Silvio), David Proval (Richie), Martin Scorsese 

TV/FILMS: Goodfellas, The Americans, Mean Streets, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

LOCATIONS: Rose Bowl, Dodger Stadium, DTLA, Pacific Ocean, San Gabriel Mountains, San Fernando Valley

STUFF: HBO, sexism, racism, consciousness, mafia genre

SOUNDS: birds, cars, crows

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Richie Googled" shot on my iPhone5

RECORDED: July 19, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California 

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