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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.

Sep 22, 2020

Hey Dude, I called to riff about recording my Uncle Woody's fantastic stories and to geek the enduring influence of the film My Dinner with Andre. 

PEOPLE: Bob Dylan, Howard Hughes, Blayney F. Matthews, Jack L. Warner, Al Matthews, Caryl Chessman, Barbara Graham, Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Ed Masry, Albert FinneyErin Brockovich, Danny Wolf

PLACES: Los Angeles, Venice, The Gas House, Angeles National Forest, Altadena

THINGS: Theme Time Radio Hour, SiriusXM, Heaven's Door, Outlaw Country, 1920's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, FBI, "My Dinner with Andre", U.S. Navy, "Erin Brockovich", Bobcat Fire

SOUNDS: wind, footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, birds, train, muscle car, crow 

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Wallace and Andre" via Google shot on my "new" iPhone6

RECORDED: September 21, 2020 in the new "Keystone Garden Studio" 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.