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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.

May 29, 2019

Hey Dude, I finally listened to S-Town as inspiration for my epic L.A. noir-style family history podcast. I also compare and contrast my rejection letters from American Public Media and This American Life.

CHARACTERS: "Tricky Dick" Nixon, "Wild Bill" Clinton, Red Tie Dude, Bertolt Brecht, Mickey Cohen, Howard Hughes, D.J. Bonebrake, Lenny Bruce, Ira Glass, Julie Snyder, Dan Klass

PODCASTS: Slow Burn, Serial, To Live and Die in L.A., Dirty John

LOCATIONS: Rose Bowl, Los Angeles, West Coast, Altadena Library

FILMS: Godfather II, L.A. Confidential, Citizen Kane

SONGS: Tangled Up in Blue, United States of Whatever

STUFF: fireworks, audio novel, Joan Anderson Letter, FBI, Red Scare, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, Beat Generation, analog, it 

SOUNDS: birds, cars, fly, dogs, chickens, airplane, wind, palm trees

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Zane's Spring Palms and Birdbath" shot on my iPhone5

RECORDED: May 27, 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.