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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 22, 2020

Hey Dude, I riff and ramble about taking a second crack at the "podcast novel" using a new program that might really tie the room together.

QUOTE: "When I first saw S-Town in my mind's eye."

PEOPLE: Individual-1, Caryl Chessman, Barbara Graham, Al Matthews, Blayney Matthews, Joan Anderson, Yogi Berra, John Clellon Holmes, Lewis MacAdams, Jack Kerouac

PLACES: Venice, The Gas House, Burbank, Wildwood Canyon, Downtown Los Angeles, Universal City, East Valley, Cahuenga Pass 

THINGS: "I Want to Live", FOIA request, DAW, Descript, S-Town, mind's eye, Peabody Awards, "podcast novel", pettibone, Healthy Human, L.A. River, Friends of the L.A. River, "Go", Beat Generation, "The Lonesome Traveler"

SOUNDS: footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, helicopter, dogs, car horn, squirrel, train, airplane, crow

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Lonesome Jack" shot on my "new" iPhone6

RECORDED: November 20, 2020 on 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.