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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.

Apr 5, 2020

Anyways Dude, I riff about telling stories on video again, inspired by Story Salon. Then I trip on my cheap new voice recorder and the challenges of recording outdoors. 

PEOPLE: Captain Crozier, Spalding Gray, Casey Stengel, Dean Sharp

PLACES: China, Los Angeles City, Los Angeles County, Altadena

THINGS: Sony, buffs, Survivor, bandana, coronavirus, Story Salon, 90 Second Stories, janitorial, stand-up comedy, "That Thing You Do", Home with Dean

SOUNDS: birds, chimes, sirens, lawn trimmer, wind, palm trees, airplane, dogs

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Keystone Garden Studio (Backstage)" shot on my "new" iPhone6 

RECORDED: April 3, 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.

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

HYPE/SWIPE: "Don't call me dude." - John Lurie