Monday, February 01, 2016

Verge of the Dude: Here Comes The Sun

Hey Dude - The dark clouds of turning 50 are breaking as I turn back towards the light.

Recorded January 32, 2016 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate with my Marantz PMD670. "Here Come The Sun" shot on my old ass iPhone G3.


Running Time: 6:38 / File Size: 6.5 MB  / Rated: R (Salty Language)


Friday, January 01, 2016

Subterranean Year in Review

"Fragmented and cluttered feelings" run amok in this New Year's Eve ramble remembering a year of personal milestones.

Recorded December 31, 2015 on the third floor observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Beat Christmas" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 15 minutes 
File Size: 14.5 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: San Gabriel Valley, DTLA, Rose Bowl, Rose Parade, 2015, Oprah, Weight Watchers, Gold Rush Country, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Grass Valley, Nevada City, San Francisco, Christmas, Bob Dylan, Patti SmithBeat Generation, Jack Kerouac, Vanity of Duluoz, Town and the City, Allen Ginsberg, Jitney, Trump's Hair

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

The Wiki Geeks Strike Back


An attempted good deed by Dan Klass backfires when it catches the eye of a Wiki Geek who wishes he too was "Internet Famous"...

Recorded November 2, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Internet Famous" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 19 minutes
File Size:  17.8 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: Wikipedia, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), LA Podcasters, Adam Curry, Leo Laporte, History of Podcasting

Friday, September 25, 2015

A Complete Unknown

I rant to the crickets about how the "Original LA Podcasters" were overlooked by the LA Podfest and the bittersweet sadness of being "a complete unknown."

Recorded September 23, 2015 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Endless Summer" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

"Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan

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Running Time: 26 minutes
File Size: 24.2 MB

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Naked Memories of Harbin Hot Springs


A long and rambling trip back 25 years ago, when I almost lived and worked at Harbin Hot Springs.

Recorded September 15, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Harbin Hot Springs Googled" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 43 minutes
File Size:  39.8 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: San Francisco, Sonoma County, Lake County, Middletown, Napa County, Calistoga, Cotati, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, The Blues Brothers (Film)

Saturday, September 12, 2015

The Beach Boys with "Coach X"


I talk about the time I went to see The Beach Boys at the Universal Amphitheatre with my junior high P.E. teacher, "Coach X."

Recorded August 30, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Beach Boys Googled" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 18:01
File Size:  17 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: The Valley Improv, Walter Reed Junior High, D.j. Bonebrake, The Blues Brothers, Eddie Murphy, Jay Leno, Bobcat Goldthwait, Bob Dylan, Dave Alvin

Friday, September 04, 2015

A Reluctant Defense of Adam Curry


Nobody who knows me would call me a fan of Adam Curry, but I still need to defend his cultural legacy.

Recorded September 3, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "The Podfather" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 22:26
File Size:  21.2 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: Petros and Money, Matt "Money" Smith, Podcasting, Marc Maron, Adam Carolla, North Hollywood High, Dan Klass, Leo Laporte, LA Podcasters, Podshow, Keith and the Girl, Podcasting Hall of Fame, Dawn and Drew

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Trump's Hair


The only thing that can defeat Donald Trump is a sudden gust of wind.

Recorded August 25, 2015 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Trump's Hair" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 17 minutes
File Size: 16.2 MB

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Love + Suicide


After hearing me on the radio, my old friend "Joanie" sent me an email that took me back to the dark corners of my life.

Recorded August 18, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Love and Suicide" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 22 minutes
File Size:  20.8 MB
Rated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)

Love + Radio "With a Bullet"

MENTIONS: Podcasting, Eagle Rock, PRX, Storytelling, Suicide, Burbank, The Complex Hollywood

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Pennies From Heaven

I rant and rave in the rain, until I find my own Pennies From Heaven...

Recorded August 10, 2015 in the original writing room at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Pennies From Heaven" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

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Running Time: 23 minutes
File Size:  21.4 MB