Friday, June 30, 2017

Verge of the Dude: A Storytelling Jam

Hey Dude - I riff and ramble about the new storytelling workshop I'm doing at the Altadena Library.

Recorded June 28, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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(PEOPLE/BANDS): Zane Grey, Comedians, John Doe, X (the Band), Charles Bukowski, Tom Waits, Exene Cervenka

(PLACES): Burbank, Altadena Library, Scotland, Baltimore, Venice, North Hollywood

(THINGS): Storytelling Jam, Storytelling, Music, Beyond Baroque, Bohemian, Poem

Running Time: 17:18
File Size:  16.4 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Storytelling Jam Go West" shot on my "new" iPhone 5.

Warning: "Verge of the Fringe where Lance Anderson tells anecdotes with stunning fragmented and cluttered feeling." ~ Hanna Fahl of Dagens Nyheters (Google translation of Sweden's daily newspaper)

Saturday, May 06, 2017

LA Podcasters Hall of Fame

A rambling riff on Dan Klass and Elsie Escobar, the two "original" LA Podcasters inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame.

Recorded May 5, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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(PEOPLE/PODCASTERS): Dan Klass, Brian Ibbott,  Grant Baciocco, Keith Malley, Michael Geoghegan, Tim Bourquin, Emile Bourquin, Trump, Elsie Escobar, CushGary Leland, David Blaine, Houdini, Rob Walsh, Larry King, George Noory, Charlie Rose, Charles Foster, William Randolph, Mark Hunter

(PLACES): Los Angeles CountyOrange County, United Kingdom, Glassell Park, Eagle Rock, Hollywood, University of Cambridge, HBO Workspace, Brewery Art Complex, Barbara's 

(THINGS): PodcastingWikipedia, The Bitterest PillPodcasting Hall of FamePodcast PicklePodcast MovementLA PodcastersThe Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd, The Podcast Brief, Coverville, Keith and the Girl, Podcast Alley, Podcast Expo, Orange County Podcasters, Disney, Hollywood Podcast, Women in PodcastingPodcast Pickle, Academy of Podcasters, Podcast 411, Podcast User Magazine (PUM), Citizen Kane, Tartan Podcast, Lance Anderson Podcast Experiment

Running Time: 33:45
File Size: 31 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Dan and Elsie" shot on my "new" iPhone 5.

Warning: "Verge of the Fringe where Lance Anderson tells anecdotes with stunning fragmented and cluttered feeling." ~ Hanna Fahl of Dagens Nyheters (Google translation of Sweden's daily newspaper)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Verge of the Dude: Podcasting Blues on Thanksgiving

Hey Dude - A Facebook thread about podcasters on wikipedia sent me into a downward spiral last Thanksgiving.

Recorded April 11, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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(PEOPLE): Dan Klass, Gary Leland, Grant Baciocco,
(PLACES): Las Vegas, Orange County
(THINGS): Thanksgiving, Facebook, Podcasting, Wikipedia, The Bitterest Pill, Podcasting/Wikipedia Story, Podcasting Hall of Fame, Podcast Pickle, Podcast Movement, LA Podcasters, The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd

Running Time: 12:20
File Size: 11.8 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Yellow Flowers on the Palm" shot on my "vintage" iPhone 3G.

Warning: "Verge of the Fringe where Lance Anderson tells anecdotes with stunning fragmented and cluttered feeling." ~ Hanna Fahl of Dagens Nyheters (Google translation of Sweden's daily newspaper)

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Spirit on Saint Patrick's Day

Family lore about the time a ghostly image of my mother materialized on Saint Patrick's Day back in 2011.

Recorded March 17, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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(PEOPLE/BANDS): Bob Dylan
(PLACES): Descanso Gardens
(THINGS):  "Every Grain of Sand", Pabst Blue Ribbon

Running Time: 9:06
File Size: 9.3 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Mom's Spirit on St. Patrick's Day" shot on my "vintage" iPhone 3G.

Warning: "Verge of the Fringe where Lance Anderson tells anecdotes with stunning fragmented and cluttered feeling." ~ Hanna Fahl of Dagens Nyheters (Google translation of Sweden's daily newspaper)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson

A rambling celebration of Laurie Anderson's donation of Lou Reed's archives to the New York Public Library.

Recorded March 3, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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(PEOPLE/BANDS):  Louie AndersonLaurie AndersonTerry GrossZach GalifianakisLou ReedBob DylanThe Rolling StonesThe Velvet UndergroundAndy WarholDennis MillerLeonard CohenKittens for ChristianJackson BrowneSpalding Gray,
(PLACES): Downtown Los AngelesNew York CityNew York Public LibraryWiltern Theater
(THINGS):  Stand-up ComedyBasketsArtStorytellingFresh AirLou Reed's ArchivesRock 'n' Roll, New York (Album)Rock 'n' Roll Hall of FamePerformance Artist

Running Time: 22:01
File Size: 20.7 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Lou and Laurie Googled" shot on my "vintage" iPhone 3G.

Warning: "Verge of the Fringe where Lance Anderson tells anecdotes with stunning fragmented and cluttered feeling." ~ Hanna Fahl of Dagens Nyheters (Google translation of Sweden's daily newspaper)

Monday, February 20, 2017

Crashing into Judd Apatow

A brief encounter I had with Judd Apatow nearly 30 years ago, still haunts and inspires me.

Recorded February 18, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 31:02
File Size: 28.8 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)
Gear: Raw audio recorded on a Marantz PMD620. "Crashing Storm" shot on my "vintage" iPhone 3G.

MENTIONS:
(PEOPLE): Drew Carey, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Louie Anderson, Laurie AndersonWhoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Dan KlassJesse Thorn, Lena Dunham, Pete Holmes, Spalding Gray
(PLACES): The Improv, Arts District, Ventura Blvd., Sunset Blvd. Descanso Gardens, Pasadena City College, New York City
(THINGS): 1989Crashing, Comic Relief, Today Show, KNBC, KCET, BBC NewsFreaks and Geeks, Walk Hard, Bridesmaids, Girls, HBO, Podcasting, StorytellingKPCC, Off-Ramp, This American Life, TED Radio Hour, Bullseye

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Remembering Mary Tyler Moore

A rambling remembrance of Mary Tyler Moore on my late mother's 77th birthday.

Recorded February 8, 2017 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 14:05
File Size: 13.5
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)



Sunday, November 27, 2016

Obama's Medals and Trump's Hair

A rambling defense of Obama's pop culture choices for the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom

Recorded November 27, 2016 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 9:13
File Size: 9.3  MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Friday, August 26, 2016

Verge of a Podcast Studio

I take a trip though time to remember the podcast studios I've used since 2005 and peek into the future.

Recorded August 25, 2016 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate in beautiful Altadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 22:08 
File Size:  20.9 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: Dan Klass, Glassell Park, Brewery Art Colony, Altadena, California Bohemian Leather, Allan Block, Greenwich Village, Grant Baciocco