Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Humboldt Daze


Hey Dude, a winter storm in Los Angeles and the documentary Murder Mountain remind me of our "daze" up at Humboldt State, the Minor Theatre and ice cold Sierra Nevada on tap.

PEOPLE: The Dude

PLACES: Humboldt, Alderpoint, Los Angeles, Arcata, Minor Theatre, Sonoma State

THINGS: answering machine, Netflix, Hulu, True Crime, Serial, Podcasting, Murder Mountain, Victorian house, novel

SOUNDS: chainsaw, crows

RECORDED: January 16, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California

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

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Shaggy George Clooney Story (Revisited)


A hopelessly out of date story, where I recall my old NoHo Arts District days, mostly spent with a rebound girlfriend, and our brush with George Clooney. In the end, she was right and I'm the fool.

[BONUS EPISODE: Recovered from the Verge of the Fringe storage unit.] Recorded January 4, 2014 on the third floor balcony of theZane Grey Estate with the Marantz PMD620. "Paty's Google" with my iPhone

21:06 / 20 MB Rated: R (Mature Language, Themes and Ideas).

Please be advised: Not for all tastes.

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Shout-outs and Secrets


Hey Dude, I give love to the podcasters who prop up this one man band of a podcast. Also I share a secret link to a "quickie" story about my first girlfriend.

SHOUT-OUTS: Evo Terra, Grant Baciocco, Elsie Escobar, Scary Stories Podcast, Beyond and Back Podcast, Libsyn, New York Said, Fears and Desires, Colin (Do Tell Ray), "What Waffles"

SECRETS: Love + Radio, "Christy Canyon"

MENTIONS: Podcast Hall of Fame, Canva, LA Podcasters, She Podcasts, Allison Anders, Larry David, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Stormy Daniels, MySpace, method acting, Ray Oldhafer, Sierra Nevada

SECRET LINK: "No, I Didn't Even Kiss Her" (Quickie Edition)

RECORDED: January 8, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California

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

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Desperately Seeking Five Star Reviews


Hey Dude, I bad trip on podcasters who ask for five star reviews, and smile every time I see a listener from a new country.

PEOPLE/MUSICIANS: Santa Claus, Matt Lazarus, Robbie Rist, Lisa Orkin, George Strombo

PLACES: USA, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, New Zealand, Canada, Pakistan, India, South America, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Africa, Namibia, Lebanon, South Korea

THINGS: Instagram, palm trees, YMCA, Libsyn, Dirty John, smiley faces, California Conservation Corps, musicians

RECORDED: January 4, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California

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

Sunday, December 30, 2018

House of Prine



Hey Dude, on Christmas Day, John Prine helped to mend my broken heart in the House of Strombo, in front of Gordon Lightfoot.

PEOPLE/MUSICIANS: George Strombo, Bruce Springsteen,

PLACES: Burbank, Brooklyn, Toronto, Canada, Millard Canyon Falls, Christmas Tree Lane, Yosemite

THINGS: podcast, palm trees, Gen X, Hipster, MTV Unplugged, VH1 Storytellers, storytelling, Podcast Business Journal, The Missing Years

RECORDED: December 29, 2018 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California

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

Saturday, December 22, 2018

The Mystical Magic of Musicians


Hey Dude, I was suffering from the Christmas Time Podcasting Blues, until I was visited by the uplifting spirits of three wise musicians: my old pal Matt Lazarus, John Doe and the mystical Michael Des Barres

PEOPLE/MUSICIANS: Bruce Springsteen, The Gluey Brothers, Thom Zimny, Krissy Tee, Robbie Rist, Trump, Nils Lofgren, The Three Stooges, Detective, Led Zeppelin, Pamela Des Barres, The Mistakes, X

PLACES: Broadway, Humboldt State, Arcata, Venice, Los Angeles, California Bohemian Leather Workshop, Redwood Bar, The Valley, Northern California

THINGS: Winter Solstice, Springsteen on Broadway, magicians, podcast, musicians, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, shaman, safety razor,Backstreet Magazine, SiriusXM, Under the Big Black Sun (Book), Punk Rock, palm trees, MacGyver, roadie

RECORDED: December 21, 2018 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California

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

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Ballad of Bruce on Broadway

Hey Dude, I watched Springsteen on Broadway on Netflix and I was totally blown away. The greatest one man show on Earth.

MENTIONS: Elvis, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Billy Joel, Robbie Rist, John Doe, X, Spalding Gray

Monday, December 03, 2018

Visions of Jack and Petros (Revisited)


Sitting alone on top of a mountain, I muse about the Jack Kerouac connections between me and my "friend" Petros Papadakis...

{Recovered from the Verge of the Fringe storage unit.] Recorded April 25, 2014 at Eagle's Roost in the Angeles National Forest with the Marantz PMD620. (Bootleg audio rerecorded on the Marantz.) "Eagle's Roost" shot with my iPhone.

22:10 / 20.6 MB Rated: R (Mature Language, Themes and Ideas).

Please be advised: Not for all tastes.


Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Trump, Turkey and Tulsi Tea

Hey Dude, on Thanksgiving I watched The Ballad of Buster Scruggs at Zane's, then ate a bountiful feast with Marisol's family before drinking tulsi tea and having a vivid dream about raving at Trump.

Recorded November 28, 2018 on the observation deck of the Zane Grey Estate. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Podcasting Blues on Thanksgiving (Revisited)

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

[Bonus Episode: Recovered from the Verge of the Fringe storage unit] 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.

AUDIO LINK

(PEOPLE): Dan KlassGary LelandGrant Baciocco,
(PLACES): Las VegasOrange County
(THINGS): ThanksgivingFacebookPodcastingWikipedia, The Bitterest PillPodcasting/Wikipedia StoryPodcasting Hall of FamePodcast PicklePodcast MovementLA PodcastersThe 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)