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)