Monday, April 04, 2022

Radio Killed the Podcasting Star

Hey Dude, while listening to KPCC on the radio, I heard a mashup episode of Snap Judgement and Love + Radio, featuring Nick van der Kolk interviewing Glynn Washington. The whole thing made me trip on the blurred lines between podcasting and radio.

QUOTE: "I freakin' love radio."

CHARACTERS: Will Smith, Chris Rock, Nick van der Kolk, Glynn Washington, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Evo Terra,Tee Morris, Tim Coyne, Lightnin' Hopkins, Les Blank, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf

SETTINGS: Wawona, Ukraine, Altadena, Los Angeles, The Brewery Art Colony, Barbara's at the Brewery

PODCASTS/RADIO: Verge of the Fringe, Love + Radio, KPCC, Snap Judgement, Podcast Hall of Fame, Dawn and Drew, Keith and the Girl, Podcasting for Dummies, Podiobooks, Podcamp, Podcast Movement, National Public Radio, Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, SiriusXM

THINGS: Kombucha, Motion Picture Academy, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rough and Rowdy Ways, Every Grain of Sand, Blowin' in the Wind, Blues, Video Killed the Radio Star

SOUNDS: Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes footsteps, birds, jet, freeway, virgin cocktail, horn

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Wawona Podcast Studio" iPhone XS

RECORDED: April 2, 2022 from the "Wawona Lawn" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California

GEAR: Sony ICD PX370 digital voice recorder and Sony ECM CS3 "tie-clip" microphone.

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwreckedand host of Create Art Podcast)

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

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Kerouac 100, Anderson 17






Hey Dude, I riff about the relative indifference to Jack Kerouac's 100th birthday by the popular culture, and how my 17th anniversary in podcasting was politely ignored.

QUOTE: "He loves the word sad, I love the word sad."

AUDIO LINK

PEOPLE: Jack Kerouac, Truman Capote, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Doors, Patti Smith

PLACES: Altadena, Zane Grey Estate, Hollywood Burbank Airport, Broadway

THINGS: #Kerouac100, Health-Ade Kombucha, spontaneous prose, Interstate Highways, Route 66, Academy Awards, manual typewriter, Talk Nerdy to Me, Let It Go

SOUNDS: wind, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes jet, airplane, virgin cocktail, footsteps

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Here Comes the Sun" iPhone XS

RECORDED: March 15, 2022 from the "Wawona Lawn" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California

GEAR: Sony ICD PX370 digital voice recorder and Sony ECM CS3 "tie-clip" microphone.

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwreckedand host of Create Art Podcast)

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


Sunday, February 27, 2022

Shia LaBeouf and his So Called Mom





Hey Dude, two years ago I was in a mad dash to pack my stuff to move out of the Zane Grey Estate, when suddenly actor Shia LaBeouf was standing in the middle of my messy studio apartment.

AUDIO LINK

QUOTE: "That's one hell of a mom!"

PEOPLE: Dean Whitbread, Zane Grey, Shia LaBeouf

PLACES: Zane Grey Estate, Altadena, Burbank

THINGS: history of podcasting, artist, foyer, Nymphomaniac (film), embargoed, Ripley's,

SOUNDS: wind, footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Three Burbank Palms" iPhone XS

RECORDED: February 22, 2022 from the "Wawona Lawn" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California

GEAR: Sony ICD PX370 digital voice recorder and Sony ECM CS3 "tie-clip" microphone.

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwreckedand host of Create Art Podcast)

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









Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Joe Frank Experiment (Featuring Stan Hillas)

BONUS EPISODE: A few years ago, my late friend Stan Hillas and I were working on creating a piece about radio pioneer Joe Frank in a Joe Frank style. Set in the mid-90's, the story is about an old girlfriend, who along with her Julie Christie lookalike friend fantasized about meeting Joe Frank.

Music and sound design by Stan Hillas.

AUDIO LINK

PEOPLE: Joe Frank, Spalding Gray, Ray Bradbury, Julie Christie Laurie Anderson, O.J. Simpson, Dan Klass, Martin Scorsese

PLACES: The Wiltern, Glendale, New Orleans

THINGS: Fahrenheit 451, performance art, podcasting, witchcraft

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: Joe Frank Stan

RECORDED: 2018?

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwrecked and host of Create Art Podcast)

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