Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cush, Bird and Paul

I reflect on Cush's return to podcasting and his connection to friends and musicians from my past.

Recorded March 30, 2016 on the third floor observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Things I say" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 9:41
File Size: 9.4 MB
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: John Wayne, Tom Mix, Cowboy, CushThings I say, Dan Klass, Paul Plagens, Gluey Brothers, Pennies From Heaven, Topanga Canyon, Greta, The Beatles

Sunday, March 13, 2016

94 Candles for Kerouac

A humble celebration of Jack Kerouac's enduring legacy on his 94th birthday.

Recorded March 12, 2016 on the third floor observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Jack's 94th" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.

Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

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Running Time: 17:27
File Size: 16.5
Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

MENTIONS: Jack KerouacDTLA, Subterranean KerouacVanity of Duluoz, Petros Papadakis, Spontaneous ProseZane Grey, 20th Century, Joseph Dougherty, Handwritten Theatre, Welcome to Night Vale, Film Noir, L.A. Confidential, James Ellroy, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell HammettBeat Generation, "Joan Anderson Letter", Neal Cassidy, Denver, Al Matthews, Venice, Gas House, Drum Circle, Rock and Roll, BeatlesBob Dylan, The Eagles

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The Dead Zone of Politics

The crazy primary campaigns ignite my rambling search for political truth inside the movies. 

Recorded March 2, 2016 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate with my Marantz PMD670. "Dead Zone Google" shot on my old ass iPhone G3.


Running Time: 14:50 / File Size: 14.1 MB  / Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)


Monday, February 15, 2016

Sweet Comic Valentine

I sift and riff through the melancholy of the Ghosts of Valentine's Day Past...

Recorded February 14, 2016 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate with my Marantz PMD670. "Funny Valentine Palms" shot on my old ass iPhone G3.



Running Time: 12:52 / File Size: 12.2 MB  / Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)



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)