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Storyteller Lance Anderson lives somewhere between the verge of success and the bohemian fringe of Hollywood. This is his story...

Storyteller Lance Anderson lives somewhere between the verge of success and the bohemian fringe of Hollywood. This is his story...
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Hollywood, CA

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Storyteller Lance Anderson lives somewhere between the verge of success and the bohemian fringe of Hollywood. This is his story...

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@VergeFringe

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English


Episodes

Verge of a Podcast Studio

8/26/2016
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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. AUDIO LINK 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

Bukowski, Revisited

4/26/2016
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I explore my deep connections toCharles Bukowskiand how they intersect with John Doe and PetrosPapadakis.Recorded April 25, 2016 in my pop-up studio in the original writing room of theZane GreyEstate in beautifulAltadena, California. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 32:51File Size: 30.6 MBRated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)John Doe's new album The Westerner and new book Under The Big Black SunMENTIONS: Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, Los Angeles, X,...

94 Candles for Kerouac

3/13/2016
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A humble celebration of Jack Kerouac's enduring legacy on his 94th birthday.Recorded March 12, 2016 on the third floor observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670."Jack's 94th"shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 17:27File Size: 16.5Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)MENTIONS:Jack Kerouac,DTLA, Subterranean Kerouac,Vanity of Duluoz, Petros Papadakis, Spontaneous Prose,Zane Grey, 20th Century, Joseph...

The Dead Zone of Politics

3/3/2016
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The crazy primary campaigns ignite my rambling search for political truth inside the movies.Recorded March 2, 2016 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate with my Marantz PMD670. "Dead Zone Google" shot on my old ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 14:50 / File Size: 14.1 MB / Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, All The President's Men, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, The Candidate, Election, Reese Witherspoon, Ferris Bueller,...

Sweet Comic Valentine

2/15/2016
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I sift and riff through themelancholy of the Ghosts of Valentine's Day Past...Recorded February 14, 2016 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate with my Marantz PMD670. "Funny Valentine Palms" shot on my old ass iPhone G3."My Funny Valentine" byRichard RodgersandLorenz Hart AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 12:52 / File Size: 12.2 MB / Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas)

Verge of the Dude: Here Comes The Sun

2/1/2016
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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 theZane GreyEstate with my Marantz PMD670. "Here Come The Sun" shot on my old ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 6:38 / File Size: 6.5 MB / Rated: R (Salty Language)

Subterranean Year in Review

1/1/2016
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"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 theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Beat Christmas" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 15 minutesFile Size: 14.5 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: San Gabriel Valley, DTLA, Rose Bowl, Rose Parade, 2015, Oprah, Weight Watchers, Gold Rush Country, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe,...

The Wiki Geeks Strike Back

11/3/2015
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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 theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Internet Famous" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 19 minutes File Size: 17.8 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: Wikipedia, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), LA Podcasters, Adam Curry, Leo Laporte, History of Podcasting

A Complete Unknown

9/25/2015
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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 theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Endless Summer" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3."Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan AUDIO LINK Running Time: 26 minutesFile Size: 24.2 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: Lance Anderson (wiki), LA Podcasters, Dan Klass, NBC LA, The...

Naked Memories of Harbin Hot Springs

9/16/2015
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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 theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Harbin Hot Springs Googled" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 43 minutes File Size: 39.8 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: San Francisco, Sonoma County, Lake County, Middletown, Napa County, Calistoga, Cotati, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, The Blues Brothers (Film)

The Beach Boys with "Coach X"

9/12/2015
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I talk about the time I went to see The Beach Boys at the Universal Amphitheatre with my junior high P.E. teacher, "Coach X."Recorded August 30, 2015 in the original writing room at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Beach Boys Googled" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 18:01 File Size: 17 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: The Valley Improv, Walter Reed Junior High, D.j. Bonebrake, The Blues Brothers, Eddie Murphy, Jay Leno, Bobcat Goldthwait,...

A Reluctant Defense of Adam Curry

9/4/2015
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Nobody who knows me would call me a fan of Adam Curry, but I still need to defend his cultural legacy.Recorded September 3, 2015 in the original writing room at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "The Podfather" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 22:26 File Size: 21.2 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)MENTIONS: Petros and Money, Matt "Money" Smith, Podcasting, Marc Maron, Adam Carolla, North Hollywood High, Dan Klass, Leo Laporte, LA Podcasters, Podshow,...

Trump's Hair

8/26/2015
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The only thing that can defeat Donald Trump is a sudden gust of wind.Recorded August 25, 2015 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Trump's Hair" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 17 minutesFile Size: 16.2 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)Rob and Slim interview (1:27:30 mark)MENTIONS: TnB Podcast, New Yorker, Coast to Coast, KFI, Wake-up Call with Gary Hoffmann,Mr. Wolters

Love + Suicide

8/20/2015
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After hearing me on the radio, my old friend "Joanie" sent me an email that took me back to the dark corners of my life.Recorded August 18, 2015 in the original writing room at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Love and Suicide" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 22 minutesFile Size: 20.8 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)Love + Radio "With a Bullet" MENTIONS: Podcasting, Eagle Rock, PRX, Storytelling, Suicide, Burbank, The Complex Hollywood

Pennies From Heaven

8/11/2015
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I rant and rave in the rain, until I find my own Pennies From Heaven...Recorded August 10, 2015 in the original writing room at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD670. "Pennies From Heaven" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 23 minutesFile Size: 21.4 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)Greta's cover of "Pennies From Heaven" (music by Arthur Johnston and words by Johnny Burke)MENTIONS: Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run, Muscular Dystrophy, Radio, North Hollywood...

Busy Being Born

7/19/2015
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Another 'get off my lawn' rant ramble about trying to find cool podcasts.Recorded July 18, 2015 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Busy Being Born" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 18 minutesFile Size: 17.1 MBRated: R (Adult Language and Ideas)Mentions: Los Angeles, Altadena, Bob Dylan, Art, Poetry, Podcasting, Facebook, Comatose, This American Life, Me and the Geek, Sounds Like an Earful

Billy Zoom and the Blue Spark

7/10/2015
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A podcast inspired by X guitarist Billy Zoom's heroic battle against cancer and getting a little help from his friends.gofundme: Help Billy Zoom Kick Cancers ButtRecorded July 9, 2015 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Billy Zoom" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.AUDIO LINK Running Time: 15 minutesFile Size: 13.7 MBRated: RMentions: Los Angeles, Altadena, Orange County, Observatory OC, Petros and Money, Dodgers, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan,...

The Original Eastside Podcaster

6/22/2015
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WTF? 10 years before Marc Maron interviewed President Obama in his garage, I was the lone Eastside podcaster...AUDIO LINKRecorded June 20, 2015 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using my Marantz PMD620. "Marc and Barry" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.Running Time: 8:09File Size: 8 MBRated: RMentions: Glassel Park, Highland Park, Eagle Rock, Adam Curry, Podshow, George W. Bush

Dreaming of Levon

6/1/2015
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A vivid dream with the legendary Levon Helm, reminds me of dreams of long lost friends...AUDIO LINKRecorded May 30, 2015 on the observation deck at theZane GreyEstate, using a Marantz PMD620. "Notes for Levon" shot on my old-ass iPhone G3.Quote and "When I Paint My Masterpiece" by Bob DylanRunning Time: 17:29File Size: 16.4 MBRated: RMENTIONS:X,The Band, The Big Lebowski, The Eagles, Don Henley, T Bone Burnett, Bruce Springsteen

Verge of the Dude: Second Greatest North Hollywood Husky

4/27/2015
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Dude - I'm forced to set the record straight that John Williams is still the greatest North Hollywood Husky.Recorded April 26, 2015 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate. "Husky For Life" shot by Dinky Bonebrake.AUDIO LINKRunning Time: 18:28 / File Size: 17.1 / Rated: R (Salty Language)MENTIONS: North Hollywood High School,D.j. Bonebrake, John Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., William H. Macy, James Woods,Ringo Starr, The Beatles, Lou Reed,Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, George Lucas,...

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