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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


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Verge of the Dude: James Marshall's Slacker Doppelganger

9/10/2017
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I left you a message about the time I saw "A Few Good Men" in Santa Monica and people thought I was James Marshall from Twin Peaks. Recorded September 8, 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/CHARACTERS): D.J. Bonebrake, David Lynch, Laura Palmer, Jack Nicholson, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Marshall, James Hurley, (PLACES): The Desert, Third...

Verge of the Dude: A Storytelling Jam

6/30/2017
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Hey Dude - I riff and ramble about the new storytelling workshop I'm doing at the Altadena Library. Recorded June 28, 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/BANDS): Zane Grey, Comedians, John Doe, X (the Band), Charles Bukowski, Tom Waits, Exene Cervenka (PLACES): Burbank, Altadena Library, Scotland, Baltimore, Venice, North Hollywood (THINGS): Storytelling Jam,...

LA Podcasters Hall of Fame

5/6/2017
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A rambling riff on Dan Klass and Elsie Escobar, the two "original" LA Podcasters inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame. Recorded May 5, 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/PODCASTERS): Dan Klass, Brian Ibbott, Grant Baciocco, Keith Malley, Michael Geoghegan, Tim Bourquin, Emile Bourquin, Trump, Elsie Escobar, Cush, Gary Leland, David Blaine, Houdini, Rob...

Verge of the Dude: Podcasting Blues on Thanksgiving

4/13/2017
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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. AUDIO LINK (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...

Spirit on Saint Patrick's Day

3/18/2017
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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. AUDIO LINK (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...

Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson

3/7/2017
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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. AUDIO LINK (PEOPLE/BANDS): Louie Anderson, Laurie Anderson, Terry Gross, Zach Galifianakis, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol, Dennis Miller, Leonard Cohen, Kittens for Christian,...

Crashing into Judd Apatow

2/20/2017
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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. AUDIO LINK 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...

Remembering Mary Tyler Moore

2/9/2017
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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. AUDIO LINK Running Time: 14:05 File Size: 13.5 Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas) MENTIONS: The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, 1970s, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, The Bob Newhart Show, The 210 Foothill Freeway, Sunland, KPCC,...

Obama's Medals and Trump's Hair

11/28/2016
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A rambling defense of Obama's pop culture choices for the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recorded November 27, 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: 9:13 File Size: 9.3 MB Rated: R (Salty Language and Ideas) MENTIONS: Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run (Book), Vin Scully, Dodgers, Obama, Trump, Red MAGA Hats, LeBron James, Hipster, Square, Robert De Niro, Tom...

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,...
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