Hey Dude, a trip to Palm Springs takes me back to the summer of 1999 when I learned I had cancer on the same day The Phantom Menace was released. Also a cool online interaction with John Lurie ties the call together.
CHARACTERS: Doctor Dolittle, Garry Paskwietz, Lance Armstrong, John Lurie
LOCATIONS: Palm Springs, La Quinta, Blaze Pizza, Vista Theater, Los Feliz
FILM/TV/MUSIC: The Road Runner, Risky Business, Star Wars, The Phantom Menace, Lounge Lizards, Down by Law, Stranger Than Paradise, Fishing with John
STUFF: roadrunner, locust, Ray-Bans, Sanuk film-flops, Dodgers, Vanity Fair, St. Christopher charm, Tour de France
SOUNDS: birds, dogs, woodpecker
GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal
PHOTO: "Secret Patio" shot on Marisol's iPhone5s
RECORDED: June 25, 2019 on the observation deck at the Zane Grey Estate in Altadena, California
DISCLAIMER/WARNING: Proudly presented rough, raw and ragged. Seasoned with salty language and ideas. Not for most people's taste. Please be advised.