Hey Dude, I finally listened to S-Town as inspiration for my epic L.A. noir-style family history podcast. I also compare and contrast my rejection letters from American Public Media and This American Life.
CHARACTERS: "Tricky Dick" Nixon, "Wild Bill" Clinton, Red Tie Dude, Bertolt Brecht, Mickey Cohen, Howard Hughes, D.J. Bonebrake, Lenny Bruce, Ira Glass, Julie Snyder, Dan Klass
PODCASTS: Slow Burn, Serial, To Live and Die in L.A., Dirty John
LOCATIONS: Rose Bowl, Los Angeles, West Coast, Altadena Library
FILMS: Godfather II, L.A. Confidential, Citizen Kane
SONGS: Tangled Up in Blue, United States of Whatever
STUFF: fireworks, audio novel, Joan Anderson Letter, FBI, Red Scare, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, Beat Generation, analog, it
SOUNDS: birds, cars, fly, dogs, chickens, airplane, wind, palm trees
GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal
PHOTO: "Zane's Spring Palms and Birdbath" shot on my iPhone5
RECORDED: May 27, 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.