Monthly Archives: December 2012
the death of ruth tuckThe Death of Ruth Tuck is a radio docu-drama about what happens after somebody dies–to the body and to the family, how our culture deals with death. Ruth and her family are fictional, portrayed by actors, … Continue reading
I had a Bolex and I asked Rick Wyatt (climbing guide to presidents and kings) if he’d mind climbing something so I could film it. This is the waterfall in Provo Canyon, circa 1984. Music by Peecola Shah.
sw_amb A sample from my collection of shortwave ambience.
bowden_imagine2 Charles Bowden reading a passage from “Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America.”
Photo by Trent Harris rubined This is a radio story I produced in 1991 about “Rubin and Ed” by Trent Harris. I saw the premier in Salt Lake City. The story builds to a one-line climax, and I just about … Continue reading
Footage from the Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library, Williamson reels thdl.org Music by U2-Beautiful Day
It was the winter of 1991 and we were bombing the shit out of Iraq. The news showed fighter jets and bombers taking off, one after another and another. I was upset about the war, upset about a lot of … Continue reading
A radio story produced with money from the CPB and the NEA, circa 1986, one of a four-part series called “Man with a Microphone.” In this episode I was trying to follow Bill Owen’s photo-essay “Suburbia.” the neighborhood
Carolyn Campbell wrote the original print story on Harmston and his church for The Salt Lake City Weekly, I believe in 1996. I never would have been able to talk to Harmston and the members of his church without Carolyn’s … Continue reading
Interstate 10, Texas, 1983.