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Patrick O'Grady was bad enough with pen and ink, and even worse with a keyboard. Now he has a microphone. God help us all.
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Now displaying: October, 2018

Radio Free Dogpatch is an occasional side project from columnist and cartoonist Patrick O'Grady, a contributor to Adventure Cyclist
and Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Oct 26, 2018

After reading a New Yorker essay about aging, complacency and a risk-management program gone all pear-shaped, Patrick O'Grady recalls a few painful damage-control miscues of his own, and argues that an overabundance of caution can be as perilous as throwing it to the wind.

Recorded with an Audio-Technica ATR2100 USB microphone and a Zoom H5 Handy Recorder. Edited in Apple's GarageBand. Sound effects from Freesound. Blues loop from fredsonic at Freesound.

Read the essay by Daniel J. Levitin at The New Yorker.

Oct 19, 2018

Patrick O'Grady used to hate running, and some days he still does. But it helps keep his inner fat bastard too winded to scream for seconds from the dessert cart.

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