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Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Brian Jude Show Ep. 59: The Overnight Walk 2011 – NYC (6/5/11)

1:05:12 – After several months of promoting this event, listen along as my friends Kati, Lynda, Tammy and I – and about 2,000 others – walk for 18 miles from Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn, up the Brooklyn Promenade, over the Brooklyn Bridge, past Ground Zero, around the tip of Manhattan, through Battery Park City, up the Hudson River, over to Sixth Avenue, down Broadway, then back over the Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza as we raise both money and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! Discussion topics include Mariel Hemingway in the Opening Ceremony, Kati’s brother Michael and my step-brother Allan, my grandfather’s death and what it still means to me today, the recent passing of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, is suicide ever justified, suicide and older men, Blue Marble Ice Cream, the film The Jonestown Defense, talking with a man whose 22 year old son took his life in February, I left stuff in the car, The Freedom Tower and the 9/11 Memorial, passing by the mile markers and questioning the accuracy of their placement, the Staten Island Ferry, I used to work at 17 State Street with Frank Nora’s sister-in-Law Carrie Ann Carol, the film Keeping the Faith, midnight snack at Pier 96, promoting the film In Montauk by Kim Cummings and the band HOT BREAKFAST featuring Jill Knapp and Matt Casarino, talking to street people, caffeine makes you dehydrated, reading the list of names of those who have sponsored my walk, luminarias, closing ceremony.

MAKE A DONATION FOR THE OUT OF THE DARKNESS OVERNIGHT WALK AT: Click the “Donate Now” button and do a search for Tammy O’Brien – she can use the help. Thanks!

Theme music: “The Chasing Game” by Friday’s Child.

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Attribution: by Brian Jude รขโ‚ฌโ€œ more info at
Released June 2011 on The Overnightscape Underground (, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.
posted by brian at 7:29 pm filed in Brian,Jun11  


  1. Congratulations on a successful walk, and thanks (as always) for the plug! Hearing our name yelled over the streets of the Big Apple made my night. Wheeeee! HOT BREAKFAST!!

    Comment by Jill-o — June 5, 2011 @ 9:07 pm


    Comment by brian — June 6, 2011 @ 3:35 am

  3. Thank you sooo much!! This was an awesome, rare insight to what I really needed to hear! So Amazing!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by Carrie Michel — October 12, 2011 @ 7:31 pm

  4. Wow, Carrie! Glad it could help! You’re very welcome!

    And thank you for those wonderful words on the ONS Central the other night! That was what *I* needed to hear! ;^)

    Comment by Brian Jude — October 12, 2011 @ 7:38 pm

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