Infographics? …meh

Our short-attention-span culture (and getting shorter), loves the infographic.  An easy-to-digest all-around summary of a particular topic in an eye-catching presentation. I’m not saying the info is usually wrong, it’s just too simplified.  In other words,...

Vetted Vetters Vetting

Is it a veteran…a veterinarian…or a person who vets?  And what exactly is the process of vetting? Here’s what Webster says: “…to evaluate for possible approval or acceptance.” That’s plain vanilla.  There’s no mention of...

Why I Love VO Conferences

Voice Over Atlanta launches Thursday.  It’s turned into one of the more encompassing of the many VO conventions that have sprouted-up over the years.  The last I heard, upwards of 500 will be attending in one capacity or another.  That’s awesome, and shows...

Are You a PROFESSIONAL Voice Actor?

Maybe you don’t even care if you rise to the moniker of “professional” as long as the paychecks keep coming.  The cynic in me says career professionals are a vanishing breed or just achieve that echelon through sheer chutzpah and persistence .   But...

Ethics in Voice Acting

Ethics?  Really?  I just need VO jobs! OK, I hear ya, but believe it or not it’s all tied in together, and it’s also best described in the context of community. Next week at VoiceOver Atlanta, J Michael Collins is moderating a panel on this very topic.  As...