Crossroads

Wanna know why yesterday’s announcement involving VoiceBank felt so horrible? Betrayal. We’re all hard working freelance voice actors who expect the world to treat us fairly in return for our trust in the system. And then cutthroat capitalism got in the...

“Conversational” is the new Announcery

The gig was mine, and the directions were clear:  “professional, educated, confident”. One day later, the client wanted to know, though, if it could be a bit more “conversational”. For the 5,000th time this year, I took a big, frustrated...

Fool Me Once…

You’d think after suffering a public relations disaster following Graeme Spicer’s pointed interview in November of 2015, VDC’s David Ciccarelli would’ve let the professionals handle his company’s “spin”.  You might also...

Voice Actors: Tired of Playing Second Fiddle?

OK, maybe I’m dating myself, but I’m starting to feel like the late/great Rodney Dangerfield these days: “I DON’T GET NO RESPECT!!!” But not just me…the entire profession of voice acting! I mean, let’s look at it by the...