Voiceover Extended Warrranty

  There is no such thing. Don’t you think the money-grabbing insurance companies would’ve figured out a way to sell you such a thing if they could? Abbo-lutely!!! No… “Extended Warranty” is just one of those culturally-iconic...

Automated Voice Acting?

‘Not sure why this subject fascinates me so.  Maybe it’s a natural survival instinct. Back in 2009, I wrote a couple of blogs about artificial intelligence synthetic voices, and the threat it could pose to the voice acting profession. ...

Why You Flunked That Audition

It’s not you. You did everything right — or as right as you could, given your experience, coaching, equipment, interpretation and commitment. Your audition met the specs just about perfectly. But… The TRUE reason you didn’t win that audition...

Two Rare & Quirky, But Useful Tools

The world is full of text-to-speech devices.  Kindle broke ground on that commercially, and software to turn your written content into a pithy robotic voice is a dime-a-dozen. But what if you wanna go the other direction?  Well, now. ...

Wednesday: What a day!

…and not just because the Astro’s won their first World Series.  I didn’t have a dog in the hunt on that.  (the Cardinals weren’t in it…so who cares?) But the 1st-ever 7th World Series game in Dodger stadium was pretty...