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...

Yes, You Can….But SHOULD You?

The directions say it right there: “…young, hip, urban sounding male with attitude.  No announcery.  Casual & conversational, like you’re talking to friends on the street…” Let’s say for the sake of my example, that...

“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...

No Shortage of Advice

Are you groaning from the weight of it yet? The TON of knowledge, help, counsel, information, opinion, tips, guides and advice coming from EVERY direction? Thanks, internet. Thanks for giving us more than we can handle.  Now we don’t know which way to turn....