Sunday, June 28, 2009

Memoir of the Queen - June Foray

It looks like we'll soon be able to read the memories of June Foray, the undisputed Queen of Cartoons. According to Mark Evanier's blog, News From Me, the autobiography goes to press this week. With help from Evanier and noted animation historian, Earl Kress, Foray's book promises to be a blockbuster for the voice acting community. Foray will be signing her book at the upcoming Comic-Con International in San Diego where it has been rumored she'll be on a panel with her old friend, the legendary Stan Freberg.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

The Genus of Daws Butler

I find myself thinking about Daws Butler a great deal these days. Here's what people who knew him personally had to say about the voice acting innovator.

Talking about Daws Butler, Part 1

Talking about Daws Butler, Part 2

How To Talk Like Pinky & The Brain

The legendary Rob Paulsen, and phenominal Maurice LaMarche, met at Starbucks in Burbank to have a cup of coffee. One thing led to another and . . .

Maurice LaMarche & Rob Paulsen Riffing on Pinky and the Brain