Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Robbie Rist Talks About The Biggest Myth Of Voice Over

Here are some voice over tips by actor Robbie Rist. Robbie talks about the biggest myth of being a voice over artist. http://www.ExploreTalent.com He has voice over credits for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films, television, radio and video games as well.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Continuing Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" series

Here are several interviews including multiple ones of Robert Jordan, and his widow and editor Harriet McDougal and bestselling author Brandon Sanderson who speak about how McDougal selected Sanderson to complete the "Wheel of Time" series and how Sanderson first examined the final notes and material left by Jordan. These notes and material have now become "The Gathering Storm," "Towers of Midnight," and "A Memory of Light."

The Gathering Storm goes on sale October 27, 2009.

Robert Jordan interview (March, 2003) - Fast Forward - Book 10 - Part I

Robert Jordan interview (March, 2003) - Fast Forward - Book 10 - Part II

Robert Jordan interview (December, 2005) - Fast Forward - Book 11 - Part I

Robert Jordan interview (December, 2005) - Fast Forward - Book 11 - Part II

Interview with Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson

Team Jordan on "The Gathering Storm" (Wheel of Time Bk 12)

Leigh Butler shares her experiences with the Wheel of Time community.

Interview with Brandon Sanderson

Celebrating The Wheel of Time - Reduxe

Friday, October 23, 2009

Bob "Porky Pig" Bergen on Demos

Bob Bergen guides you on "Preparing to Record a Commercial Voice Over Demo". Bob talks about how to choose material, the importance of variety, and promoting your commercial voice over demo once it has been produced.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Annette Turns 67

Today is Annette Funicello's 67th birthday and while I don't know here current state of health I want to send good thoughts her way.

"Lonely Guitar"

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Bob "Porky Pig" Bergen Sings "New York, New York"

I am not certain if Leah Ann Civoli or Patrick Sweeney shot this at VoiceLympics 2009, but here is Bob Bergen, the voice of "Porky Pig" singing "New York, New York."

Real or Fake: Answering Machine Message for Maroochydore High School in Queensland, Australia

The following is purported to be an answering machine message on the phone system at Maroochydore High School in Queensland, Australia. Real or fake, it certainly speaks to issues schools, parents, and students need to face.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Bob Bergen Takes His Act On The Road, Again!

Bob Bergen is taking his one-pig, er . . . his one-MAN-show, "So, Here's The Deal" to Chicago where he'll be performing at "IO Theaters Del Close Theater" on October 2nd. It's the tender story of how a nice Jewish kid from Cincinnati moves to Hollywood and becomes the worlds most famous stuttering pig (among other characters.)

I now seen three versions of Bob's show and found it hilarious. He's honed and expanded the show each time. Ask him how the captain of the Norwegian Pearl became part of his show on Deb Munro's VoiceLympic Cruise. For a taste of Bob as Porky Pig, Tweety Pie, Sylvester Jr. and others, watch the trailer: