Livin’ the Dream

My Dog Ate My SAG Card 6

Recently we reached out to producer, director, mover, shaker & all around great guy Jim Kennelly, from LOTAS Productions (NYC) and Real Time Casting. We wanted to get the real scoop on Real Time Casting, and to find out if it was “just another” online casting site or perhaps something different and maybe even revolutionary.(…)

Boys Whose Voices We Have Crushes On: Bob Bergen 3

This weeks “voice crush” is none other than Bob Bergen, perhaps best known as the voice of Porky the Pig. However, around the voice over “water cooler”, Bob is regarded as one of the most generous folks in the business. Bob freely gives his expertise, insight & mentorship to budding voice actors on a regular(…)

Against the Odds 9

By Jennifer Knight I was recently interviewed by Lily Rothman of Time Magazine. She’s doing a story on women in voice over and wanted to know my thoughts about the movie, In A World, by the amazingly talented Lake Bell. Bell wrote, directed, and stars in this funny and engaging film, a win for any(…)

#FlavorOfTheWeek: Anna Parker Naples 4

Please give a warm welcome to this week’s Voxy Lady “Flavor 0f the Week”, Anna Parker Naples. Anna is an experienced & successful British voice artist who’s been rockin’ the mic since 2003. Anna has provided her versatile brand of young, upbeat and enthusiastic voiceovers for clients such as BBC Horizon, Aardman Animation, CBeebies and CiTV. Based just 35 minutes from Central(…)

A VO LEGEND OF AWESOMENESS 3

Legend tells of a legendary voice actor whose voice acting skills were the stuff of legend. Meet Mick. Mick has voiced hundreds of commercials & has lent his voice to a multitude of animated characters. One of his most recognizable and recent roles is that of Po in the Kung Fu Panda video games and(…)

Perceiving Possibility 7

I was chatting on the phone with Celia Siegel a few weeks ago & we were talking about perception when she happened to say the most unusual thing. She said, “I love traffic”. I’ll let you think about that for a minute. She went on the qualify her sentiment by saying, “When everybody’s cruising along at(…)

Give it away, Give it away, Give it away now. 11

During a recent trip to NYC, I did some shopping.  A lot of shopping. One of the things I picked up was a gem of a book called, It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be. I read most of it on the plane ride home & I’d like to(…)

Can I get a Shake with that Vocal Fry?

Can I get a Shake with that Vocal Fry? 3

I’m not really sure who Ke$ha is, but evidentially she’s one of the celebrity influences behind a budding linguistic trend. A recent study of young women in New York reveals that many are adopting a curious vocal pattern, called vocal fry, or glottalization, which is characterized by low creaky vibrations. Our friend and fellow voiceoverist,(…)