Category: Answers

An Easter Egg Hunt To Dye For (Get it? GET IT???)An Easter Egg Hunt To Dye For (Get it? GET IT???)


Candy, eggs and bunnies, oh my! Note: No! No!  Look at the KIDS!  Not the fat man, the KIDS!!! Addendum: Picture was taken with a wide-angle lens. Disclaimer: I had just eaten a bowling ball for lunch. Sidebar: The KIDS, dangit, the KIDS!!!!   Room to move…and hunt Most of my readers know that we […] ...

I’d like to introduce you to The Greatest Voiceover Artist Of All TimeI’d like to introduce you to The Greatest Voiceover Artist Of All Time


You may already know Him "Question mark made of puzzle pieces" by Horia Varlan is licensed under CC BY 2.0     I am envious, and I like it Look.  All blogs from The Voice Actor Blog are supposed to be a comical interlude to your week.  A refreshing break from the maddening norm of auditioning-marketing-recording-rinse-repeat.  Inspirational in nature.  […] ...

An Unbloggy Blogless Voiceover Blog full of Bloggy BlognessAn Unbloggy Blogless Voiceover Blog full of Bloggy Blogness


The Best of the Recent Rest  "BLOG IDEAS" by owenwbrown is licensed under CC BY 2.0     You know you're busy when... Ever have no time to blog, or do any other precious activity? Well. As it was my wife's and my 9th wedding anniversary this past week (do I hear a Beatles "Number Nine" coming on?)... ...and […] ...

Oh for the joy of Voiceovers and Delightful Explosions!Oh for the joy of Voiceovers and Delightful Explosions!


(Hats off to Brad Hyland for the title)   Percussion Concussion "'ACTION MOVIE' (The Explosion)" by Stephanie Hough is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0   We just moved.  Oh and by the way, we just moved closer to an air force base.  Oh and by the way, they have recently been doing routine testing by blowing things up repeatedly […] ...

More Cheese With Your Whine?More Cheese With Your Whine?


Ahhh, complaining… Music to My Ears "No Whining" by bepositivelyfit is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.   Woe to the Woe Is Me-ers Gotta love it.  Don’t you?  The whining.  The ineffable charm of a complainer.  The moans!  The irritating and life-sucking drain of a nitpicker flailing in misery!  Waaaaah waaaaaaah waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.  Ahhhh!  Music to my ears, and […] ...

Lojacking your BusinessLojacking your Business


Become your own NSA. Was Edward Snowden right? Maybe they ARE always watching?  Maybe there is someone watching you reading this right now, through your webcam?  Maybe they’re listening through your always plugged-in 416?  Maybe your Neumann is spying on you?  Got Nest cams?  Yep, eyes there too. There.  Feel better?  What a wonderful world […] ...

Deafen Them With SilenceDeafen Them With Silence


The Best Retort is...No Retort? Used by permission from Tumisu via Pixabay   The Land of the Offended Ever run a business?  Ever get that one customer?  Yeah.  You know which one I’m talking about.  The whittle-you-down-to-zero-pricing-and-then-expect-triple-the-package-value-you-just-quoted-them type of customer.  Ugh.  The ones that make your heart beat with pride and make your legs skip […] ...

There is no Spoon: Navigating the Matrix of the Voiceover IndustryThere is no Spoon: Navigating the Matrix of the Voiceover Industry


You are The One. Used by permission from geralt via Pixabay   Coming out of the Matrix You are The One.  No, I’m not going to sing Hero by Mariah Carey.  Yes, I’m going to motivate you.  No, I will not wear a skirt and use pom-poms.  Yes, I’m here to help you: I’m here […] ...

2P or not 2P: that is the Question2P or not 2P: that is the Question


CONTROVERSY!  FIRE AND BRIMSTONE!  TAR & FEATHER HIM! Disclaimer: I already know this is going to be a long and most certainly controversial blog for those who have been involved in the voiceover industry.  Breathe easy.  I’ll say some things you’ll like; I’ll say something that will make you want to throw a microphone at […] ...

You’ll never get a 100% job from a 50% AuditionYou’ll never get a 100% job from a 50% Audition


Nice try, Small Fry Used by permission from lubhz via Pixabay   Hedging your bets When we audition, do we count on actually being cast in that role?  Is it something that we really want?  Or are we just rapid firing across multiple auditions so that we’ll maybe get something here or there, hedging our […] ...

Celebrity? P’Shaw.Celebrity? P’Shaw.


No Thanks. Keep it coming. You’re too much; stop. C’mon, lay it on me.  Shucks folks I’m speechless.  More, please.  Pffft. "Celebrities Revel for a Cause: Black Tie For Breast Cancer Gala Ball, Sydney" by Eva Rinaldi Celebrity Photographer is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.   That cozy feeling of adoration We’ve all felt it.  Practically worshiped by […] ...

Voiceovers: The Worst Hobby you could possibly haveVoiceovers: The Worst Hobby you could possibly have


Don’t waste your time Used by permission from Foundry via Pixabay   The Hobby of Voiceovers When you think of a hobby, what comes to mind? Playing the drums? Sculpting clay? Writing poetry? Calligraphy? Painting? Building suspension bridges in your backyard? Collecting baseball cards? What is a hobby, after all, but a pastime?  Just that.  […] ...

Sarah Conner? I am the Voiceover Terminator.Sarah Conner? I am the Voiceover Terminator.


I charged my way into Voiceovers Used by permission from Janson_G via Pixabay *Disclaimer: Apologies in advance for the double-meaning throughout - I couldn't decide which theme I liked more! *Disclaimer: I don't actually terminate Voiceover artists. *Disclaimer: I like disclaimers.   The Juggernaut When you think of the word “charged”, what does it conjure […] ...

Working from Home & Eliminating DistractionsWorking from Home & Eliminating Distractions


How do you stay focused? "LEGO Distracted Boyfriend Meme" by Ochre Jelly is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.   Do you work from home and get distracted easily by your family?  How can you stay focused, I wonder. The Solution Close the door.  Treat it like a professional job and stay focused. Have a nice day. 🙂 === […] ...

Are you a reliable Voiceover Artist?Are you a reliable Voiceover Artist?


Are you a reliable Voiceover Artist? "National Zoo’s Sumatran Tiger Cubs Pass Swim Reliability Test" by Smithsonian's National Zoo is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.   The Reliability of Voice Artists - What IS reliability anyway? What a great question! Reliability is an underrated quality in today's world. People tout that they’re reliable all the time… You always […] ...