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Where The Lilacs GrowWhere The Lilacs Grow


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Where-The-Lilacs-Grow.mp3 No, This is Not A Blog By Wilson Rawls.  Yes, Wilson Rawls Is A Poet And Not A Sporting Goods Company   Three Freaking Weeks I had been looking forward to them all year.  I am not talking about political attack ads. I am talking about our […] ...

Lowering Our Voices In Silence & GriefLowering Our Voices In Silence & Grief


Read, or listen to the audio version... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Lowering-Our-Voices-In-Silence-Grief.mp3 Endless Questions   What Have We Become? I had hoped not to have to write about this. Far be it from me to turn my blog into a political podium.  That is not my intent, and I think you'll see that is not where I ultimately went.  […] ...

Life Lessons From An Almost Old GuyLife Lessons From An Almost Old Guy


Read, or enjoy the audio version... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Life-Lessons-From-An-Almost-Old-Guy.mp3 One Year Older and Just BRIMMING with Wisdom   One Final Year of Youth I just turned 49 years old this past Wednesday.  Turning 49 is a big thing in one’s life.  You see, forty-nine is a large number that, once obtained, signifies that you are nine years […] ...

These Are A Few Of My Favorite LiesThese Are A Few Of My Favorite Lies


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/These-Are-A-Few-Of-My-Favorite-Lies.mp3 When The Dog Bites, When The Bee Stings…   Did Mariah Carey Have it Right After All?   “Baby it’s all in your mind, yeah-ee-eah-eh-eh-eh-ee-yeah-ee-yeah-eh-eh…” I believe those last few notes reached cats on Pluto, but that might be beside the point.  Though Mariah Carey’s song is […] ...

When Losing Actually Equals WinningWhen Losing Actually Equals Winning


Read, or enjoy the audio version... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/When-Losing-Equals-Winning.mp3 You've Got Your Bath Mackward Used by permission from Shad0wfall via Pixabay   Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty?  Answer?  It's a Cup. Used by permission from Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay   We are all in for a happy time of confidence-building, because this week’s blog is all about losing, […] ...

Full Buyout in Perpetuity for $200? Sure thing, Pal….Full Buyout in Perpetuity for $200? Sure thing, Pal….


Read, or enjoy the audio version: https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Full-Buyout-In-Perpetuity.mp3 I Now Have Proof People Smoke Crack   They’re Goin’ Off The Rails on a Crazy Train It never ceases to amaze me how nearly every moment I begin to believe once again in the fundamental goodness of humanity, someone goes and offers up a Heaping Spoonful Of […] ...

Stop the Press! Drop Everything And Read These.Stop the Press! Drop Everything And Read These.


Read, or enjoy the audio version... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Stop-The-Press.mp3 The Unsung Heroes Who, Uh, Don't Sing... With fellow VO Bloggers Jon Gardner and Michael Apollo Lira at VO Atlanta 2022.   They Are Among Us L-R: VO Bloggers Michael Apollo Lira, Joshua Alexander, Craig Williams, Paul Schmidt and Jon Gardner at VO Atlanta 2022.   I am […] ...

Voiceovers: All Foam, No Beer?Voiceovers: All Foam, No Beer?


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/All-Foam-No-Beer.mp3 Smoke and Mirrors Used by permission from creatifrankenstein via Creative Commons   The Worldwide Wrestling Federation Used by permission from nWoSyxx via Creative Commons   Triple H.  Kurt Angle.  Brock Lesnar.  Edge.  Undertaker.  Kane.  ”Stone Cold” Steve Austin.  Rey Mysterio.  John Cena.  Randy Orton.  Chris Jericho.  And […] ...

Keeping Up With The Voiceover JonesesKeeping Up With The Voiceover Joneses


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Keeping-Up-With-The-Voiceover-Joneses.mp3 We Wantsss It. We Needsss it. Must Have The Preciousss. Note: headphones are not actual size.   A Pair Of New Shiny Cans I am not often one to buy things on impulse. Let me start over. I am often one to buy things on impulse. I […] ...

For I know VOA will go on… *cue Celine Dion music*For I know VOA will go on… *cue Celine Dion music*


One Story Ends, Another Begins…   It’s All Over...? Welp, that‘s it then.  Another fantastic voiceover conference comes to a close.  400-ish in attendance, fantastic reunions, and more training than you could shake a stick at, and even a bonus appearance of Gerald’s alter-ego, Jerome.  VO Atlanta 2022 packed the usual punch.  And then…it was […] ...

VO Atlanta, Baby!VO Atlanta, Baby!


Read, or listen to the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/VO-Atlanta-Baby.mp3 A Conference To End All Conferences   "VO Atlanta, Baby!" Exactly like "Vegas, Baby!" It's the same!  Just no gambling. And cleaner.  And without the porn peddlers on the street. And about Voiceovers.  And in Atlanta.  THE SAME! Gerald Griffith, Founder   I have written about […] ...

We have your Toilet Paper. And if you ever want to see it again… (revisited)We have your Toilet Paper. And if you ever want to see it again… (revisited)


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/We-Still-Have-Your-Toilet-Paper.mp3 It's Two Years Later.  Did You Survive? Used by permission from cromaconceptovisual via Pixabay   Controversial Topic: ENGAGED Used by permission from Joelstuff V4 via Creative Commons   It was a mad world, just like Gary Jules said. Nearly two years ago today, toilet paper was flying […] ...

How To Get A Proper Night’s Sleep For VoiceoversHow To Get A Proper Night’s Sleep For Voiceovers


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Voiceovers-Sleep.mp3 Sleep is Underrated   My Nocturnal Hellscape If you’re anything like me…then you are nothing like me. So that was dumb what I said.  Scratch that. But if you are anything like yourself, you know you need a good night’s sleep. For myself and my wife, we […] ...

Too Much Voiceover Work?Too Much Voiceover Work?


Read, or enjoy the audio version: https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Too-Much-Work.mp3 The Best Problem To Have!!   Blog?  WHAT blog??? Used by permission from pixelcreatures via Pixabay   It is always my aim to write a creative, positive and inspiring blog.  This week was no different. However, this week was very different.  Like the week previous to this one, […] ...

My Own Personal Voiceover SpaceshipMy Own Personal Voiceover Spaceship


Read, or enjoy the audio version: https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/My-Own-Personal-Voiceover-Spaceship.mp3 "Houston, We Are Go For Launch."   From Days Of Old... When I was a little boy, on Saturdays, I would accompany my dad to the local dump.  There was no rolling of eyes or exasperated, loud sighs.  No. There was pure glee, and I am about to […] ...

Just Adapt Already, Will Ya?Just Adapt Already, Will Ya?


Read, or enjoy the audio version of my 250th Voiceover Blog! https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Just-Adapt-Already-Will-You.mp3 Adapt or Die. Adapt and Overcome. Be Adaptable.  ADAPT ALREADY, DANGIT!   Burn The Books Used by permission from Om_Om_Om via Pixabay   I never took a Business Guidance Course.  They were always advised for people at my various schools who sought to […] ...

Get Ready…Get Set…SLOW!Get Ready…Get Set…SLOW!


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Get-Ready-Get-Set-Slow.mp3 Used by permission from Pexels via Pixabay   A Buildup to a Letdown   Hard Liquor at 9am   I was so excited.  I mean it!  Not like “This Is Us” excited…but more like “I am pretty sure Jesus is returning today” excited.  (My apologies to all […] ...

Voiceovers: A Career full of Belly-LaughsVoiceovers: A Career full of Belly-Laughs


Read, or enjoy the audio version below... https://www.supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Voiceovers-Belly-Laughs.mp3 Laugh It Up, Fuzzball.   It’s Just Funny, OK? "Laugh it up, Fuzzball." Han Solo voiced that to Chewbacca in The Empire Strikes Back, and moviegoers howled.  Chewie was having a good laugh, and it was well-deserved.  He was laughing it up.  I myself am a fuzzball, […] ...

The Day I Almost DiedThe Day I Almost Died


Read, or enjoy the audio version: https://supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/The-Day-I-Almost-Died.mp3 Almost Did; Grateful That I Didn’t.   Thanksgiving: A Reason to Voice Thanks It was the spring of my senior year in high school, 1991.  I was 17. My parents were divorcing, and it was a difficult time.  Not that High School is a difficult enough time already; […] ...

The Voiceover ArmageddonThe Voiceover Armageddon


Read, or enjoy the audio version: https://supervoiceover.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Voiceover-Armageddon.mp3   Welcome to the new domain for all things Joshua Alexander: www.supervoiceover.com!  Now back to our regularly-scheduled program already in progress....   What to do when it all turns to crap     Stormy Weather Used by permission from WikiImages via Pixabay   I am one who prefers […] ...

A Little Shel Silverstein Voiceover MagicA Little Shel Silverstein Voiceover Magic


Read the blog, or enjoy the audio version below: Powerful Storytelling "You've got to give it to Shel Silverstein for putting this mug on the back of a children's book." by ultramega is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0     Where The Sidewalk Ends, there’s A Light In the Attic that has a Giving Tree, Falling Up with Every […] ...

Should I Change My Domain Name? Ehhhh….No.Should I Change My Domain Name? Ehhhh….No.


Switching Voiceover Websites?   Just watch me propagate! "www" used by permission from Rubber Dragon licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Creative Commons     The only constant is change They say “the only constant is change.”  I used to feel differently, but now I agree.  I think you see what I did there. Change is […] ...

Voiceovers, Mobile Kits and Mai Tai’s Oh My!Voiceovers, Mobile Kits and Mai Tai’s Oh My!


Inebriation & Preparedness Are Good Bedfellows   A Much-Needed Getaway  We recently went to Kauai.  We are back now, which is why I am finally able to publish a new blog, since being on a trip with a 5-year-old and 2-year-old requires that I forfeit my laptop for: Moshi’s SleepyPaws for Brennan Superman II for […] ...

We have your Toilet Paper. And if you ever want to see it again…We have your Toilet Paper. And if you ever want to see it again…


Used by permission from Alexas_Fotos via Pixabay Ten Trusty Ways to Survive the Coronavirus as a Voice Talent   NOTE: Please practice social distancing and stand at least 6 feet away from this blog while reading it, or I'm spraying you with hand sanitizer. It’s a mad, mad world out there.  With toilet paper flying […] ...

2020: The Year We Make Voiceover Contact2020: The Year We Make Voiceover Contact


Close Encounters of the Word Kind Used by permission from akashskyprince via Pixabay   They’re watching and listening! It’s 2020!  And with it comes lots of goals and resolutions and plans.  We form strategems and plot our resolutions and victories.  We mastermind our own success and look forward to a brighter future.  And this time, […] ...

2019: The Voiceover Artist Year in Review!2019: The Voiceover Artist Year in Review!


It’s your Yearly Recap for a wonderful year in VO! Used by permission from TheDigitalArtist via Pixabay   Plop plop fizz fizz oh what a year it is… Disregarding all of the trauma (what?) and hysteria (no, it can’t be) and freakish politics (whatchoo talkin’ ‘bout, Willis) out there, I thought I’d recap the wonderful […] ...

No Animals were harmed in the making of this VoiceoverNo Animals were harmed in the making of this Voiceover


…that you know of. Used by permission from quhl via Pixabay   Home on the Range This is a special edition blog devoted to all those who make their living from voiceovers, and not from other reputable vocations such as slaughtering four-legged things for general consumption, or Amway. It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, and […] ...

Josh’s Christmas Voiceover Wish ListJosh’s Christmas Voiceover Wish List


Just send everything. Thanks. Used by permission from KRiemer via Pixabay   It’s the most…materialistic time…of the year… Ah, it’s that joyous time of year!  That wonderful time where we throw off all humility and shamelessly hope for silver and gold, jewels aplenty, opulence unmatched, and of course Disney+ and bulk packs of Good & […] ...

May the odds be ever in MY favor!May the odds be ever in MY favor!


Knock ‘em dead…or at least comatose   All those voiceovers can wipe you out! It’s 5pm.  You’re pooped!  All of your 5,276 auditions have been done, you’ve read two hours of an audiobook on geodetic survey algorithms, and your head exploded.  You’re bushed!  Your voice hurts, your mind has turned to goo, and your mouth […] ...

I’m a Voice Talent Radio DJ Singer Podcast….GuyI’m a Voice Talent Radio DJ Singer Podcast….Guy


They’re all the same, right? Used by permission from freeillustrated via Pixabay   No, uh, they’re not. Ever been told you have a “face for radio”?  This is a kind way of someone telling you that your face is hurting their eyes.  It’s another way to politely say “Please stop hurting me visually.”  I have […] ...

Where can I find Voiceover Voices & Voice Actors?Where can I find Voiceover Voices & Voice Actors?


"Where can I find Voiceover Voices and Voice Actors?" What a great question! And we have the answer here. Voiceover Voices & Voice Actors is run by myself, Joshua Alexander, a seasoned and established voiceover voice / voice actor based in Seattle. Who am I? With me, you get a 26+ year veteran voice talent, […] ...

Where can I find a good Voice Actor?Where can I find a good Voice Actor?


“Where can I find a good Voice Actor?” What a good question!  You’ve found a GREAT one!  But we’ll get back to that later.  That’s the question that a LOT of people are asking: “Where can I find a good Voice Actor?”  The answer?  Find them directly.  NOT through voiceover marketplaces.  Though plentiful in talent […] ...

How much does it cost to hire a voice talent?How much does it cost to hire a voice talent?


“How much does it cost to hire a voice talent?” you ask?  Well, I’ve got the answer. It really varies!  Voiceover talent charge different rates, but the majority of them, if they’re smart, go by a sensible “rate guide”, which, again, if they’re smart, is based off of the GVAA Rate Guide.  Not everyone quotes by […] ...

How to find and hire a Voice Talent?How to find and hire a Voice Talent?


For Voiceover Voices.  Voice Artists.  Voice Actors.  Voice Talent.  Everyone who has a voice and uses it to broadcast your message.  We're here! Why should you hire a voiceover voice?  Simple.  You need a human voice to connect with fellow humans.  Only voiceover voices can get you that.  Trained people who know how to say […] ...