When I was younger, I remember reading an article in Nickelodeon magazine about “awesome fun jobs”. One of them attracted my attention back then, long before I got into vocal and audio work, and long[…]
One of the most satisfying moments in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera is the moment when Carlotta, the pain-in-the-neck diva and leading soprano, has her voice sabotaged halfway through the opera house’s El[…]
Yeah, that’s right. You heard me. Voice actors: read more. When was the last time you read a book? Which is to say, for fun? I have an addiction to books. I go through them[…]
A little rant about artificial voice.
Some voice actors hate long, boring copy.
Forget character voices. Forget deep, grovelly sounds. Forget accents. The number one skill I have is cold reading. I recently attended a convention in San Francisco called BABScon, where they had a very special event:[…]
Last week I talked about my experiences offering voiceover with Fiverr, and the response I got got me thinking quite a bit about how some prospective voice actors can get ahead of the cut. Some[…]
So I made a fiverr.
Today I got an email. It was simple, short, and sweet: Dear Sam, I like your radio show, I think it’s really funny. I want to host a radio show, too, because it seems like[…]
Today is World Autism Awareness Day. This is my brother, Daniel. Daniel was diagnosed with severe autism at a young age, and living with his has been exceptionally difficult. Up until the point where my[…]