Love it when one of my friends books a job I auditioned for and it sounds great! My buddy Michael Lockwood Crouch on the AVO for this killer TV spot for Capital One 360 checking.
A beautiful video of New York City in the early 1990s set to a nice rendition of “Autumn In New York” featuring the late great Michael Brecker on saxophone. This is the city I fell in love with, the city I remember as a child, going to Broadway shows with my parents and family, hanging out during the Summers in college- the jazz, the theater, the affordable things to do, the landmark businesses, local people, the culture, the character, the edge, pre- 9/11, recession, rich transplants, gentrification, Hipsters, organic farms in Bushwick, trust-fund hippies, unaffordable lifestyle….no matter what, it will always be my city,
"Ah, so by that rationale, if a pig had a better personality, he would cease to be a filthy animal. Is that true?"
"Well, we’d have to be talkin’ about one charming motherfucking pig. I mean, he’d have to be ten times more charming than that Arnold on Green Acres, you know what I’m saying?" #VincentandJules #Tarantino
On Random Complimenting
If you’re walking down a busy street in Manhattan and compliment a very attractive woman and get the typical “I know I’m hot, now f@ck off” look/eye-roll, just move on to the next one that smiles.
Exciting news! The Internet Slowdown net neutrality protest planned for September 10th is really taking off. This morning, a dozen of the world’s largest websites announced that they’re joining in a big way. Sites you know and love like Etsy, Kickstarter, Wordpress, Vimeo,…
The new commercial campaign from Purina Beyond! Doggie nutrition at it’s best…with none of the bad stuff either. Hey, I know that voice!
I’ve gotten to the point where I’ve stopped labeling my playlists “Chill Mix”, “Rock Mix”, “90s Hits” or other cliched titles. Character names from movies or books seem to carry more weight.
If you’re looking for a day starter to calm the nerves and get you through the morning, this one should help…of course, if you’re into this kind of music. Here’s a broad selection of artists in the genres of chill out, lounge, house, trip-hop, drum n bass, electronica and dance. Enjoy!
A Dream Day for a Voice Talent (not everyday)
- 7am- Wake up
- 715am- Drink water with lemon to flush the toxins and lube the pipes
- 730am- Prepare script notes for session, check emails
- 8am- Source-Connect Session with new client in Germany
- 830am- Edit and FTP Session
- 845am- Coffee Break...FINALLY!
- 9am-11am Auditions, Marketing, Cold Calls, Blogging, Read the News etc
- 12pm-130pm- Travel to Manhattan to record National TV Campaign
- 2pm- Lunch
- 3pm- Auditions at Talent Agency
- 4pm- Gym
- 6pm- Home for Dinner, Auditions, Emails, Record Pick-Ups
- 8pm- Take a stroll around the neighborhood
- 930pm- Zone out to a movie or funny YouTube videos
- 11pm- Bed.