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12 03, 2018

CONTENT CONTENTMENT

By | 2018-03-12T05:47:38+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Entertainment has changed a lot since I was growing up. It's changing right now, even as we speak. (Or, as you read, and perhaps hear my voice in your mind…) Back when I was an [...]

5 03, 2018

Waiting

By | 2018-03-05T20:57:01+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

So, here I am, sitting in a dressing room trailer for an independent film shoot, reflecting on the fact that I have been here many times before. And it’s always the same. The day arrives, [...]

20 02, 2018

DECENCY, THEN AND NOW

By | 2018-02-20T21:41:48+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As you probably know, I have done the voices of many American presidents, for Jibjab’s This Land, the films Monuments Men and X-Men, and most recently, The View. I don’t always play political figures for [...]

30 01, 2018

ENJOY LIFE: NARRATE A BOOK

By | 2018-01-30T08:18:00+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As an audiobook narrator, I have a high tolerance and deep respect for language. In fact, I love it. Especially when it is used artfully, economically, and for a good purpose. I’ve narrated many wonderful [...]

23 11, 2017

THE URGE TO HOLE UP

By | 2017-11-23T04:18:22+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Every year around this time, if I am in my hometown, I begin to notice something happening to me. I begin to want to hibernate. Not exactly hibernate. I don’t really want to sleep. I [...]

9 11, 2017

KEEPER OF THE WALL

By | 2017-11-09T01:00:59+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Tamra Meskimen loves acting and loves actors. That sentence could describe a lot of people, I know… But Tamra Meskimen REALLY loves actors. And she demonstrates that dedication every day, as the boots-on-the-ground presence at [...]

3 10, 2017

HELP IS WHAT MAKES US US

By | 2017-10-03T05:45:33+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

It’s interesting that we have entered into a sort of “Golden Age” of help. If you are looking for help with your kids, your business, getting a book published, learning to tie a bow tie, [...]

8 09, 2017

WHO YOU CALLIN’ A SPIGOT?

By | 2017-09-08T18:52:21+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Of all the things the world needs right now, another label is probably not it. Yet, there is a term missing from our language that would be useful. We currently have the noun, “Bigot”, meaning [...]

6 09, 2017

Oscar-Worthy

By | 2017-09-06T00:04:56+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

I just took a short tally, and after 30-odd years of being a professional myself, I’ve personally worked with about ten Academy Award winning actors. The first was the great Paul Newman, with whom I [...]