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24 04, 2018

THE BEST OF TIMES

By | 2018-04-24T01:47:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A guy I respect a lot, Gary Vaynerchuk has a saying whenever he addresses crowds interested in his take on social media and entrepreneurship: “we are living in the most exciting time in the history [...]

24 04, 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE ARTIST

By | 2018-04-24T01:42:12+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I talk to a lot of actors, and I have run across a reluctance among many of them to take full advantage of social media, which I find perplexing. Enough of them have echoed the [...]

24 04, 2018

RICH LITTLE & ME

By | 2018-04-24T01:36:06+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Today I actually met Rich Little, the greatest of all master impressionists, at a luncheon honoring him in Los Angeles. It had to happen eventually, and though inevitable, it was still very thrilling. I was [...]

21 03, 2018

AN UNSUNG PART OF A PARENT’S LOVE

By | 2018-03-21T02:42:45+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

When people find out that my mom is Marion Ross, the actress who played Richie Cunningham’s mom on TV’s Happy Days, they usually say the same one or two things; “I love your mom” and [...]

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 [...]