September 18th, 2014


That Voiceover Improv Thing

Hey everybody (whoever is still on LJ)... Last night was the first episode of That Voiceover Improv Thing, a live online improv show put together by Paul Rugg and his voiceover buddies, with direction by Deanna Oliver. They'll be doing it monthly.

The first episode can be heard in its entirety on their page,

During the show, they occasionally take suggestions from the online audience. For the first suggestion from the audience, they used mine. The suggestion was for a radio talk-show subject. Off the top of my head came "Peanut butter: The wonder drug." So they did a long skit on that (starting with Charlie Rose interviewing Donald Duck about the subject), but then also made references to it in just about every skit thereafter. Funny stuff.

Check it out, and be sure to tune in next month!

Oh, Freak Outing!

I also should mention this. Tom Ruegger, John P. McCann and Paul Rugg are organizing a Freakazoid convention to celebrate its 20th anniversary in the summer of 2015. Already I've seen Scott Jeralds announce he'll be there too.

As time progresses, no doubt Tom will talk more about it on his blog (as will John and Paul on their blogs), which is