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    Posted by Kitzie Stern

    . . . and stuck to all my senses.”
    – Joni Mitchell “Chelsea Morning”
    Summer has arrived in the Pacific Northwest, and this weekend was glorious. Up to now, we’ve been having “Juneuary”. I think we’ve invented a new word out here. Anyway, it has been a cold, wet spring and it is wonderful […]

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    Posted by Kitzie Stern

    You know you’re in voiceover if you recognize the voices doing commercials, narrations, etc. on TV as friends or colleagues you’ve met at a seminar. Or if “Name The Celebrity Voicing That TV Commercial” is a common game at your house. You’re a VO if someone can refer to “Four Guys In A Limousine&#8221 […]

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    I sure did love this quote by author Ann Lamott.
    “I think joy and sweetness and affection are a spiritual path. We’re here to know God, to love and serve God, and to be blown away by the beauty and miracle of nature. You just have to get rid of so much baggage to be light enough to dance, to sing, to play. You don’t hav […]

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    Posted by Kitzie Stern

    I have been using a Palm Pilot since I forget when. My Palm has been my constant companion for a lot of years, has held important details of my life, addresses, calendar, games and books . . . lots of books. On my last phone upgrade I did a bunch of research trying to decide between Palm and Blackberry. I ultimately decided on the Palm […]

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    Posted by Kitzie Stern

    Here is a great article in Advertising Age that says consumers are yearning for authenticity in advertising. Well . . . duh. After the Bush years, aren’t we all hungering for something . . . anything . . . that’s authentic? Someone that genuinely talks to us from the heart? Someone who isn’t conning us, or screaming […]

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    Marice Tobias (my voice coach) introduced me to Seth Godin, and his blog has become one of my favorite reads in the morning (along with Andrew Sullivan). His post “Workaholics” describes perfectly the way most talents I know think about VO. It’s our passion, something we absolutely love to do. It’s not easy. It […]

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    Posted by Kitzie Stern

    I’m a voice actor, or voice talent, voice over artist, VO, take your pick; but the bottom line is I’m someone who makes a living reading scripts into an expensive microphone. Here’s my Website: http://www.kitziestern.com. Most voice talents live their professional lives isolated in home studios or other padded rooms, al […]