Episode #175: Billy West
Best known for his work on Ren & Stimpy, Billy West has been making magic with his character voice work since the 1980s, starting on the radio in Boston and graduating to the Howard Stern Show. He has voiced the title characters on the Nickelodeon series Doug, as well as Ren & Stimpy, was Bu... [Read More]
R.I.P. Joe Alaskey (1952-2016)
Joe Alaskey's celebrity impersonations made him stand out as a stand-up in the 1980s comedy boom, then ultimately led to a fruitful career in voiceover work when that boom went bust for so many other comedians. Alaskey took over vocal duties for the late great Mel Blanc and Jackie Gleason, with Glea... [Read More]
R.I.P. Joe Alaskey (1952-2016)
Joe Alaskey's celebrity impersonations made him stand out as a stand-up in the 1980s comedy boom, then ultimately led to a fruitful career in voiceover work when that boom went bust for so many other comedians. Alaskey took over vocal duties for the late great Mel Blanc and Jackie Gleason, with Glea... [Read More]
Harry Shearer reaches agreement with The Simpsons for 2015-2017
Two months after fans and crew of The Simpsons began imagining an animated world of Springfield without the voices of Harry Shearer, it's all going to be just fine. Shearer, who has voiced Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Kent Brockman, Lenny Leonard, Dr. Hibbert and more... [Read More]
Kyle Kinane raps about his new stuff in Comedy Central special, “I Liked His Old Stuff Better”
Kyle Kinane is trying to help his feature act, “my friend Shane Torres, who’s driving the Mazda 2 Snatchback,” find their way to their gig Thursday night in Hamden, Conn., as Kinane also is on the phone to speak with The Comic’s Comic. It’s that kind of multi-tasking th... [Read More]
Rachel Butera’s audition for America’s Got Talent 2014
Rachel Butera is having a pretty good year. Butera, 42, moved from New Jersey to Hollywood a few years ago, as she recounts in her audition footage for this season of America's Got Talent. You may have heard her voice on Howard Stern's show -- and Stern recused himself from voting last night during ... [Read More]