Summer Shorts ’14 – Day 22!
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Another double feature today! First, Heather Henderson offers a the titular essay from The Curve of Time over at Post Hypnotic Press. Then Scott O’Neill brings in the humor with Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, over at Rhonda’s Voice. Be sure to check them out!
Listening & Downloading
The Curve of Time is the first essay in the compilation that bears its name. In it, Blanchet recounts her cruising adventure up Jervis Inlet, one of B.C.’s most magnificent fjords, where she and her children encounter bears and cougars, pull up mysterious fish from the 2400-foot depths, hike up waterfalls, and visit the Man from California in his remote cabin at the head of the inlet. Copyright is held by The Estate of M. Wylie Blanchet. Recorded with Permission.
Heather Henderson has recorded books for many producers in the industry, including Harper Audio, HighBridge, Blackstone, Oasis, eChristian, and Audible. Her narrations include the NYT bestseller Brain on Fire
by Susannah Cahalan, and Sharon Creech’s The Boy on the Porch
, which was named one of the Best Children’s Audiobooks for 2013 by AudioFile Magazine
. She holds a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama and has worked in the performing and literary arts for 20 years. With narrator Judith West, she maintains AudioEloquence, a pronunciation resource site for the audiobook industry.
Established in 2010, Post Hypnotic Press founders have over 40 years experience in the audio world (Carl Craig, Technical Director) and 40 years experience in the entertainment and publishing industries (Carlyn Craig, Publisher). We have worked with a variety of actors and voice talent, including well-known narrators like Simon Vance, Gerard Doyle, and Heather Henderson, and we are also thrilled to be introducing talented and experienced actors like Colleen Winton
, Lisa Bunting
, Rebecca Jenkins
, Eileen Barrett
, Dave Adams, and Michael Puttonen
– to name only a few – to the audiobook world. We have recorded bestselling authors Gabor Maté, Maggie Scarf, Joel Bakan, Jennifer Margulis, Gail Bowen, Lawrence Martin, John Taylor Gatto and more. With an eclectic mix of compelling, informative and timely non-fiction titles and fun, exciting fiction titles for the whole family, we know you’ll find something to enjoy. We appreciate it when people buy direct from us, but for your convenience, you’ll also find our books available through a number of distributors, including audible.com
, emusic, ITunes, audiobooks.com
, Skybrite.com, EBSCO, Overdrive, and more. Librarians, our regular CDs are available through MidWest Tape and you can order MP3 CDs directly from us (bulk pricing is available).
Our books will put words in your mouth, thoughts in your head and a smile on your face.
Listening & Downloading
Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus is offered in full for online listening today, 6/22 only. Full compilation available via Tantor Media – all proceeds benefit ProLiteracy.
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Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, by Matt Rothschild
This stand-alone first chapter from Matt Rothschild’s memoir Dumbfounded, introduces his maternal Jewish grandparents who took over the responsibility of raising him, and how the issue of Christmas is addressed after Matthew’s elite Manhattan grade school awards him with Student of the Month, offering only a Christmas scene backdrop for his photo. Copyright is held by Matthew Rothschild. Recorded with permission.
A native of the Pacific NW, Scott is a regional theatre veteran and proud member of SAG-AFTRA and the Audio Publishers Association. An energetic and versatile narrator, Scott has narrated an eclectic array of over thirty titles including: Wicked Good, The Madonna from Clive Barkers’ The Books Of Blood: Volume 5, Legends of Animation – Tex Avery: Hollywood’s Master of Screwball Cartoons, and Since My Last Confession: A Gay Catholic Memoir.
Rhonda’s Ramblings began as a way to share her insights about the world of voice over. She shares tips and chats about everything from auditioning techniques to productivity and work ethics. Rhonda is a full-time voice actor.