a long time now, I've been making a buck or two by doing voice-overs. This
is the art of reading a script for a client, be it for narration, commercials,
or cartoons. An assignment I received on one occasion was for a series of
live promotional shows to be done in big ballrooms of hotels across Canada.
The client was Canadian Airlines, one of Canada's two major carriers, so
you understand that it was a big account and not one you'd want to muff.
"LIVE! From the Marrrrbolo Loom!" I announced.
"LIVE! From the Marblerow Roomel!"
"LIBE! From the Morraborra Root!"
"LIPE! From the Marlobolorrroom!"
...And so on...
"BLIGHT! Mar the burro fun room!"
"What's he doing?", I asked the engineer.
There was a long pause, and then the engineer's intercom clicked on:
"He's calling the hotel to see if he can book a different room."