The Hollywood Reporter Labels Cartoon Characters ‘Inappropriately Sexy’

WARNING: The following opinion piece includes sarcasm and animation nerd nit-picking. Today’s entry in Voice Actors in the News’ tradition of Frivilous List Friday is a list of “10 Inappropriately Sexy Cartoon Characters” written by Sophie A. Schillaci and Chris Godley for The Hollywood Reporter. As a lifelong animation fan, a headline like that is […]

‘Unseen’ TV Characters Revealed

Continuing our former blog’s tradition of “Frivilous List Friday”… Thanks to for the heads-up on this video from YouTube Channel mewlists ranking “The Top 15 Unseen Characters on TV.” After the jump, we’ve revealed the unnamed talents who voiced some of these unseen characters, and included commentary for ones who didn’t make the cut […]

It's Frivolous List Friday!

Because people love lists! That’s why! – lists “15 doodles by celebrities” including Pamela Adlon (King of the Hill, Big Guy & Rusty the Boy Robot), Jason Alexander (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Duckman), Tim Allen (Toy Story series), Gary Cole (Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law), Tim Conway (SpongeBob SquarePants), Seth Green (Robot Chicken, […]

Frivolous List Friday V

I seem to have created a trend — has credited me with “Frivolous List Friday.” (Take that, naysayers who say nay to making something “new” on the internet.) Anyway, so here’s the latest entry in my series of frivolous lists of lists: – lists “101 Audio Pros on Twitter” – boasts a […]

Frivolous List Friday IV

Following up on the last frivolous list of lists: – sounds off on the animated doppelgangers for ABC News Anchors, Rush Limbaugh, Jim Halpert, Ron Jeremy, Randall “Tex” Cobb, Liberace, Robert Pattison, Owen Wilson and many others. – forum members list “Voice Actor Surprises.” – Funnyjunk blogger “jogz” offers a pictorial of “People […]

Frivolous List Friday III

Following up on last Friday’s frivolous list of lists… – Via Nick’s SpongeBob and Penguins of Madagascar rank among top 20 cable shows for Feb. 8-14. – Via DivineCaroline: “Name That Voice: 10 Celebrity Commercial Voice-Overs.” – Via SpongeBob, South Park, Phineas and Ferb rank in the top 10 “most visited sites” for […]

Frivolous List Friday II

Following up on last week’s frivolous list of lists: – does an analysis of Canada vs USA’s TV ads with Donald Sutherland and Morgan Freeman‘s voiceovers for the 2010 Winter Olympics: – InsideTV blogger Michael Maloney proposes a list of celebrity guest hosts for Saturday Night Live, including Family Guy‘s Stewie Griffin and creator […]

Super Bowl Sunday VO

Another entry for Frivolous List Friday which I neglected to include in last week’s post, but it seems much more appropriate for Super Bowl Sunday anyway since it involves’s “10 Favorite Super Bowl Voiceovers.”

Vanity Fair's Top Hollywood Earners of 2009

I might have saved this one for the next edition of Frivolous List Friday except that it involves some heretofore unmentioned upcoming animated feature films and details on earnings from voiceovers — a “hot topic” here as one of this blog’s most-read articles. Names of note on Vanity Fair’s list of “Top Hollywood Earners”: #7. […]

Frivolous List Friday

People love lists. I’m not sure why. We seem to have a society obsessed with listing things, ranking them and then debating over why one thing is ranked higher/lower than another…often over really insignificant and ridiculous things. Well, I don’t want to start any debates or start listing and ranking voice actors as happens on […]