Month: April 2012

Give me excess of it: Post-vocalic Continuants

ORSINO: If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it. One of the more challenging things an actor must tackle in trying to be more intelligible in a large venue is dealing with the tendency

How to Fail at Habits (link)

Changing your voice and speech is about changing your habits. I quite enjoy reading Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits blog on habit change. this weeks’ post, on How to Fail at Habits, was a very helpful review of how to screw

Voice is like a Car

Found this great little movie with Jack Klugman and Tony Randall, done by the National Centre for Voice Science. A simple review of how the voice works. The Voice is like a Car

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Mustaches, OR, No post today, Next post Thursday

Today is my son Noah’s 10th b-day. So I won’t be posting on voice or speech today. Next blog post should be on Thursday. I have grown a (very dorky) mustache for Noah this year. I hate how it looks,

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Throat Clearing Blog post from Joanna Cazden

This is great. Joanna Cazden, who is an LA-based SLP and Voice specialist, published a guest post over on the “Speak Schmeak” blog.┬áMy favourite part: A vague feeling of phlegm or “something’s in my throat” can be a leading symptom