The Fake VO Gossiper – March 16th, 2013 – April 7th, 2013

Join your fellow VO friends in writing fake voice over gossip and news headlines:

1. Tweet at me (@JohnLano) using the hashtag #fakeVOgossipheadlines.

2. Share your ideas with me on Facebook, Pinterest, the comments section below, or at

I will “publish” the especially hilarious ones. (Honestly, they’re all so good, I’ll probably “publish” them all.) And don’t worry: you are more clever and hilarious than you think.

In case you were wondering, here is where this all began.


Friday, March 15th, 2013

Voice Talent Gets Stuck In Chair – Sets Up ISDN Session with Fire Department to Get Studio Quality Help
By: John Lano (@JohnLano)


Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Voice Actor Mispronounces Word In Script – Client Says “Aw, That’s Ok – No Biggie”
By: Derek Chappell (@DerekChappell)


Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Voice Actor Says, “I Had Another Angle.” Does Entire Read in Horse Whinnies. Books Job.
By: Stephen Thomas (@15Stephen15)


Monday, March 18th, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Ad Exec Makes Eye Contact with Voice Talent
By: Jewel Elizabeth (@Jewel_Elizabeth)


Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

ISDN Costs Plummet
By: Derek Chappell (@DerekChappell)


Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Voice Actor Spends Day Recording Sound to Make “Batman” Waveform
By: Laurel Thomas (@LaurelVoice)


Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Client Calls Accidentally Included Cat Meow a “Charming Bonus!”
By: Alix Spurlock (@AlixSpurlock) 


Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Voice Over Talent Terry Daniel Shakes Hands with Cheap Client – Develops Rare Case of Lowballanoma
By: John Lano (@JohnLano) 


Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Voice Talent Refuses to Edit Coughs in Audio Recording – Claims “They Look Like Cute Fence Posts”
By: Laurel Thomas (@LaurelVoice) 


Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Morgan Freeman and Sam Shepard Sue 100’s of Voice Actors in Intellectual Property Dispute
By: Matt Tittle (@VoicesByMatt)


Monday, March 25th, 2013

Rare Tick Burrows Into Voice Actor’s Vocal Folds – Lowers Voice An Octave – Career Skyrockets
By: John Lano (@JohnLano)


Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Very Weird Producer at Recording Session Refuses to Ask For One More Take “For Safety”
By: Roger King (@VoiceOverCanada)


Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Client Offers to Pay Talent Double for Being Such a Great VO Talent! Talent Refuses
By: Donna Summers (


Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Voice Actor Starts Narrating Her Aerobics Classes – Receives Lifetime Ban from Gym
By: John Lano (@JohnLano) 


Friday, March 29th, 2013

Man Decides to Embark on Voice Over Career “It’s just talking,” says Clueless Idiot
By: Garnet Williams (@WilliamsVO)


Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Voice Over Talent Develops Nodules on Vocal Folds After Long Medical Narration
By: Kevin Scheuller (@StellarVoiceKS) 


Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Voice Actor Tests Positive For PEDs – Banned For 60 Recording Sessions
By: John Lano (@JohnLano) 


Monday, April 1st, 2013

Voice Over Talent Gets Fired from Talent Agency – Thinks It’s April Fool’s Joke
By: John Lano (@JohnLano) 


Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Voice Over Talent and Blogger Paul Strikwerda – Nethervoice – Retires From Blogging
By: Adapted from Paul Strikwerda (@Nethervoice) by John Lano  


Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Voice Talent Rocks in Cradle To Calm Down From “Meanie Pwoducer Lady”
By: John Lano (@JohnLano) 


Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Derek Chappell To Tour With Dave Chappelle And Chris Rock – Promises Voice Over Jokes
By: Ralph Hass (@RalphH_VO)


Friday, April 5th, 2013

Twins Separated At Birth Derek Chappell And Dave Chappelle Are “Rejoined” When Derek Adds The ‘e’ To His Last Name
By: Eric J (@WordTalkVO)


Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Client Agrees To Record For Free With The Promise Of “Plenty Of Work In The Future.”
By: Marc Scott (@MarcScott)


Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Mike Rowe Wins Narration Gig – Is Asked If He Can Sound More Like Morgan Freeman
By: Matt Forrest (@MattForrestVW)

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