just don’t keep rubbing my forehead for good luck


I was checking my emails on the plane coming back from Charlotte, NC (before take off, of course, lest my little Treo discombobulate the plane’s 25 cent navigation system and we end up landing in the wrong place) and was pinged by Kara Edwards with whom I had dinner last night (our pal Bob Souer blew us off for a “holy” different reason 😉 ).

She advised me that after a bit of a voice job drought (which we all go through at various times) she today booked two jobs for Thursday and her business line was ringing off the hook. She has christened me her good luck charm. With Caryn Clark having booked a session during our meeting a few weeks ago, this is turning into a bit of a trend.

My challenge now is to figure how to touch myself to enjoy some of this good voice over luck I seem to vibe towards others without getting strange stares or possibly being arrested. I think I’ll just stick to my original marketing plan.

The truth is with both of these VO pros, it’s not at all a matter of luck. Their clients (and ours, hopefully) just needed to come to the realization that they needed their voice services.

Kara is a hoot. A real character who’s a well respected character voice actress. She had been working in radio since she graduated high school and subsequently has a boatload of great radio stories which are always appreciated by those of us who have “lived the life”. Ask her to tell you the story of the final meeting at the last radio station she worked at before going full time into voice over.

It was great to meet her and if you need a great character voice, Kara’s a good place to start.

5 Responses to “just don’t keep rubbing my forehead for good luck”

  1. Aw Peter- thanks for the nice blog…you beat me to it! Yes, my whole life I’ve always been told I was full of sh…uh, stories. It was a great pleasure to meet you, and I will be calling you if I ever hit another VO drought!

  2. Peter,

    How cool to see a couple of my friends get a chance to visit together. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there as part of the party.

    Be well,

  3. Hello Carolinians!

    I’m guessing I’ll be down your way again soon and we’ll get to visit.

    Best always,

    – Peter

  4. Hey Peter! You did get a job…albeit a non-paying job! I’ll have to take pictures of the studio. We are running on a Mackie board with iTunes running our spots and liners and two cd players. OUCH! The two new studios are in bound. Our studio basically blew up about a month ago.

  5. Hi Chris:

    Doing work for AFN is the best paying job around….I get to help people serving their country and help entertain them a bit.

    Can’t wait to see the studio pics!

    Best always
    – Peter