Libba Bray, the host of the 2014 Audie Awards last week in NYC, shared this little video she made about how to narrate an audiobook.
About nine years ago, after Elliott Smith died, I recorded one of his a cappella songs and I posted it to my blog. For some reason, when I woke up next to my laptop a little while ago, it was playing in Windows Media Player.
I couldn’t have made that happen on purpose if I’d wanted to, so I’m not sure what I did, but I’ve worked pretty hard to get it back up here on my blog right now, so I hope you’ll give a listen.
It’s a little rough, but I knocked it out in a couple of hours one night, and I’m not as ashamed now as I was 9 years ago.
Listen to I Didn’t Understand
We are SOOO going to do this, really soon.
Just in case you somehow missed this classic Ken Jennings episode a few years back, please join us for a Jeopardy moment that will live in infamy…
What is with the media? People and animals all over Europe are choking on volcanic ash from the eruption in Iceland and nobody writes about pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?
I really like Joel’s summary of the first 10% of the 21st century. I especially like his closing paragraph:
“As history marches on, this decade will be known for its stumbles and reversals. The scolds and doubters reminded us that hope is not a plan. But neither is despair a winning strategy. The smart move is to look back at the 2000s glancingly, and then turn, with optimism, to the decade ahead.”