On the morning of December 22, 2005, New York City firefighter Matt Long was cycling to work when he was struck by and sucked under a 20-ton bus making an illegal turn. The injuries he sustained pushed him within inches of death. Miraculously, after five months in the hospital and more than 40 operations, Matt was able to start his recovery. This book chronicles Matt's road to recovery as he teaches himself to walk again and, a mere three years later, to run in the 2008 New York City Marathon.
"Only 1/2 way through and loving it"
Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, his incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents 10 key concepts that all people should live by.
"great listen and wonderful insight"
Now you can learn how to be a voice actor with this audio set of demonstrations by the legendary voice of Yogi Bear: Daws Butler! Daws talks directly to you, demonstrating his dialect technique and entertaining you at the same time! Included in this set: "A Visit to Daws Butler's Studio", "Daws Butler on Acting", "Daws Butler Teaches Voice Acting".
"A true blast from the past! A hidden gem!"
March - the third month of the year in the Gregorian calendar brings with it the Spring Equinox and the promise of warmer days and shorter nights. Our selected poets, including Swift, Yeats, Morris, Swinburne, and Austin, of course provide the words to match the mood.
Now you can audit a real Daws Butler acting workshop! This is a raw, unedited recording of Daws Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua (a.k.a. Joe Bev) and fellow Daws students cold reading Butler's scripts and being taught by their mentor. It was recorded by the then seventeen-year-old Bevilacqua on Thursday, July 29, 1976, in Beverly Hills.
"Gets better as you listen on"
What happens to people's lives during times of battle and strife? From the American Revolution to the ongoing war in Iraq, the subject of this collection is how people cope with the dramatic shifts that come with war. Before Independence, a slave fights for freedom by taking up arms for the British; in World War I, a mother goes to the front lines to see her son; and in our time, a teenager in Oregon waits for e-mail from his father in the Middle East.
From master voice actor Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, comes a rare collection of radio plays, cartoon scripts, and acting tutorials.
Long before Sgt. Lefty and the Camp Waterlogg gang took over, The Comedy-O-Rama Hour residents were parody versions of mysteries (Sherlock Holmes), old-time radio (The Shadow, The Lone Ranger, etc.), sci-fi (Willoughby and the Professor), superheroes (Teaman and Polfroon), and more. The original scripted Comedy-O-Rama came to a conclusion in 2008, a victim of the SiriusXM merger. In 2012, Joe Bev revamped The Comedy-O-Rama Hour.
His voice can be heard in countless classic animated cartoons still seen on television around the world. He was Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and a hundred others. His fans included Groucho Marx, Lionel Barrymore, and even Albert Einstein. His work with satirist Stan Freberg sold millions of records. You have probably never heard of him. His name was Daws Butler, and he is considered one of the greatest voice actors of the twentieth century.
This Here is YourLife, Sherlock Holmes is a 1975 parody written and voiced by Daws Butler, Douglas McEwan, and members of the Daws Butler Workshop, including Billy Simpson, Pat Parris, and Corey Burton. In it, Ralph Backwards - along with Dr. Watson, Dracula, Jack-the-Ripper, and even Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - roast the famous consulting detective.
A tribute to the golden age of radio from veteran producer Joe Bevilacqua and comic strip artist Donnie Pitchford, The 2nd New & Old Time Radio Collection is a series of new stories and parodies featuring beloved radio characters and shows.
A must-have for collectors, these recently discovered master reels of cartoon-voice legend Daws Butler performing all the voices for 21 of his hilarious fractured fairy tales have been digitally remastered by Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua.
Rare Daws Butler, Volume Three offers a full hour of lost audio from the mind - and voice - of the genius behind so many beloved cartoon characters. Included here are "Huckleberry Hound and the Ghost Ship" and "Quick Draw McGraw and the Treasure of Sarah's Mattress," remastered by Daws Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua.
Part improvisation, part audio cartoon, The Camp Waterlogg Chronicles, Seasons 6 - 10 is a five-volume collection of the successful comedy show created by two radio-theater veterans. Each volume contains six one-hour segments of the comic misadventures of Sergeant Lefty, Olive Pitts, Ellis the Boatkeeper, Squeaky Lkie, Stinky Peter, Mrs. Terwilliger, and all the wacky denizens of Camp Waterlogg, the dilapidated camp for kids in the Catskills.
In this fourth volume of rarities, Butler protégé Joe Bevilacqua has once again uncovered recordings of the legendary voice genius that were thought lost and remastered them for this collection. Among the audio treasures, Daws Butler's son Chas plays straight man to Yogi Bear and Mr. Jinks in several original comedy sketches, which Butler wrote and which eventually led to his Uncle Dunkle and Donnie fractured fables.
Award-winning radio producer and voice actor Joe Bevilacqua, a.k.a. Joe Bev, presents an hour of sea adventure parodies.
Trying to decide which audiobook is best for you? Let Fred Frees pick out some samples for you! This series of hour-long programs presents the first chapters of Fred's handpicked favorite BearManor and Waterlogg audiobooks.
Award-winning radio producer and voice actor Joe Bevilacqua, a.k.a. Joe Bev, presents an hour of big-top parodies.
A Joe Bev Audio TheaterSampler, Volume 2 is an anthology representing more than forty years of storytelling by Joe Bevilacqua, a.k.a Joe Bev, the award-winning actor, writer, producer, and director. Each half-hour is beautifully produced with original a cast of professional actors, sound effects, and music.
This collection of stories features holiday tales for both young and old! Producer Joe Bevilacqua has unearthed this vintage 1940s recording of the charming Yuletide children's radio play, written by and starring Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, and most of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Also heard in this old time radio show is Don Messick, the voice of Boo Boo Bear, Ranger Smith, and Scooby Doo.