I love YouTube. It's a source of endless inspiration, education, and humor for me. I also use it as a pronunciation guide for voiceover projects.
My top 5 favorite channels for personal entertainment are:
I also have a private playlist of various videos that I particularly like which I've been building for 10+ years. I watch it whenever I'm feeling a little down or frustrated and it always picks me right back up.
As I was coming home from the grocery store last week, I saw a guy walking down the street just like George Jefferson. You know, in the hilarious way that he swings his arms behind him?
I was immediately overcome by the desire to watch George Jefferson dance. As soon as I put the groceries away I found this gem on YouTube:
A welcome new addition to my playlist!
I suggest having a go-to song, picture, video, etc. easily accessible when you need a little pick-me-up. It's less calories than a candy bar!
Thanks for reading! To learn more about me, hear some samples, or download my demos, just go to www.tomdheere.com.
Tom Dheere is a voice actor with over 25 years of experience narrating just about every type of voiceover you can think of. He also helps other voice talents navigate the voiceover industry as the VO Strategist. When not voicing or talking about voicing, he produces the sci-fi comic book Agent 1.22.