“You Won’t Get Fooled Again” Audiobook

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Job # 2019 “You Won’t Get Fooled Again” Audiobook

Posted Date
Sep 2, 2006 @ 04:53
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Sep 7, 2006
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Job Description

My client needs a female non-union voice talent to read several sections of a humorous book entitled, “You Won’t Get Fooled Again”. We need voice talent capable of delivering a variety of reads. The right talent MUST be able to deliver convincing characters with a British and French accents, announcer, and mature reads. Prior narration experience is required. The ideal female voice talent will be willing to read approximately 2496 words or 21 pages.

NON-Union Voice Talent MUST have his/her own recording studio, delivery files in WAV format and capable of uploading files to our FTP server. The budget for this assignment is tight. The text below contains a small sample of the “tipbits” contained in the book.

Please deliver a straight read with slight English/British accent. Have Fun!


TipBit: Wasn’t that a (Tea) Party
Everyone who’s anyone has heard of the Boston Tea Party. And everyone who’s anyone knows the incident was sparked when the damned Brits raised U.S. tea taxes, right? Wrong. The raid on the ships in Boston Harbor was provoked when the British Parliament passed the Tea Act of 1773.

The Tea Act … sounds harmless, doesn’t it? Like an innocent play featuring stuffed animals and miniature cups and saucers. It wasn’t. The act gave Britain’s East India Company a monopoly on the import of tea into the colonies — and squeezed American tea companies out of the process. In protest, Samuel Adams and his band of merry men (which included John Hancock) trashed a few tons of East India’s finest tea. The protest, however, had nothing to do with U.S. taxes being raised. Still, the affair rooted Sam Adams’ place in history, and ultimately got his name on millions of beer bottles.

There are two things wrong with this assumption. Firstly, Wal-Mart hadn’t yet spread its retail tentacles around the planet and, secondly, no witches were burned at the stake during Witchstock 1692. Of the 150 unlucky souls accused of witchcraft, 20 were sentenced to death.

Of the 20, 19 were hanged and one was stoned. Yeah, the bad kind of stoned.

Note: Stock demos are welcomed for this project.

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