Prophets of the Hood

Category : Arts & Entertainment
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Professorial
Performance Notes
"Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop" examines the cultural roots and social impact of Rap music in America. Quoting extensively from song lyrics and the work of a variety of scholars on the subject, the author takes listeners on a scholarly and thought-provoking journey into this controversial music genre.

Captured Honor

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
The unrelenting physical agony and mental anguish of WWII POW's in Japan and the Philippines as they struggle for survival and, later, make the difficult return to civilization.

The Jackson County War

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Mature
Performance Notes
During the post-Civil War period known as Reconstruction, a Florida panhandle county earns national attention as the site of violent clashes between whites and African-Americans. This book describes in detail of the political, economic and social issues during the immediate post-war years that led to the violence, as well as the personalities behind the history and a glimpse into everyday life in the region.

Rudolph!

Category : Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Comedic/great comic timing
Performance Notes
A Christmas novel for the rest of us, Rudolph! depicts your favorite Christmas characters as you've never seen them before. Narrated by Bernie, a Senior Elf who is Santa's "handler," the book takes the listener on a fantasy adventure full of mythical characters and high-powered weaponry while serving up wry commentary on modern society and culture. It pits the spirit of Christmas against the darkest forces of evil and emerges with its heart of gold intact.

The Irish Soldiers of Mexico

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
The little-known story of American soldiers who deserted their ranks to defend Mexico against what they saw as an unjust invasion by their adopted country. Met with virulent anti-Irish and anti-Catholic sentiment in the U.S. Army and society at large, they went on to serve bravely and enter the histories of Ireland and Mexico as martyrs.

Winning Your Election the Wellstone Way

Category : Business
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Professorial
Performance Notes
A guide for progressive political candidates and campaign managers, this book explores all the ins and outs of running a successful campaign at the local and state level, full of real-world examples.

The Light of the Home

Category : Nonfiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Articulate
Performance Notes
From THE LIGHT OF THE HOME: AN INTIMATE VIEW OF THE LIVES OF WOMEN IN VICTORIAN AMERICA, by History Professor Harvey Green of Northeastern University.

Humorous Anecdote in Character

Category : Bios & Memoirs
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Raspy
Performance Notes
The World War II history, CAPTURED HONOR, features glimpses of home-front Everett, Washington, as reported in the letters and diary of the erudite desk clerk at the seedy Strand Hotel. In this sample, I take on the voice of the desk clerk who himself adopts the personalities of the people in his story.

Rough War

Category : Bios & Memoirs
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Range: low to mid range
Performance Notes
The true combat story of Lt. Paul J. Eastman, P-40 and P-47 pilot, a "Burma Banshee" who provided fighter support in the little-reported China-Burma-India theater during World War Two. It features excerpts from his detailed journal and letters to his wife.

Letters from Alcatraz

Category : Nonfiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
A history of the United States' most notorious prison, as revealed in the letters of inmates, guards and others who experienced life there during its three decades of existence as "America's Devil's Island."

Saving for college

Category : Business
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes

Fiona's Luck

Category : Kids
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In this book by Teresa Bateman, the greedy Leprechaun King has locked away all the luck in Ireland and the whole country has fallen in to despair. Through clever charades, Fiona outwits the Leprechaun King and restores luck to the land. The narrator plays the part of Storyteller, Fiona and the Leprechaun King.

The Last Man on the Moon

Category : Bios & Memoirs
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
A memoir by former Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan. In this excerpt, Cernan tells of setting foot on the lunar surface during his first Apollo mission.

- Age range 30's - 50's - Warm, intimate reads. Authoritative and knowledgeable. Quirky, natural characters. - A passion for communicating the passion behind your non-fiction work. - Telling stories to audiences young and old for more than 25 years on stage, video and television. - As a broadcast journalist and producer as well as a narrator, I understand and deliver quality, promptness and open collaboration.
Dozens of radio and TV spots and non-fiction programming for Discovery, Military Channel, Smithsonian and companies including Boeing and The World Bank. Most recent titles produced or in production: Letters from Alcatraz, by Michael Esslinger Rough War: The Combat Story of Lt. Paul J Eastman, by Walt Shiel Captured Honor: POW Survival in the Philippines and Japan, by Bob Wodnik Winning Your Election the Wellstone Way: A Comprehensive Guide for Candidates and Campaign Workers, by Jeff Blodgett, et al The Light of the Home: An Intimate View of the Lives of Women in Victorian America, by Harvey Green Rudolph!, an adult novel of Christmas, by Mark Teppo The Jackson County War: Reconstruction and Resistance in Post-Civil War Florida, by Daniel R. Weinfeld The Irish Soldiers of Mexico, by Michael Hogan
I am simply so impressed with the incredible voice you've given to this book. I couldn't be more impressed and any more pleased. It's absolutely perfect. I'm thrilled I have your amazing voice for Letters! -- MICHAEL ESSLINGER, AUTHOR, 'LETTERS FROM ALCATRAZ' I think listening to your narration of this book is, in many ways, better than reading it. We are impressed with the way you handle these multiple threads and sources in the narrative such that it is so easy to follow while listening. -- WALT SHIEL, AUTHOR, 'ROUGH WAR' Just thought I would let you know again how pleased I am with your work on The Irish Soldiers of Mexico. I appreciate the care you put into this book, the high level of professionalism, and the ease of working with you. I hope we can do it with another book in the near future. -- MICHAEL HOGAN, AUTHOR, 'THE IRISH SOLDIERS OF MEXICO' Your recording of my book … sounds fantastic. Thank you for doing such a great job. -- DANIEL WEINFELD, AUTHOR, 'THE JACKSON COUNTY WAR' Talented and flexible - taking his years of experience as a producer into the audio booth, Emil gets what you need and delivers ... His timing and emotional delivery has always been right on. It's always a pleasure to work with a true Booth Champion. -- RON SIMON, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, DISCOVERY NETWORKS Emil is a pro. His dedication to understanding the script and delivering a great read is impressive. He is flexible and able to hit whatever emphasis is best for the program. In the end, listening to a piece narrated by Emil is kind to the ears. -- RON BRICKER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, TEAM PRODUCTIONS

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