Joe’s Dump has been around over 2 years. With more than 100 posts, it’s time for a bit of Dump Digging to harvest out some of my favorite posts from the past year…
Organized by category for your convenience below – Enjoy!
V321.ru – The Story
Moth or Flame?
Technology Rising, Quality Sinking
Good, Fast, Cheap – A New Take
The Myth Of Conversational VO
Moment by Moment
… just some nice thoughts for the new year …
2am: my wife and I are awoken by a neighbor’s car horn blaring across the street.
I think the cat’s still asleep at the bottom of the bed.
We both get up and check out the situation.
Others are trying to silence the car outside.
I make a quick call, and our local police inform me they already know and are sending a truck.
The car horn stops.
… silence …
We both get back into the warm bed, and the cat moves over to lay on my left foot.
My wife rolls over to hold me and drool on my shoulder.
… moment …
Wishing and Hoping…
Today, I’d like to discuss how a pop song from 1963 can provide some very valuable lessons about business, and about life.
In brief, the song delivers advice to a woman who seems intent on landing a man. The conclusion is that wishing is not enough – she’s gotta actually do something!.
(video and lyrics are at the bottom of this post for your reference)
So let’s break the song lyrics down into three categories and find out how they can help us to achieve our own goals: Continue reading
The time had come to have “The Talk” with my current computer system:
I don’t know how to say this, so I’ll just come out and say it: I’ve outgrown you.
You’ve gotten too slow and noisy, and I feel I can no longer rely on you.
Really… it’s not you… no, wait… it is you!
Maybe it’s best we just go our own ways.
And so, the hunt for a new computer began!
What did I want? Continue reading
We’re bombarded by them every day. Some of us even get paid to speak them.
But what if the words were changed?
What if they only made sense when you read them out loud?
Here’s a classic fairy tale rewritten using totally different words, yet understandable when spoken.
Listen to “Goal Deluxe Sander Tree Beers”
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Alit Dulls Dory: Goal Deluxe Sander Tree Beers
Won sap pun a tine dare washer ladle gull culled Goal Deluxe
zoo leave din dissenter offer lodge forced widow mutter hander
Un Film Du Arte
by Aruba Borealis
“Un Film Du Arte” is the first of a series of 273 films by soon to be acclaimed director Aruba Borealis.
Known for his work on knowing art, Aruba Borealis brings a fresh perspective to the Art Film genre.
“I wanted to make something that means something to someone… but I came up with this. Maybe I can sell it.”
— Aruba Borealis
Critical Praise for “Un Film Du Arte”:
“For a first film, this was really bad.”
— Fred Garvey, Mulligatawny Post Dispatch
Live! from E.V.I.L. is holding open auditions for the upcoming episode titled “Gathering On EVIL”, slated for release in early 2015, and possibly used to pitch the series to major cartoon studios.
Virgil Villain and his henchman Weevil are throwing a Lair Warming Party in order to meet the other inhabitants on Evil Island. This is where you come in!
Now’s your chance…
a poem by Joe J Thomas
cat and humidifier
get up to pee at 1:17
sparks in my brain at 3:17
rising from the deep
respond to the world
stretching at 4:17
All content written and voiced by Joe J Thomas online at: JoeActor.com
Henderson’s Culinary Quickies!
Henderson Moment Episode 3:
… and be sure to keep an eye out for Season 2 of “Henderson & Havner” – Coming Soon!
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Hello folks! My name’s Henderson, and this is my moment.