Adventures in Advertising

The Art of Voice Casting Part I
The Art of Voice Casting Part I

When I entered the Advertising World in 1972, I had no idea how big the voicer-over market was. To this day less than one percent ...

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Icons of Advertising
Icons of Advertising

May 8th was a great night for me. The Museum of Broadcast Communications opened a new exhibit to the public, A Salute to Advertising’s Greatest ...

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Lucas on the Lake
Lucas on the Lake

Ever since I heard the Lucas Museum might be built in Chicago, I thought it would be just the kind of museum we need in ...

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The American Advertising Federation
The American Advertising Federation

I am on the recommended speaker list for the American Advertising Federation for my speech about creativity. I was first asked to speak by a ...

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Rudy Perz
Rudy Perz

In 1965 I saw a commercial that would change my life. I think I was watching The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and when it was ...

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Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard
Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard

I drove past Morton East High School a couple of weeks ago, and I noticed one of my classmates had a street named after him. ...

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My Inner Voice
My Inner Voice

I’ve helped many actors begin careers in voice-over. When I was in college, I took a course called Oral Interpretation, taught by Professor William Dahlman. ...

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Spring Forward
Spring Forward

I always looked forward to spring training for baseball. Ernie Banks came up with a prediction that the Cubs would have a better team each ...

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