In A World (2013)

“In A World,’ All Voice-Overs Are Not Created Equal
August 08, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/08/08/210135579/in-a-world-all-voice-overs-are-not-created-equal

the new comedy In a World … — written and directed by actress Lake Bell — tells the story of voice-over artists competing to become the next Don LaFontaine.

Bell starred with Meryl Streep in It’s Complicated

In a World … casts her as a veteran voice coach who wants to break into the male-dominated world of voice-overs.

… researching an accent, and the perils of “sexy-baby vocal virus.”

On how male and female voice-overs are used differently
Bell: “If a man is selling you a car in a voice-over, it’s like, ‘Buy this car and you’ll get to be me.’ And if a woman is selling a car via the voice-over, then it’s sort of, ‘Buy this car and you’ll get to be with me.’ ”

On sexy voice trends through the ages
Bell: “The vocal trend that is infecting the female youth in this fine nation is the sexy baby vocal virus.

‘In A World …’ Is A Comedy About, You Guessed It, Voice-Over Artists
July 25, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/07/25/204510672/in-a-world-is-a-comedy-about-you-guessed-it-voice-over-artists

instance:
http://www.npr.org/2016/02/12/466512356/marvels-new-superhero-movie-deadpool-receives-r-rating

related:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/10/24/357584372/video-what-women-get-flak-for-when-they-talk

accent reduction
http://www.testden.com/accent

http://www.personal.psu.edu/afr3/blogs/siowfa13/2013/10/accents-are-weird.html

https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/vocal-fry

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http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/05/05/308349318/you-had-me-at-hello-the-science-behind-first-impressions

Researchers Examine Whether First Impressions Are Lasting
December 22, 2016
http://www.npr.org/2016/12/22/506550304/researchers-examine-whether-first-impressions-are-lasting
we not only see superficial things, we read meaning into photographs. We draw inferences about someone’s personality from the way they look in a photo.

http://www.npr.org/2012/05/22/153214284/obamas-harvard-days-began-with-exclamation-point

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