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Media Guests

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Lori Alan
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor
Website: LoriAlan.com

Lori is perhaps best known for her award-winning voice-over work. Lori joins Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Bill Hader in Pixar’s Inside Out. Recently honored by her peers at the First Annual Voice Arts Awards (the Academy Awards for Voice-Overs) Lori took first-place prizes for Outstanding Body Of Work and Outstanding National Television Commercial. She starred as Diane Simmons on Family Guy, Pearl the Whale on SpongeBob: Squarepants, and Sue Richards, The Invisible Woman, on Marvel Comics’ The Fantastic Four, among many other fantastic animated roles (Monster’s University, Toy Story 3, Despicable Me 2, WALL-E, Henry Hugglemonster, Metal Gear Solid, Cow and Chicken, Animaniacs, and Futurama) and a long, successful commercial career.

From roles on the gripping Showtime drama Ray Donovan, to the hilarious Comedy Central gem Workaholics, to the deliciously naughtyDesperate Housewives, Lori’s energy and natural essence flow effortlessly from genre to genre. A true character actress in every sense of the word, when Lori speaks, the world listens. She delves deeply into her material, emerging with the power to make the audience laugh and cry in the same moment. Her television career has flourished with appearances on Bones, Southland, CSI, 90210, Law and Order (both LA and the original), and every other show imaginable.

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Robert Axelrod
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor
Website: Behind The Voice Actors

Robert Axelrod is a busy voice over artist, most recognizable as Lord Zedd and Finster on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. As Lord Zedd, he starred in both the first Power Rangers feature film and the wildly popular live show that toured the country.  Axelrod has appeared in more than thirty feature films the Sci-Fi hit remake of The Blob with Kevin Dillon and has acted alongside iconic actors such as Charles Bronson.  His latest acting endeavor is the soon-to-be-released horror dark comedy, The Revenant.

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Bob Bergen
Media Guest
Voice Actor
Website: Bob Bergen

His resume consists of 100s of cartoons, commercials, promos, radio imaging, live award show announcing, and interactive games. In 1990, Bob’s dream came true when he joined a handful of actors who share the job of voicing The Looney Tunes. Over the years, Bob has voiced Porky, Tweety, Marvin the Martian, Henry Hawk, Sylvester Jr., and Speedy Gonzales in a variety of feature films, albums, toys, games, and television series’, including the two-time Emmy nominated series Duck Dodgers, in which Bob received an Annie Award nomination as best voice performer in a television series. In 1991 Bob was asked to play Sylvester Jr., for a radio program called Mrs. Bush’s Story Time, hosted by First Lady Barbara Bush. Soon after, he was thrilled to be invited to a reception at The White House in appreciation for his participation in Mrs. Bush’s literacy program.

Bob’s voice has been heard in hundreds of commercials, including McDonald’s, Mitsubishi, Geico, Petsmart, Publix, Albertsons. His promo resume includes Disney Channel, NBC, FOXKids. He’s the imaging branding voice for radio stations throughout the US. Animated features include Tangled, Tinker Bell, Spirited Away, Akira, A Bug’s Life, Iron Giant, Cars, The Emperor’s New Groove, Up, Wall-E, Wreck it Ralph, to name a few.

He voices Luke Skywalker for LucasArts interactive games, as well as all three Robot Chicken: Star Wars specials. He’s supplied special vocal effects for dozens of films, including Gremlins, Army of Darkness, Dunsten Checks In, Fright Night 2, Honey, I Blew up the Kid, Santa Clause 2 & 3, He’s an Annie Award nominee for Porky Pig/Cadet in the Emmy nominated series Duck Dodgers. He currently stars as Porky Pig in Cartoon Network’s hit series The Looney Tunes Show, which he received an Emmy nomination for “Best Voice Over Performer” in 2011.

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Rodger Bumpass
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor
Website: Behind the Voice Actor

Emmy-nominated for the voice of Squidward on Spongebob Squarepants, Rodger has been in acting for 38 years, and he’s going to keep on til he gets it right. In addition to Squidward, he was the voice of Professor Membrane in Invader Zim, Dr Light in Teen Titans, Hanover Fyst in the cult favorite Heavy Metal and has provided various voices in many of Disney and Pixar feature animation movies like A Bug’s Life, Monsters Inc, Cars, Finding Nemo, Treasure Planet, Emperor’s New Groove and more recently, Monsters University.

He began his career with the National Lampoon Magazine, touring the USA and falling down on stage a lot, (on purpose). He likes kitty cats and long walks on the beach, where falling doesn’t hurt as much. If you pass him in the hallway, just say “Do the voice, please” and he will glady comply for the nominal price of $2.37. Cash only. He does take IOU’s if they involve a kiss from a pretty girl.

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Trevor Devall
Media Guest
Voice Actor
Website: Trevor Devall

A native of Edmonton, Canada, Trevor Devall spent 15 years in Vancouver’s voice-over industry as one of the city’s most sought-after animation and commercial voice actors.

He is a prolific voice artist, having performed in hundreds of animated productions including television movies, series, feature films and video games. Some highlights: Rocket Raccoon ofGuardians of the Galaxy in Marvel’s Ultimate Spiderman, Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious, Admiral Ackbar and Jar Jar Binks in Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles, Iron Will, Hoity Toity and Fancy Pants (for which he was nominated for a UBCP Award for Best Voice) on My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Dukey on Cartoon Network’s Johnny Test, Captain America and others in Marvels’ Wolverine vs Sabretooth, Jayce on the globally popular League of Legends video game, Colossus on Joss Whedon’s Astonishing X-Men, Dad on Disney’s Kid vs Kat, Mu Laflaga in Gundam Seed, Togusa in Ghost in the Shell-SAC, Mr. Palmer, Ike and many others on Zeke’s Pad, Moordryd Payne on Dragon Booster, Aizawa onDeath Note, Chang and the maniacal Irishman Leigarch on Black Lagoon, Alpha Q in Transformers: Energon, Pyro in X-Men: Evolution, Wild Weasel in G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom, Scourge inTransformers: Cybertron, and the voice of the alien helmsman Hermiod on Stargate: Atlantis.

For feature films, he has performed roles including Baramanda in the CG feature A.R.K. (with James Woods), Toa Pohatu in Bionicle: Mask of Light, Toa Nuju in Bionicle: Legends of Metru Nui, and Shesta in Escaflowne. He recently appeared in Escape from Planet Earth with Brendan Fraser and William Shatner.

Trevor also starred as the villainous Sir Atticus Moon alongside Big Time Rush in their made-for-Nickelodeon feature, Big Time Movie. He is the host of the popular podcast, Voiceprint with Trevor Devall and Guests, an Internet talk show featuring some of animation’s biggest voice performers. Trevor can also be heard narrating Million Dollar Neighborhood on the Oprah Winfrey Network, as well as Uberguide on TLC.

In addition to performing for animation, Trevor works as a voice acting coach, and has taught acting at some of the finest institutions in Vancouver. He has recently expanded his operations and relocated to Los Angeles, having worked on various projects for Disney, Dreamworks. Warner Bros., and others.

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Will Friedle
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor

William Alan “Will” Friedle is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is best known for his comedic roles, most notably the underachieving elder brother Eric Matthews on the long-running TV sitcom Boy Meets World from 1993 to 2000. More recently, he has voiced a number of animated characters such as Terry McGinnis/Batman, the titular character of Batman Beyond, and Ron Stoppable ofKim Possible. He does the voice of Deadpool in Ultimate Spider-Man. He also did the voices of Doyle in The Secret Saturdays, Lion-O in the rebooted ThunderCats series, and Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes) on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. One of his most recent roles has been the speaking voice of Bumblebee in the final episode of Transformers: Prime and the movie Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising and in the sequel series Transformers: Robots in Disguise.

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Stephanie Gladden
Media Guest
Artist
Website: Girls of Monster ParadiseWebsite: DC Comics

Stephanie Gladden has been drawing professionally since 1991, where she got her start in animation working at various commercial studios in Atlanta. She also worked briefly for Disney TV on the Pepper Ann series. Stephanie started drawing comics in ’93 and has drawn for a lot of licensed books over the years, such as The Simpsons, Ren & Stimpy, Looney Tunes, The Powerpuff Girls, and Tom & Jerry. Her comics work also pops up in such places as Jim Ottavini’s Dignifying Science, Peter Bagge’s Sweatshop, and Paul Dini’s Jingle Belle, which earned her a Harvey Award nomination in 2011. In 1998 Stephanie wrote and drew her first creator-owned comic book, Hopster’s Tracks. For nearly a decade, Stephanie worked as a character artist for Cartoon Network, creating art for such properties as The Powerpuff Girls, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Dexter’s Lab, and Chowder. Currently, she draws for SpongeBob, Powerpuff Girls, and Peanuts comics. Her online comic is called Girls of Monster Paradise, set on a tropical island where abducted gals willingly hang out with cool monsters!

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Richard Horvitz
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor
Website: RichardHorvitz.com

Fans of animation will recognize Richard Horvitz as the voice of many iconic characters, including Invader Zim, Billy from The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy, Daggett from The Angry Beavers, and Alpha 5 from the original Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.

In addition to Richard’s animation work, gamers will recognize him from his many video game roles in such classics as Psychonauts(Raz), Ratchet And Clank Series (Zoni, Pollyx, Zurgo), Destroy All Humans (Orthopox), and Skylanders (Kaos) to name a few. Richard began his acting career on camera and many may recall his role as Alan Eakian in the 1980’s cult classic Summer School.

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Jason Marsden
Media Guest
Actor, Voice Actor
Website: JasonMarsden.comWebsite: Behind The Voice ActorsWebsite: The Internet Game Database

You’ve seen him. You’ve heard him. Across platforms such as: television, feature films, animation, video games, commercials, talking toys, promotion, narration, internet. It’s no wonder Jason Marsden has been referred to as “that guy from that show”.

You could say Marsden’s big break was landing a recurring role on General Hospital as Alan Quartermaine Jr., but getting to play little Eddie Munster on the 80‘s revamp, The Munsters Today was a game changer. Soon after that, Marsden joined the cast of the short lived but critically respected Eerie Indiana. From there, guest starring and recurring on a slew of television and film through the mid 90s; Ally McBeal, Will & Grace, Just Shoot Me, Full House, and Boy Meets World, most notably.

Spanning a career of over twenty-five years, Marsden has accumulated an impressive resume. In the feature film world; he played a young Billy Crystal in Crystal’s directorial debut Mr. Saturday Night. In Fun With Dick and Jane, he botches Jim Carrey’s shoplifting attempt. At age 20, Marsden landed the job of a lifetime when Sir Ridley Scott cast him in White Squall, opposite Jeff Bridges and an ensemble of talent. The completion of “Squall” found Marsden back in the states, joining the cast of the hit television series, Step by Step” starring Suzanne Somers and Patrick Duffy. He was cast as Rich Halke, Dana’s (Stacy Keanan) bumbling beau.In the interim, Marsden built an outstanding legacy in voice over. Lending his pipes to over 100 animated cartoon series, feature films, video games, toys, and counting! Amongst the most popular, Goofy’s son, Max, in A Goofy Movie, Thackery Binx in Hocus Pocus, Chester McBadbat in Fairly Odd Parents, Nermal in The Garfield Show, Conrad ‘Duke’ Hauser in GI JOE: Renegades, and appearing in episodes of Ultimate Spiderman, Batman: Brave and Bold, Avatar: Legend of Korra to name a few more. A fan fave is Marsden’s performance in Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award winning Spirited Away, as Haku the mysterious boy/ dragon. He absolutely loves working in animation! Getting to working with the talented voice over artists that he used to listen to while watching Saturday morning cartoons as a kid is a dream come true! Recent projects include: futuristic speedster, Impulse in CN’s Young Justice, Transformers – Rescue Bots, Monsters U, Final Fantasy 13.2, and Kaijudo – Rise of the Duel Masters

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Georgia McBride
Media Guest
Author, Publisher
Website: Georgia McBride.com

Georgia is owner of Georgia McBride Media Group, home of Month9Books, Swoon Romance and Tantrum Books where she acquires and packages books and develops film and TV content. She also writes fantasy and SciFi for teens. She’s an unapologetic nerd and the ultimate fan girl who really does believe in dragons!

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E.C. Myers
Media Guest
Author
Website: E.C. Myers.net

E.C. Myers was assembled in the U.S. from Korean and German parts and raised by a single mother and the public library in Yonkers, New York. He is the author of numerous short stories and four young adult books: the Andre Norton Award–winning Fair CoinQuantum Coin;The Silence of Six; and Against All Silence, a thriller about teenage hacktivists investigating a vast conspiracy, out in July 2016 from Adaptive Books. E.C. currently lives with his wife, son, and three doofy pets in Pennsylvania. You can find traces of him all over the internet, but especially at http://ecmyers.net and on Twitter: @ecmyers.

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David Sobolov
Media Guest
Voice Actor
Website: David Sobolov

David Sobolov is known for his work as a voice actor playing creepy villains, scary aliens, and edgy heroes on television, in games, and in feature films. He’s the voice of Gorilla Grodd on The CW Network drama The Flash, and Drax in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. David is the voice of Shockwave on Transformers Prime, Azmodan in Heroes of the Storm (and two previous games) for Blizzard, Terrorrblade in DOTA 2, Bumble Blast and Krypt King in Skylanders, The Annihilator on Disney XD’s live action series Mighty Med, and Lobo on WB’s Young Justice and the game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

David was the voice of Depth Charge on the classic Beast Wars Transformers series, Tatsurion the Unchained (aka Bob) on Kaijudo, Lt. Vasquez in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Jul M’Dama in Halo 4, Dr. Garret Bryson in Mass Effect 3, Robocop in Robocop Alpha Commando, Lord Tyger on Spiderman Unlimited, and Spookie Jar on Sabrina: The Animated Series.

His face and voice were featured in the on-camera performance capture role of Rios in Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel for EA, and in the feature film Sparks. You’ll hear David speaking German in the first Call of Duty game, Klingon in Star Trek Into Darkness, English as the Gorn on Star Trek Enterprise and as both a Gorn and Klingon characters in game Star Trek Online.

David studied acting with the legendary Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.

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Austin St. John
Media Guest
Actor

Austin St. John starred as “Jason Lee Scott, Red Ranger” in one of the most iconic, groundbreaking, live-action children’s television series of all time: The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (MMPR).  The character of Jason embodies the classic superhero: brave in the face of adversity, an expert fighter, a leader, a team player, and champion of “the underdog.”

After its debut in 1993 the show instantly became a worldwide phenomenon, and Austin went on to film eighty-one episodes of MMPR. He eventually left MMPR but later returned to film seventeen episodes as the Gold Ranger in a later series Power Rangers:  Zeo. After that, Austin continued to be involved in many projects, including Turbo: A Power Ranger’s Movie, and Power Rangers: Forever Red.  He hosted a TV special, Power Rangers: The Lost Episode and produced a children’s instructional video packaged with a book co-authored by Steve Rowe titled Karate Warrior: A Beginner’s Guide to Martial Arts.

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Adam Bryce Thomas
Media Guest
Comic Book Artist
Website: Patreon

Adam Bryce Thomas is a comic artist currently working for Archie Comics. He works as the main penciler for the Sonic Universe series and has contributed works to other comics in the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise. In addition to penciling, Adam has collaborated with many writers as lead artist, a recent example being Outre Press’s Anthology #5: Desire. In addition to drawing comics, Adam spends his free time expressing himself with watercolors and illustration. He is passionate about encouraging young artists and strives to be an approachable, welcoming presence in the industry.

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Dr. Scott Viguié
Media Guest
Author
Website: Dr. Geek Lab

Dr. Scott Viguié is a modern day Renaissance man.  Holding two doctorates, he is an attorney, archaeologist, author and actor.  Scott fulfilled his passion for educating others, and particularly rekindling an interest in the sciences, by creating both the audio show Doctor Geek’s Laboratory of Applied Geekdom, and the live event Doctor Geek’s Science Fair.  Both projects are dedicated to STEM outreach.  They combine science and fiction to educate and inspire others to help bring about the world of tomorrow today. One of Scott’s greatest joys in life is showing people that they, too, can achieve their dreams and build a better future. As he likes to say, “Nothing is impossible, just highly improbable.”

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Debbie Viguié
Media Guest
Author
Website: Debbie Viguie.com

Debbie Viguié is the New York Times Bestselling author of fifty novels including the Wicked series co-authored with Nancy Holder and the Robin Hood Demon’s Bane series co-authored with James R. Tuck.  In addition to her epic dark fantasy work Debbie also writes thrillers and mysteries. She writes the Tex Ravencroft science fiction adventure series with her husband, Dr. Scott Viguié. Debbie also plays a recurring character on the web series and the audio drama of Doctor Geek’s Laboratory. When Debbie isn’t busy writing or acting she enjoys spending time with her husband visiting theme parks.  They live in Florida with their cat, Schrödinger.  Visit her online at http://www.debbieviguie.com.

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David Yost
Media Guest
Actor

David Yost is an American actor most notably known for his role as Billy, the Blue Ranger on the international television series The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Yost completed over 200 episodes of the series and starred in the feature film Power Rangers: the Movie.

Since leaving the series, Yost has turned his attention to behind-the-scenes work in the Entertainment Industry. He has worked on and produced many reality television shows most notably The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for Bravo and Temptation Island for FOX. He recently completed the second season of NTSF:SD:SUV:: – a comedy spoof of shows like CSI or NCIS and just finished production on NEWSREADERS – a comedic take on the people who bring us the news. As well as being a producer, Yost has held the title of Director of Production at the Sci Fi Lab, a television development entity for the SyFy Channel and Manager of Licensing for Pioneer/Geneon Entertainment in which he sold completed television series to international distributors, domestically closing deals with MTV & Showtime. 

Yost is also involved with several charitable organizations such as Project Angel Food and The Trevor Project and currently resides in California.

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