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7 Memorable TV Bosses

Happy National Boss Day! The holiday was first celebrated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski. She felt bad about forgetting her boss’s birthday, so she registered the date as a holiday. (Her boss was also her dad.) Since it’s Saturday and lots of folks won’t be hanging out at the office, we thought we’d round [...]

The Surprising Voices Behind Cartoon Characters

Last week we asked you to give us a few of your favorite surprising identities behind cartoon voiceovers. After checking out your terrific comments, we present a few voiceover artists you might not have suspected. Brad Garrett as Hulk Hogan When the then-WWF expanded into Saturday morning cartoons with Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling in 1985, it [...]

How Movies Are Dubbed

Blockbuster movies are often released in several nations at once, and we are used to selecting from several languages on DVDs by now. How much work goes into making other languages work in film? Slate explains how they do it. The foreign actors’ voices have to match the age, texture, and comedic sense of the original. [...]