18 06, 2020

Meet “Roger Jr.,” The Electronic Voice Made For Roger Ebert (Cool Weird Awesome 323)

By |2020-06-18T06:23:32-04:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

It's the birthday of Roger Ebert, a great film critic, TV host and author, and a pioneer in developing realistic-sounding electronic voices. Today we have the story of how he worked to create a voice called "Roger Jr." Plus: how about teaching the electronic voices to read some of Ebert’s hilariously devastating negative movie reviews?