Occasional blogging, mostly of the long-form variety.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Don LaFontaine (1940-2008)

Don LaFontaine died last week. Even if you didn't know him, you know his voice. And pretty much everyone who's ever made a parody trailer, or riffed on trailer ad copy, has imitated him. Here's some of his work:

I'll also link one of my favorite NPR pieces ever, on political attack ads, a segment LaFontaine would have loved.

(Cross-posted at The Blue Herald)

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