In 2011, Bev released over 600 hours of audio entertainment in many genres--audiobooks, radio theater, new stories of old-time radio, memoirs, biographies, comedies, dramas, children's stories, science fiction fantasy and of course cartoons.
To accommodate all his new work, Waterlogg Productions has revamped The Joe Bev Experience website: http://www.joebev.com.
The new Joe Bev. site features a new graphical design for easy use on small devices, including Kindle, Blackberry, Android, iPhone, iPod or iPad. A new Amazon shopping cart has been added for easy, one-click buying of all Joe Bev's audio and books.
Joe Bev has also started writing a blog column, The Art of Audio, featuring behind the scenes stories about cartoon voice acting, rare photos, video and audio: http://waterloggproductions.blogspot.com/
Among Bev's new animation related titles:
Yabba Dabba Doo!: The Alan Reed Story
by Alan Reed
Narrated by Alan Reed Jr., Alan Reed Sr., Joe Bevilacqua, Joe Barbera, Tony Reed, Bill Marx
5 hrs and 6 mins
The autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is brought to life by veteran radio-theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and Alan Reed Jr.. This is an enhanced unabridged audiobook of the print book features rare interviews with Alan Reed himself, an interview with Joe Barbera, commentary by Joe Bevilacqua, and clips from Reed's radio, TV, and film career, including The Fred Allen Show, The Shadow, The Life of Riley, Life with Luigi, Duffy's Tavern, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Viva Zapata, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and The Flintstones.
A review by Robert, Beverly, MA,
A lively tribute to the life of character actor and cartoon voice Alan Reed, spiced by background music and audio clips of radio/TV shows and movies. Most of it is read by Alan Reed Jr. (whose father had died in 1977) but there are some bits spoken by Reed himself from 1970s interviews. Joe Barbera is heard commenting on Alan's work with The Flintstones (as Fred) and the creation of the series. Bill Marx narrates some letters Fred Allen wrote to Reed.
Teddy Bergman, later to become Alan Reed, was determined to be a stage actor, including a job in Oklahoma City and a dramatic academy. He found his way into what we now call old time radio (comedy/drama)
music and various clips which make this a nostalgia trip into the Golden Age of Radio. I really enjoyed all the clips, the inside info, and the journey into the life of
a skillful character actor--the man who decided the best way to express Fred Flintstone's exuberance at life was to shout out, "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
The Best of Cartoon Carnival, Volume One: 'The Interviews'
by Joe Bevilacqua
Narrated by Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg, Joe Barbera, Leonard Maltin, Bob Clampett, Stan Freberg, Daws Butler, Mel Blanc, Bill Marx, June Foray, Hoyt Curtin, Doug Young, Janet Waldo
2 hrs and 51 mins
As the protégé of cartoon voice legend Daws Butler (Yogi Bear), the veteran award-winning broadcaster (NPR, Sirius-XM Radio) Joe Bevilacqua is no stranger to the cartoon world. Joe Bev. even co-authored his mentor’s authorized biography, Daws Butler, Characters Actor, available from Amazon.com.
From Mel Blanc to June Foray, from Disney to Hanna-Barbera, Cartoon Carnival is a lively hour of rare and classic cartoon audio, children’s records, cartoon music and sound effects, new radio cartoons, interviews, and mini-documentaries about the wonderful world of animation.
In this first collection are interviews with Joe Barbera, Leonard Maltin, Bob Clampett, Stan Freberg, Daws Butler, Mel Blanc, Bill Marx, June Foray, Bill Scott, Hoyt Curtin, and Craig Marin. Plus, audio from Warner Brothers and Hanna-Barbera cartoons: The Jetsons, The Flintstones, Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Ruff n Reddy, Magilla Gorilla, Bob Clampett's Time for Beany, Jay Ward's Rocky and Bullwinkle, Fractured Fairy Tales, Fractured Flickers, The Chuck McCann Show, Winchell-Mahoney Time (Paul Winchell), and The Sandy Becker Show.
Daws Butler Teaches You Dialects: Lessons from the Voice of Yogi Bear!
Daws Butler was the voice magician behind such classic cartoon characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and Quick Draw McGraw. Daws talks directly to you, demonstrating his dialect technique and entertaining you at the same time! The companion book, Scenes for Actors and Voices, is available from Amazon.com.
Dialects featured: British, Cockney, Irish, Scottish, Italian, Brooklyn, Hindu, German, French, Southern.
Rare Daws Butler: Comedy from the Voice of Yogi Bear!
Narrated by Daws Butler, Stan Freberg, Shep Menken, Herschel Bernardi, Carol Hemmingway
Daws Butler was the voice magician behind such classic cartoon characters as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and Quick Draw McGraw. Daws also co-wrote and voiced many of Stan Freberg's greatest comedy records, including Saint George and the Dragonet. Here is a hilarious collection of rare, never-before-
Daws Butler’s Comedy Demo
Daws Demonstrates How to Do Quick Draw, Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear and Snagglepuss
Daws Butler's Serious Demo
Yogi Bear Meets the Celebrities
Arthur Godfrey Parody
Mr. Jinks Tells Mary Had a Little Lamb
Who’s Afraid of a Virginian's Wrath
Other Daws Butler titles released by Joe Bev include:
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Best of the Comedy-O-Rama Hour, Season One - 4 hrs and 56 mins
Daws Butler’s Halloween Happening: The Best of Cartoon Carnival, Volume 3 - 45 mins
Uncle Dunkle and Donnie: 35 Fractured Fables from the Voice of Yogi Bear! - 4 hrs and 56 mins
These and many other Waterlogg audio productions, cartoons, iPhone games and books are available on Amazon, iTunes, Audible for your Kindle, Blackberry, Android, iPhone, iPod or iPad, and CD at http://www.joebev.com.
Reruns of Cartoon Carnival and the NEW Joe Bev Experience air on radio stations around the world, including NPR stations and Sirius XM Book Radio ch. 80. Check the joebev.com for details.
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Waterlogg Productions is a multi-media entertainment company founded by husband and wife team Joe Bevilacqua & Lorie Kellogg.
Their combined talents spanning over 40 years have garnered many awards in radio.
In 2009 Waterlogg Production ventured into the world of audio books and in 2011 video.
In 2010 Joe Bevilacqua signed a new deal with Audible to distribute all of his audio books including radio drama, science fiction, documentary, comedy and biography.
In 2011 Joe signed a deal with Sirius/XM [Sirius XM Radio] to broadcast his work on the Book Radio Ch. 80.
iPhone game coming out Christmas 2011 Joe Bevilacqua voiced Commander Crumpet for the Bob Camp co-founder of and director for Ren & Stimpy [Spümco] designed iPhone game Tanks of Fury produced by Iversoft.
Feel free to contact them for your audio, video and entertainment needs. http://www.waterlogg.com