During the hour:
The Gift of the Magi: The Classic Christmas Story by O. Henry
Narrated by Lorie Kellogg, Joe Bevilacqua
The Christmas that Almost Never Was: A 1940s Radio Play by The Voice of Yogi Bear Daws Butler
Performed by Daws Butler, Don Messick, and Marian Richmond
Pedro's Christmas Fables: "The Best Choice" and "The Little Christmas Star" by Pedro Pablo Sacristan
Narrated by Joe Bevilacqua, Lorie Kellogg
The weekly radio hour is an anthology series representing the depth and breath of Bev's 40-plus year career in audio storytelling, from documentary to radio drama, and new and classic installments of Bev's older radio show Cartoon Carnival (still heard on many stations).
Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler was a voice actor originally from Toledo, Ohio. He worked mostly for Hanna-Barbera and originated the voices of many familiar animated cartoon characters, including Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, and Huckleberry Hound.
Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) is a veteran radio theater producer and voice actor. A protege of Daws Butler, he also works on stage and is the winner of the 2012 New York TANYS Award for Excellence in Acting. He has performed at the Improv, Caroline's on Broadway, Catch a Rising Star, the Comic Strip, opened for Uncle Floyd, worked with Al Franken, Shelley Berman, Louis Black and Rick Overton. Joe has also MC'd shows featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Mahr and Gilbert Gottfried. He has been regularly heard on National Public Radio and Sirius-XM Radio and has produced hundreds of hours of audiobooks.
Lorie Kellogg started her education at the Kansas City Art Institute. There she studied painting, printmaking, photography, commercial design and video. She continued to Graduate School at the California Institute of the Arts where she received her MFA in Film/Video. Lorie is a graphic designer creating websites, logos, newsletters, newspaper & magazine layout, package design, ad design, and edits video & audio.
Together, Kellogg and Bev voice and produce audio. Archived Comedy-O-Rama Hours are now podcast on iTunes at:
Hundreds of hours of audio titles from Waterlogg Productions are available at waterlogg.com.
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