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    Default R.I.P. Don LaFontaine

    After recording about 5,000 movie trailers, and about 350,000 commercials, programs, files and other presentations, the legend is now gone. He was a dude I thought would never ever pass away.

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    The previews will never be the same.....just like NFL Films has never been the same since John Facenda passed....

    RIP....

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    Man, what the hell is with it today?!

    RIP Don. No one can take your place, although Pablo Francisco never ceases to crack me up with his "Trailer Guy for the movies" voice.
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    Again, in radio, I met Don at a radio seminar in MSP. Super nice guy. Taught me how to propery use my voie to deliver a hard punch, without screaming or using a fake voice.

    RIP Mr. LaFontaine





    On the comedy side; Pablo Francisco does an awsome imitation of him. He even has Don in a video clip on his home page.

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    I know that voice....RIP

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    That guy was the one who inspired me to take up voiceover as a career.

    I truly grieve at the prospect of never hearing his music again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The SLAWTERHOUSE Bug View Post
    That guy was the one who inspired me to take up voiceover as a career.

    I truly grieve at the prospect of never hearing his music again.
    My personal favorite is a guy named David Lee. Dude has the most unblieveable set of pipes. He does nothing but gritty, greezy rock liners. I think he's out of Wisconsin.

    He does some local stuff around here for an insurance company and the local Harely dealer.
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    Aww man, what a loss. His voice made me want to go see a movie. He made it sound larger than life.

    His GEICO commerical was funny as well.

    RIP Mr. LaFontaine.

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    I had no idea who this guy was by name but then I watched the video. Damn, what a freaking bummer!!! This guy was one of a kind and way too soon for him to go. What a shame.
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    "In a time....In a land....In an era

    When you hear those words spoken in that familiar voice....there was only one guy it could be....

    RIP Mr. LaFontaine
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    Quote Originally Posted by Down In Flames View Post
    "On a board without DIF, VHLinks struggles to bring the funny. Many obstacles abound; Ed's band sucking, Eddymon posting in political threads, MikeL being a right-wing jarhead... Can one legendary poster return and right the sinking ship that's not yet sunk but taking on water because it's sinking and shit in light of Brett paying farrrrrrrr out the ass for boating insurance even though he won't give his mods a raise? Find out this Fall as DIF returns to VHLinks."
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