I was in my mid-twenties the first time someone called attention to the way I spoke in a professional setting. She was my supervisor, a few years older than I, and had already accomplished an impressive amount in her career.
If you can't get past a woman's voice to listen to her words, that's on you.
Putting your voice out for public consumption -- and critique -- is a stark reminder that it's a man's, man's world.
Comedienne Nina Rolle and I reply to the debate over the vocal fry in this little video song. Hell, no, we don't fry! But if you do, we'd like to hear why.
While the annual era of hysteria is upon us here in Hollywood -- the Oscars! -- there's another one that'll last long after the Academy's fanfare has died down.