Taking A Break For The Holidays

Taking A Break For The Holidays

I celebrate Christmas and for the next few weeks I am taking off from the blog to enjoy the holiday and New Years. No matter what religion or lack thereof, what holidays you celebrate or those you don’t – I’d like to wish you the best of the season...
The Next Level

The Next Level

Everyone wants to take their career, their talent and their skills to the next level. For a ventriloquist, that may mean perfecting their lip control. Or mastering manipulation. Or going from an amateur to a professional, or even beyond professional to becoming a...
Ventriloquism For Beginners (And Advanced Vents Too!)

Ventriloquism For Beginners (And Advanced Vents Too!)

Everyday I get emails from people wondering how to get started in ventriloquism. It would be very easy for me to say – go to Learn-Ventriloquism.com, pay me $97 and you will have the best course available. (According to Terry Fator and my students!) While I do...
Don’t Hurry

Don’t Hurry

Today’s blog post was originally entitled: Gifts For Ventriloquists. But if you check, that article was actually released on November 20th. All because I hurried too much. Instead of scheduling the post to release today, I missed something and it published as...
Option: Failure

Option: Failure

No one wants to fail. That isn’t any fun.   If you don’t do something to succeed, why bother?   The other day I got yet another email asking how to be a success at ventriloquism.   That led me to question what this person meant by success.   I can guess...
Gifts For Ventriloquists

Gifts For Ventriloquists

Have a ventriloquist on your gift list? If so, here are a couple of perfect gifts for ventriloquists this holiday season! While some feel a puppet would be an ideal gift, it isn’t the best idea. Why?  Because a ventriloquist creates a character for their...
57

57

Damn I’m getting old. Yes, today I start my 57th trip around the sun. This past year has been pretty insane. I won’t go into it all, but lets just say that it has been challenging personally. A few things I have learned over the past 56 years are:  Do what...
Savvy Ways To Boost Your Fee

Savvy Ways To Boost Your Fee

I’m going to take you back in time. Back to one of my early Vent Haven ConVENTion days. Then, I didn’t have the Learn-Ventriloquism Course. I wasn’t a part of Maher Studios. I was just a ventriloquist who made his living doing shows. Lots of shows. I...
Overwhelmed?

Overwhelmed?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? I do. When that happens, your productivity goes out the window. You are looking at everything you have to do and the mountain seems too high to climb. That gets discouraging. Which leads to feeling overwhelmed. Which leads to frustration....
Favorite Posts

Favorite Posts

Have you been reading the Maher Studios blog for awhile? I know I have. Once and awhile I try to look at articles I have written to see if I should update a topic. It also helps me to find gaps where I can write about different subjects. As I was looking back trying...