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The New Voice of MSNBC: Twisted Sister's Dee Snider
February 8, 2002 8:04 PM   Subscribe

The New Voice of MSNBC: Twisted Sister's Dee Snider He's the new voiceover guy at MSNBC.I knew I recognized that voice, I just couldn't place it. It sort of makes you wonder who other networks might get to do voiceovers.
posted by BarneyFifesBullet (13 comments total)

His radio show is carried here in Richmond, mostly because he is family-friendly enough to please the local Baptist grocery chain owners that ran Stern off the air. I was surprised at how professional his radio presence comes across. In terms of his material, he needs new writers, but damn if he isn't enjoyable to listen to on a sonic level.
posted by machaus at 8:16 PM on February 8, 2002

Aaah, vindication at last!! Thank You Barney!
Lucky break those Baptist grocery owners havent seen those old photos of Dee performing in a pink housedress, looking like Divine on steroids or they might change their minds.

But as Dee would say:

"I am, I'm Me, I Will, You'll See...."
posted by jonmc at 8:31 PM on February 8, 2002

Twisted Sister is awesome. One of the most misunderstood bands in history. Dee Snider always manages to bring a smile to my face.
posted by Fahrenheit at 8:52 PM on February 8, 2002

You're all gonna burn in hell.
posted by dong_resin at 9:08 PM on February 8, 2002

dong_resin - true "but it's the price we gotta pay and all the games we gotta play makes me wonder if it's worth it to carry on [power chord]"

*flicks bic, makes devil horn salute, starts banging head*

***warning: entering mullethead nirvana***
posted by jonmc at 9:19 PM on February 8, 2002

check out dee's input on the infamous censorship hearings... and while you're there, zappa had a good time with tipper and crew as well...
posted by adamholz at 9:44 PM on February 8, 2002

How can you not love a forum where the voice of righteous indignation comes from a guy named "dong_resin"?
posted by verdezza at 9:52 PM on February 8, 2002

What is it about voice-overs, and raspy, throaty voices?

You know the melodramatic copy: "In a world ... where evil lurks behind every corner ... and goodness stands alone in a pool of light ... one man found the courage ..."

His name is Don LaFontaine, and they call him "the voice of God".
posted by dhartung at 11:15 PM on February 8, 2002

As far as I'm concerned the voice of God is actually Ken Nordine, but I definitely know the guy you mean.

When that one man dies, movie trailers will be changed forever.
posted by kindall at 12:11 AM on February 9, 2002

Voice of God ?
Scatman Crothers.
posted by dong_resin at 12:33 AM on February 9, 2002

"We let Dee have a little latitude; We give him some copy and tell him, 'Go ahead and Dee it up for us.'"

Heavens, what an awful pun. Funny story, though.
posted by diddlegnome at 12:53 AM on February 9, 2002

No, the voice of God is Dave Niehaus.
posted by faceonmars at 9:14 AM on February 9, 2002

His name is Don LaFontaine, and they call him "the voice of God".

They did a profile of Don on Dateline a couple years ago, and showed him inside his luscious abode, as he's filthy rich. You have to see his house to believe it: His tastes in interior decorating are an intriguing mix of Liberace and Scarface, with a bit of Laverne DeFazio thrown in; he has huge swirly "DLF" ligatures all over everything, including his limo and his clothing. Money truly cannot buy taste.

posted by aaron at 4:59 PM on February 9, 2002

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