make? If you're Michael
Winslow, you can make over
"man of ten thousand sound effects"
because he's able to make amazing
sounds by using only his voice.
Sgt. Larvelle "Motor Mouth" Jones in
the movie series "Police Academy,"
but he's also a famous stand-up
comedian. That's actually how he
got started back in the 1980s. I
interviewed Mr. Winslow before one
of his stand-up shows that he's taking
on tour at Bonkerz Night Club in
Daytona Beach, Florida.
the environment affects me, so everything
around me is a part of the dialogue, really!
that you really couldn't get?
before I try to go out and really do it. You
have to have a place to put it. It's like a
soundtrack for a movie.
for the first two minutes of our interview,
I'm translating his answer as, "I can do
whatever sound you want me to do--
into doing video games?
company called Phyken Media. They
wanted to have a game that sounds like
no one else's game. So they asked me,
"Why don't you do the whole thing?" So I
did every footstep, every explosion, every
fireball, every laser blast, every helicopter,
every explosion, everything! So it's
hundreds upon hundreds of sounds.
of sound and what a voice can do.
there going to be an eight?
coming onboard, and I would give them
about eight months ... and it is financed, so
here we go! I've been talking to Mahoney
(Steve Guttenberg) about that. He does a
lot of stuff on Broadway now, and we were
talking about it.
into trouble for making sounds? Because
anything like that.
with me! You'd get an "F" for the day, right?
How about a squirrel on the teacher's
wondering if he played that trick with a
teacher. He definitely would have added
some excitement to my classes!
sounds in the classroom. And in case I
was thinking about making food talk in a
Chinese restaurant, I should refrain from
doing that, too.)
underneath a kilt! In New Zealand, I learned
to do the bowling ball. And if you go onto
www.michaelwinslow.net you'll see the
history of the typewriter, where I did every
typewriter from 1890 to 1980.
can't do, so I've got to
rename him, from the
"man of ten thousand