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08/04/2012

Ventriloquist Ken Karter
Cibola County Beacon
... Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012 12:00 am. Ventriloquist Ken
Karter, affectionately known as the “Funny Dummy Man,” entertains an audience of approximately 60 area residents of all ages at his
presentation at Mother Whiteside Memorial Library on July 25.

Ventriloquist Kieran, 16, will perform at Olympics
Stroud News and Journal
YOUNG ventriloquist, Kieran Powell, is preparing to perform for
thousands of athletes at the Olympic games. The 16-year-old from Nailsworth will perform on the streets of the Olympic village, home to
more that 18000 athletes and officials, on the day of the ...

07/28/2012

Ventriloquist entertains fair patrons with comical wit
Minot Daily News
David Malmberg, comic ventriloquist, has been entertaining fair-goers
all this week at the North Dakota State Fair, performing mainly in the Flickertail Gardens. On Thursday afternoon, however, he took his act
over to the North Dakota State Fair Center and ...

Ventriloquism Award | Websites, Marketing, Computers and ...
Over the five plus years Ventriloquist Central has become the largest informational website about the art of ventriloquism. My partner Dan
 has one of the largest ...

6/19/2012

TAYLOR: Retiring band director to focus on ventriloquism (PHOTO ...
The News-Herald is your source for all Downriver region 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with News and local Sports. Find restaurants ...

Ventriloquist Central Telephone Talk with Bill Nelson and Dan ...
Bill Nelson has been involved with Ventriloquist Figure making for 4 decades and has created some of the finest ventriloquial characters that have ever been ...

 

4/5/2012

Ventriloquist to perform for free Thursday at SSCC
The People's Defender
He's a comedian, a juggler and a ventriloquist. He's Mike Hemmelgarn, and he'll give a free performance 6 pm Thursday, April 5, in the Learning Resources Center on Southern State Community College's South Campus, 12681 US Route 62, near Fincastle.

Laughter Never Dies
Patch.com
While serving overseas, Dantona took an interest in ventriloquism, learning the art through a correspondence course. He soon purchased a wooden dummy, ...

Business expo showcased Clyde
Fremont News Messenger
Comedy ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger will perform at 7:30 pm April 14 in the Clyde High School auditorium. Trefzger has a trunk full of zany characters: Chloe ...

3/19/2012

Chuck Wood's Famous 'Time-out' Chair Auction for 'Variety -TheChildren's Charity'
My Sunshine Coast (press release) (blog)
World famous Ventriloquist, David Strassman, has been touring this stage prop with his shows since 1996 as a 'time-out' chair for his naughty puppet, Chuck Wood. It has been seen on stages across Australia, New Zealand, UK and the world.

Nina Conti wins international film prize
Chortle
Nina Conti's ventriloquism documentary Her Master's Voice has won an international film award – just as the BBC snapped it up for broadcast. The twin successes come as vindication for the comedian, who funded the 'labour of love' herself, ...

 

3/17/2012

Ventriloquist Ronn Lucas Plays the Suncoast Showroom, 4/21 & 22
Broadway World
Ventriloquist Ronn Lucas and his cast of characters will delight audiences with a mix of stand-up comedy and improvisations at the Suncoast Showroom April 21 and 22. The first ventriloquist to headline a long-running show in Las Vegas, ...
 

36 tube television: Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin on Late Night with Jerry ...

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17 hours ago - Comic Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin performs on Late Night with Jerry Springer. Tags: Ventriloquism, Comedy, Standup, Jerry, Springer, Carlton, TV. Posted by ...

3/16/2012


Doc Channel Blog, SXSW 2012: "Her Master's Voice" and the ...
SXSW 2012: "Her Master's Voice" and the Ventriloquism of Cinema The annual Vent Havenventriloquist convention (or conVENTion) could easily inspire ...

Nina Conti: 'I feel it's not in my film how much I miss Ken'
The Guardian
I was the only ventriloquist. Why do dummies get such bad press at the cinema? I think it's the fixed open eyes. They're too like dead humans. That automaton in Hugo is horrible. My son (2) was really disturbed by that. In terms of ventriloquism, ...

Fab Five: A lowdown on local entertainment
HollandSentinel.com
By Staff reports Taylor Mason, ventriloquist, musician and stand-up comedian, will perform a family-friendly show at 7:30 pm Friday at the Knickerbocker Theatre, 86 E. Eighth St. Tickets are $17.50. Late-night comedy takes place 10 pm Friday at City ...

02/11/2012

 
 

Ventriloquist Central Telephone Talk with Mark Wade, Executive ...

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8 Our next Ventriloquist Central Telephone Talk will be on Thursday, February 16th ... Dan Willinger is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector.

 

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT-PETE MICHAELS-CELEBRITY ...
The National Association of Comedians, LLC (NAC), was formed to provide group benefits and services to Comedians and those who support the Comedy ...

Creating your individual Ventriloquist Dialogues - Injury Attorney in ...
Prior to creating your ventriloquist dialogues, within the inland northwest things to consider. You wish your discussions circulation perfectly, and for what you are ...

02/01/2012

Ventriloquist tells students to just say 'no' to bullying - Piqua Daily ...
Ventriloquist Mark Wade and his guest, Sammy the Shark, talk to students at Wilder Intermediate School on Wednesday afternoon about bullying and personal ...

Jeff Dunham's gang of puppets catapult ventriloquist into the ...
The Texas-born ventriloquist has taken his famous cast of characters — including Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, a beer-guzzling ...

Israeli Newcomers' Artists Display Their Work
NTDTV
We met Meir Bobek from Argentina, who is a ventriloquist who performs with a puppet. “Ventriloquism is something only crazy people can learn to do, ...

The Rikki Stevens Show
Stage
In Fred the Monkey, Stevens turns his hand to ventriloquism, giving himself a comedy accomplice that provides the ideal wind-up ending to a memorable ...

 

01/21/2012

Ventriloquist John Pizzi comes to Everett Theatre
Dover Post
Ventriloquist John Pizzi holds Andy, a “politically incorrect” dummy that tells it how it is. By Andre Lamar As seen on NBC's “America's Got Talent,” New Jersey ventriloquist John Pizzi will debut his crew of “politically incorrect” dummies at the ...

For these kids, Read-Along is 'one of a kind'
Inquirer.net
Together with their teachers, the students listened to stories about the value of gratefulness, obedience and concern for others as read to them by award-winning ventriloquist Ony Carcamo and Sophia School students and teachers. ...

Ventriloquist - East Greenwich, RI Patch
EG Little League Registration: EGLL is holding a walk-in registration this morning from 9 to noon at Cole Middle School. Baseball season will be here before we ...

01/11/2012

Upland Chronicles: Magician, escape artist Charles Fine ...
The Mountain Press
He was also a student of ventriloquism, an art in which he excelled. He crafted a dummy out of wood and named it Willie. Charles dressed Willie in a brown ...

Ventriloquist Senor Wence's Spoon | Ventriloquist Central Blog
One of our regular contributors, Bill Smith, sent in these pictures about ventriloquist Senor Wence's spoon. Hi Dan,. Here's some images you're free to post, of a ...

The Ventriloquist | The Circus Blog

 The Ventriloquist This came as a surprise to me . I never knew that Ward was a professional ventriloquist. Maybe he will make a

 

01/08/2012

Southern everyman, New York ventriloquist come together for comedy show
Rockdale Citizen
By Chris Starrs (126) Ventriloquist Anthony Thomas and his sidekick Leroy will perform at the Center Street Arts black box theater in Olde Town Conyers on Jan. 14. Southern comedian Al Ernst will perform his show, "Jesus, Take the Wheel 'Cause I am ...

National Comedian Ventriloquist Performs at Local Sports Bar
The Ledger (blog)
On Friday night at Winners Circle Sports Bar, veteran ventriloquist and comedian Peter Hefty, who has opened for Jay Leno, Sinbad, Neil Young and Jerry Lewis, took the stage with a few of his closest puppet friends. The puppet master introduced the ...

Caught in a nuthouse where his puppets call the shots
Times LIVE
Conrad Koch is South Africa's most accomplished ventriloquist. The term "ventriloquist" has been somewhat debased by the less talented and has come to mean someone merely "throwing" their voice and making a puppet say or do silly things to entertain ...

12/28/2011

Changes Coming to the Ventriloquist Marketplace

ventriloquistcentralblog.com/changes-coming-to-the-ventriloquist-...

The New Year is right around the corner and with it will be a slight change to the Ventriloquist Marketplace. This past year the Marketplace has had a record year...


Comedian, ventriloquist and television star
Jeff Dunham

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West Volusia plays host to a variety of festivals and events year-round that celebrate our rich culture, colorful heritage and beautiful natural surroundings. So pick ...


Great Old Radio Shows – Edgar Bergen
& Charlie McCarthy « Kids ...

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As a kid I didn't think Bergen was all that great a ventriloquist because I could see ... He was a great ventriloquist for radio, which, by the way, was pretty ground ...

 

12/27/2011

 

Ventriloquist conspires with quirky comrades

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For a solo act, Jeff Dunham has a pretty crowded stage. The grumpy Walter, the hyperactive Peanut, Bubba J and Melvin the Superhero Guy rank among the...

James Wedgwood, Comic Ventriloquist 

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James Wedgwood, Comic Ventriloquist January 24-26. By LARL | Published: December 22, 2011. James Wedgwood, Comic Ventriloquist. Like a one

12/05/2011


Jeff Dunham's Achmed Mobile

LaughFest 2012 - Now Grand Rapids Event
Calendar

Taylor Mason, a ventriloquist, musician and comedian, will perform his family-friendly show in Holland on Friday, March 16. Ticket packages for LaughFest go on ...

 

12/03/2011

PALA: Ventriloquist performs for 60 Plus Club
InlandSoCal.com
BY FIELDING BUCK Want to see an actress whose credits include “American Pie Presents Beta House” and “Ghost Whisperer” (as “Psycho Blogger”) but who also maintains a thriving business as a ventriloquist who works children's parties? ...

Dunham and his puppets returning to Caesars
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Last week, the BIO Channel special "Birth of a Dummy," the cable
channel's most-watched telecast yet, extended the look back at the ventriloquist's career that began with last year's autobiography,
"All By My Selves." Ventriloquists are always coached, ...

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11/22/2011

CRITICS PICKS
Minneapolis Star Tribune
... of a Dummy" (7 pm Bio) takes an in-depth look at one of Comedy Central's biggest draws, a YouTube sensation, and a guy who made ventriloquism hip again. ...

Wanlu out to prove Pinoy ventriloquists are truly world-class
Manila Bulletin
Cavett Robert MANILA, Philippines — Asia-wide Wanlu: Spreading
his wings across Asia is “Talentadong Pinoy” Hall of Famer comedian-ventriloquist Wanlu (Juancho Lunaria in real life), who follows up
his recent participation at the ASEAN Puppetry ...

Cumberland County Library hosts free show with magician ...
On Saturday at 3 p.m., Cumberland County Library presents magician, ventriloquist John Carlson. John Carlson is an
internationally recognized, award- winning ...

11/17/2011


James Wedgwood, Ventriloquist, Leaves the Crowd Laughing ...
Ventriloquist James Wedgwood and some of his friends entertained
an appreciative group at the Royalton Public Library on Monday,
Nov. 14. Wedgwood lives ...

Fredonia the place to be on Saturday
Randolph Leader
Avery Jones, ventriloquist from Valley, winner of the National Youth Ventriloquist award, was a highlight of the 2010 Fredonia
Heritage Day. He returns with his puppets, performing on stage at
12:15 CST at the Fredonia Community Club, 6160 Co. Rd. 222. ...

 

11/15/2011

Ventriloquist Central Telephone Talk |
Interview with Conrad Hartz

Thursday, November 17 · 8:00pm - 9:00pm
To participate in the interview all you have to do is call in to our conference telephone number, then enter the conference access code. The telephone number is,
712-432-3900 and the access code is, 532161# (your normal long distance charges
may apply).

Kids can learn about being thankful with monkey, friend
North Platte Telegraph
Nancy Miller is a ventriloquist from North Platte. She will be at the
 museum Wednesday at 10 am to perform with a monkey puppet
named "Monk." "We're always trying to do fun things at the
museum, and I don't think we've ever had a ventriloquist here ...

Ventriloquist performs at Lighten Up for the Holidays ...
The featured speaker is Lodi ventriloquist Terry Walker and his
sidekick of 34 years, Danny. Terry and Danny will focus on making the audience laugh and relax ...

Fantastic ! A must see.... - Review of Terry Fator - Ventriloquism In ...
Terry Fator - Ventriloquism In Concert: Fantastic ! A must see.... -
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11/11/2011


Love of children inspires ventriloquist
Truman Index
McMain has been performing biblical ventriloquist shows for children
 since she was 15 years old. For the next 50 years, she has had
 two figures and traveled throughout the Midwest, performing for
children, churches and other groups. ...

Veterans Day weekend: Salute to the troops; 200 couples to wed on 11/11/11
Las Vegas Sun
Murray has lined up showbiz pals blind juggler Nino Frediani, the
world's fastest;ventriloquist Ronn Lucas; and magician Doug “Lefty” Leferovich, who regularly performed for the late Michael Jackson.
Murray hosts a meet-and-greet beforehand to talk to ...

Ventriloquist Nikolodi joins clown fest in Russia: Voice of Russia
Famous Italian ventriloquist Willer Nikolodi is among the participants. Russia is represented by the Zementov brothers, acrobats and
eccentric clowns. (RIAN) ...

Ventriloquist performs in Havre Tuesday
Great Falls Tribune
The nationally acclaimed ventriloquist stops at the Montana State University-Northern Student Union Building Ballroom on Tuesday. The
show starts at 7:30 pm For more than 30 years, Trefzger has
performed her voice-throwing act for corporations, ...

 

11/09/2011

Jeff Dunham Special to Premiere
Biography
Dunham, who began practicing ventriloquism at the age of 8, is now the highest-grossing comedian in the United States—a record he's held for the last three ...

About Kenny
Kenny Croes discovered ventriloquism after receiving a Jerry Mahoney
 doll on his 6 th ... He also got a copy of Paul Winchell's
Ventriloquism for Fun and Profit”. ...
kennycroes.com/aboutkenny.htm

11/5/2011

ventriloquism « Teatro ZinZanni Seattle
She actually received the idea/encouragement to become a ventriloquist from our Artistic Director and all-around ZinZanni guru, Norm Langill. In 2000, while ...

Jeff Dunham takes 'Controlled Chaos' to JPJ
The Daily Progress
Peanut, it turns out, has grown tired of being Dunham's sidekick and has decided to go into ventriloquism for himself. Little Jeff is Peanut's character. ...

Pete Michaels VIP Training
On Sunday, November 27th Celebrity Ventriloquist Pete Michaels will be hosting a day long learning event called VIP (Ventriloquism Intensive Program.)

11/4/2011


Candi Caroline & the Celebrity Impressionists Arrive in Las Vegas
MarketWatch (press release)
Hailed as "a bold departure from other ventriloquist acts," Candi's unique production show concept has delivered, delighted and captured the hearts of audiences of all ages. A cast of thirteen zany characters sings the musical hits from the 1960's to ...

Anything but cute
Sydney Morning Herald
"What would you rather do: get a tooth pulled or see a ventriloquist?" the ventriloquist asks. "I'd choose the dentist." Strassman is speaking about the "really bad" ventriloquists out there, the ones who make you feel creepy for watching a grown man ...

Stronger Than A Bully
Catholic Star Herald
... the victim and is packed with important lessons communicated through lots of audience participation, magic, ventriloquism, role playing, comedy and fun! ...

11/3/2011



Wanlu at the ASEAN Puppetry Festival
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - TV ventriloquist, comedian and party host Wanlu takes part in the ongoing ASEAN Puppetry Festival at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With his participation in the fest, Wanlu feels that all his hard work in ...

Take a trip down that rabbit hole
Fairfield City Champion
BY JESSICA AQUILINA VENTRILOQUIST David Strassman has adapted his passion for puppetry and science fiction into one action-packed show. In Careful What You Wish For! Strassman takes audiences down a rabbit hole into a parallel universe where nothing is ...

Comedy ventriloquist Jeff Dunham gets in the last word
North County Times
The ventriloquist-comedian, who presents two shows this weekend in Pala, recently published his autobiography, "All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, ...

11/2/2011

Local magician, ventriloquist team up for show Saturday » Features ...
Two San Marcos showmen are joining forces for a one-of-a-kind show. Magician Todd Diamond and ventriloquist Ian Varella will be
performing two shows.

What You Can Learn From A Ventriloquist and a Chiropractor by ...
Notice how he never moves his mouth.. I am blogging to you from the lovely Island of Anguila in the Caribbean, aboard the Crystal Symphony, a luxury cruise ...

Comedy on the Edge
Laughlin Entertainer
He also co-wrote Better Living Through Ventriloquism with Ronn Lucas. He has headlined at major Vegas casinos and has performed a USO tour for the US troops ...

11/1/2011

Ventriloquism | GeekInvaders.com
BIO Channel presents “Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy,” a 90-minute special that delivers exclusive, unprecedented access to the life of the entertainer who ...

Wanlu joins festival in Malaysia
Tempo
Manila, Philippines – TV ventriloquist, comedian and party host Wanlu has accepted an invitation to take part in the ASEAN Puppetry Festival to be held at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Nov. 1 to 4. Wanlu says that with this ...

MGM Resorts International Teams with American Airlines and USO for 2011 Salute ...
Broadway World
The wounded warriors and their guests also will have the opportunity to attend a performance of Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert at The Mirage and participate in a special meet-and-greet with the unparalleled ventriloquist. ...

Tammy and Charlie Chavers ventriloquist - YouTube
Ventriloquist Tammy Chavers and Charlie in ministry.

Paul's puppets pack a punch at The Maltings
Berwick Today
... few nights earlier, on Friday night another packed audience at The Maltings got ready to see a man at the top of the ventriloquism pile, Mr Paul Zerdin. .

10/31/2011 BIO Channel presents 'Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy' Nov. 22
Monsters and Critics.com
... Birth of a Dummy," a 90-minute special that delivers exclusive access to the life of the entertainer who single-handedly made ventriloquism hip again. ...

Win tickets to see David Strassman live
Penrith Star
VENTRILOQUIST David Strassman has adapted his passion for puppetry and science ... His love for magic and performance led him to take up ventriloquism as an ...

10/30/2011 Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin at the Octagon Theatre, Yeovil
Yeovil People
Paul Zerdin, arguably the most talented and leading ventriloquist-come-comedian working in Britain today, was touted as the stand-out performer of the 2009 Royal Variety Show and after a complete sell-out Edinburgh Fringe Festival, he is taking his ...

Ventriloquist's act spans six decades
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
By Eric Williams HYANNIS — Ventriloquist Harold Crocker has been mouthing off for 60 years, usually with his wooden pal, Butch. Butch: "Do you know what the American people are doing about the energy crisis?" Harold: "No, what are the American people ...

Controlled Chaos
Kingston This Week
Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his gang of misfit characters, including Walter, had the packed house at the K-Rock Centre laughing non-stop during the Kingston stop of his Controlled Chaos Tour Saturday, Oct. 22. One by one, his famous sidekicks, ...

BIO CHANNEL PRESENTS "JEFF DUNHAM: BIRTH OF A DUMMY"
90-MINUTE SPECIAL GIVES UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO THE FAMED VENTRILOQUIST'S ROLLER-COASTER VERSION OF THE AMERICAN DREAM 
PREMIERES TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 8PM EST & 9PM PST 
October 27, 2011, New York, NY - BIO Channel presents "Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy," a 90-minute special that delivers exclusive, unprecedented access to the life of the entertainer who single-handedly made ventriloquism hip again. The special premieres Tuesday, November 22 at 8PM EST and 9PM PST.

10/26/2011 Ventriloquist David Strassman coming to Castle Hill RSL on Halloween
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
AMERICAN ventriloquist David Strassman has brought a show to Australia that is fitting for Halloween, talking dolls, parallel universes and alternate realities. And it will be this Halloween, on Monday, that he brings the show to Castle Hill RSL, ...
 
Nina Conti: Talk to the Hand at 59e59
New York Theatre Guide
Directed by Bill Dare, Nina Conti: Talk to the Hand features female ventriloquist Nina Conti and the hand puppets sassy Granny and the sardonic Monkey. Press notes describing the show says, "Nina Conti bravely goes where no ventriloquist has gone

Ventriloquist explains inspiration for his characters | Entertainment ...
Ventriloquist explains inspiration for his characters. Watch this and other entertainment videos on Comcast.net!

10/25/2011
'All By My Selves': Comedian, ventriloquist and ordinary guy
msnbc.com
I wasn't by myself: A ventriloquist dummy was sitting on my lap in every single picture, every single year. I offered what I considered a logical explanation. “I needed professional quality studio photos to help promote my act, but they were too ...
Jeff Dunham throws his voice at the Mullins Center
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brought his show “Controlled Chaos” to the Mullins Center this past Thursday. As audiences flooded into the massive arena, Dunham entertained the crowd with some preliminary fan-service. ...
03/20/2011
DUMBSTRUCK Documentary Trailer
Daemon's Movies
Along the way, Terry Fator emerges from obscurity to sign a 100 million dollar Las Vegas deal to become the most successful ventriloquist in history. With its heart firmly planted on its polyester sleeve, Dumbstruck takes the American dream sideways...
 

 

03/19/2011
Photo Flash: Terry Fator Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary at the Mirage
Broadway World
It was a full house Friday night as unparalleled ventriloquist Terry Fator celebrated the second anniversary of his hit show, Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert at The Mirage. Media, VIPs, fans and guests lined up at the entrance of Terry Fator ...
 

Miss Arkansas: Work at your goals
Hope Star
Alyse and Molly are both Miss Arkansas 2010, Alyse Eady, of Fort Smith, the first runner-up to Miss America, 2010, a mass communications and speech graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia; and, an accomplished ventriloquist. ...

Bellingham Ventriloquist | KING5.com | Seattle's Evening Magazine
Bellingham's Justin Ver Burg is making a living in an unspeakable way. How talking to dolls has become his full time job.

03/18/2011 That's entertainment: County fair offers more than livestock and rides
Naples Daily News
And if you're looking for a laugh, there's comedy hypnotist Denise Oatley Hall and comedian andventriloquist Tom Crowl, who performs with his alter ego, Dangerous Duck. Dangerous Duck is Crowl's main character, but the program will also feature other ...

Want to change society? Try art
Indian Express
It has the ability to impart information to both literate and non-literate people", says Ramdas Padhye, a well-known ventriloquist and puppeteer. "It can educate the illiterate and enlighten the literate on social and political issues that plague our ...

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Ventriloquist Central Collection - Video Blog [HQ]. by Ventriloquist Central. 1 25. VentriloquistCentral Collection - Video Blog ...

03/17/2011 Comedian puts words into others' mouths for a living
Muscatine Journal
Mason, 55,a ventriloquist, comedian and musician from Moorestown, NJ, will appear at 7 pm Monday, March 21, at the Columbus Junction High School auditorium. The event, sponsored by Victory Christian Center in Columbus Junction, will raise money for ..
03/16/2011 TERRY FATOR: VENTRILOQUISM IN CONCERT Celebrates 2nd Anniversary
Broadway World
Unparalleled ventriloquist Terry Fator would know all about it as he celebrates the second anniversary of his hit show, Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert, at The Mirage Friday, March 18. Fator marks this milestone with what may become a yearly ...

Performer juggles comedy, ventriloquism at Fitton
Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
His act on the whole consists of “comedy juggling and ventriloquism with a splash of magic and a lot of audience participation.” Asked how he got into juggling such heavy objects, Hemmelgarn said, “Very carefully.” He took a juggling workshop when he ...

Simon's Day continues to support cardiac testing for kids
The Times Herald
Billed as the Solo Circus, Michael Dubois was joined by ventriloquist Taylor Mason and comedian The Great Holtzie for Simon's Day at the Ambler Theater on Sunday. The afternoon extravaganza of family entertainment is the brainchild of Darren Sudman, ...

YouTube - Bud Light • Woody The Ventriloquist 2004
Bud Light • Woody The Ventriloquist 2004. ... Bud Light • Woody The Ventriloquist 2004. DarkGalleryFilms 698 videos. Subscribe Alert icon Subscribed ...

03/15/2011 Ventriloquist Jay Johnson Crisp and Poignant at Landmark
Patch.com
That's one of the punch lines in ventriloquist Jay Johnson's sometimes uproarious, sometimes poignant tour de force staged at Landmark on Main Street on Friday, March 11. Jay Johnson's return to New York on the Port Washington stage delighted and ...

Dumbstruck
FemaleFirst.co.uk
If mom or dad ask what you want to be when you grow up, and you answer, 'a ventriloquist,' chances are they will a) question your sanity, b) have you locked up, c) be thrilled because they've just seen the delightful new documentary, Dumbstruck. ...

 

03/14/2011
Ventriloquism finally gets its day (in the theater)
USA Today
By Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY It's been awhile since I wrote about Dumbstruck, the only documentary about the annual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitchell, Ky., which attracts ventriloquists from all over the world. A new trailer has popped up for the ...

Venture into Ventriloquist - Liz VonSeggen Part 2 | Cybervent ...
As you become an accomplished ventriloquist, try creating a novelty song routine using a showy song with lots of words or difficult-to-pronounce words. ...

03/13/2011 Ventriloquist to perform at Boulevard Baptist Church » Anderson ...
Boulevard Baptist Church will host Geraldine Ragan and her friend Ricky, the No. 1 Christianventriloquist act in the south. ...

The Ventriloquist's Gospel | Through a Glass Darkly
The main attraction was a ventriloquist. He was a skillful ventriloquist and his schtick was pretty funny. By the end of thirty minutes, he had most of the ...

03/12/2011 Theater | Rock ventriloquist Carla Rhodes strikes a few poses in a ...
Theater | Rock ventriloquist Carla Rhodes strikes a few poses in a slide showhttp://tmout.us/gK5qKG. TimeOutNewYork is following 533 and has 43913 ...
03/11/2011 Ventriloquist to perform at Boulevard Baptist Church
Anderson Independent Mail
1 Christian ventriloquist act in the south. She and Ricky hail from Sterratt, Ala., and they have traveled the world spreading humor and goodwill. Ragan will perform in the activities center with a catered banquet beginning at 6 pm Thursday. ...
 
Ahoy, matey
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko-Green of Michigan leads New Riegel Elementary School students in an activity during an assembly in the gymnasium Thursday morning. From left are kindergartener Natalya LeGrant, fifth-grader Alec Zoeller, fifth-grader Casey ...

Church calendar
Online Athens
The featured speaker will be Keith Fordham, a full-time evangelist, communicator and ventriloquist. The Cane Creek Band will provide the music. A variety of wild game will be available to sample along with chicken and all of the fixings. ...

Slide show: Rock ventriloquist Carla Rhodes plays dress-up ...
Slide show: Rock ventriloquist Carla Rhodes plays dress-up. By Adam Feldman ... Rockventriloquist Carla Rhodes strikes a few poses in a slide show ...

How to Make a Ventriloquist Dummy Like Jeff Dunham's | eHow.com
How to Make a Ventriloquist Dummy Like Jeff Dunham's. Every ventriloquist needs a good dummy - or, "figure," as they are called in the industry.

Ventriloquist at New Riegel - Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Ventriloquist at New Riegel. ... Ventriloquist at New Riegel. By: Jill Gosche; Created on March 10, 2011; Last updated on March 10, 2011; Area: Seneca, OH ...

03/10/2011 Strassman ain't the dummy
Central Queensland news
That punter turned out to be former Queenslander of the Year Ron Grant and he made his distaste known by heading to the front of stage and yelling at the ventriloquist for the foul language he voiced through dummy Chuck Wood. ...

Youth For Christ hosts Comedy Cafe March 17
Mason City Globe Gazette
MASON CITY — North Iowa Youth For Christ will host its sixth annual YFC Comedy Café, featuring well-known comedian, ventriloquist and musician, Taylor Mason. The YFC Comedy Café will be Thursday, March 17, at the Hampton Convention Center at the ...

Lyndhurst Elks and Emblem clubs to hold pasta comedy night
NorthJersey.com (press release)
The event will feature the adult stand-up comic and ventriloquist John Pizzi and Andy. Tickets are $15, which includes an adult comedy show, pasta dinner, cake, coffee and soda. For tickets, contact Judi Johnson at 551-497-2286, Liz Guidone at ...

'Simon's Day 2011' serves as a fundraiser
phillyBurbs.com
The event, which runs from noon to 3:30 pm and features activities, entertainment and food, starts with The Great Holtzie, a kids' comedian, taking the stage at 12:15, and ventriloquist Taylor Mason performs beginning at 1:15. Then at 2:15, ...

03/09/2011 Grab and Go Kids Planner
Patch.com
Why Go: Because Steve Chaney is a funny ventriloquist and your kids will get a huge kick out of watching him and his sidekick Cornelius crack each other (and you) up. Interested in a follow-up to this article? Great, we'll send you an email as soon as ...

Jeff Dunham and his rogue troupe of comedic sidekicks return to Waterbury
Danbury News Times
Dunham began developing his skills as a ventriloquist after receiving his very first puppet, a toy Mortimer Snerd, when he was 8 years old. "I started doing shows at Scout events and civic banquets," he said. "It wasn't until I got to college that I ...

Tony Award Winner Jay Johnson Brings Autobiographical Show to Landmark
Patch.com
Why has there been a cultural shift away from the special skills of a ventriloquist? Things always come and go in entertainment. It's not so much that “novelty acts” fall out of favor. Instead it's at least partly a venue issue. ...

03/08/2011 NO NEWS AGAIN.
03/07/2011 Puppet master
NorthJersey.com (press release)
Steve Charney, a children's author, magician, musician and ventriloquist, was invited to perform at the Samuel R. Donald School in Bloomingdale on March 2 as part of Read Across America week. Charney wrote several children's books, including "Hocus ...
03/06/2011 NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS.
03/05/2011
It's Miss Arkansas, Rosie … and a dog … in rare show at Fator Theater
Las Vegas Sun (blog)
Julie Jacobson / AP Alyse Eady, Miss Arkansas, performs a ventriloquist act in the talent competition during the Miss America Pageant. At left is Rosie. At right is the ill-fated Rocky. By John Katsilometes · March 4, 2011 · 3:19 PM Puppets might share ...

Ventriloquist Dummy Pedal Car 3996 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Green and White pedal car Mark V 1956 with Shrimpy Ventriloquist Dummy - Willie from The Twilight Zone TV episode The Dummy 1962 - battle action comic book ...

03/04/2011 Film explores ventriloquist life
Indiana Daily Student
The couple decided to make “Dumbstruck,” a documentary on the world of ventriloquism. The documentary was directed by Mark and produced by Lindsay. Lindsay said her mother inspired them to make a documentary on ventriloquism. “My mom is a second-grade ...

Jeff Dunham confronts identity crisis
UW Badger Herald
Being a ventriloquist is what sets him apart from other comedians at face value, and he told The Badger Herald that each one of his hand-crafted characters — from the blue-collar, NASCAR-loving “Bubba J” to the cranky and skeletal “Achmed the Dead ...

Events all week: March 4-10
St. Augustine Record
Ventriloquist comedy shows: Comedians Peter Hefty will perform his ventriloquist shows today and March 5 in Jackie Knight's Comedy Club at Johnny's, 3009 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. Show times are 8:30 pm both days. Tickets are $12 per person. ...

03/03/2011 Wanlu in a million
Inquirer.net
As such, he'd rather call these dolls as ventriloquist's figures which are divided into soft and hard: “Soft figures are made from rubber, latex or foam. Hard ones are from wood or fiberglass. I own at least seven soft figures and 14 hard ones. ...

Puppet master and friends among acts coming to AVA
Arizona Daily Star
COM Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will bring his suitcase full of puppet friends to Casino del Sol's AVA May 13. Puppet master/comedian Jeff Dunham will bring his suitcase of characters - Walter, Peanut, José Jalapeño on a Stick and Achmed the Dead ...

YouTube - Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series - A James ...
http://www.ventriloquistcentralblog.com Ventriloquist Central Figure Collection Series. Dan Willinger shows and talks about a James Tattersall ventriloquist ...

Fat Tuesday celebration March 8
Journal Times
This interactive presentation will use humor, storytelling, music and puppetry/ventriloquism to uncover the secrets of clown stress-reduction. People will register at the door and receive tickets for the raffle. Prizes include a Johnson Wax product ...

03/02/2011 YMCA Active Older Adults Luncheon planned Friday
Hannibal.net
... March 4, at the YMCA program room 1. The program is open to anyone age 50 or older. The YMCA will provide prok roast, and those attending are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert. The guest speaker will be Michele Todd, a ventriloquist.

Things to do in Gloucestershire
BBC News
Live music, comedy, ventriloquism and more form a youth variety show taking place at the Stroud Sub Rooms on 18 March. Roy Chubby Brown will be bringing his adult-only humour to Cheltenham Town Hall on 24 March.

So talented! Entertaining and funny show! - Review of Terry Fator ...
Terry Fator - Ventriloquism In Concert: So talented! Entertaining and funny show ! - See traveler reviews, 28 candid photos, and great deals for Las Vegas, ...

Documentary about Ventriloquism... - Topix
The film revolves around the culture of ventriloquism and follows several ventriloquist or "vents" and their dummies. The concept of the film is a bit ...

03/01/2011 CMT's Big New Comedy Week Starts March 7
CMT.com
Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham features his favorite puppets -- Melvin the Superhero Guy, Peanut, José Jalapeño on a Stick and Walter -- in this half-hour stand-up show. Dunham has toured the world alongside his dummies and has been awarded ...

First foto: Mirage headliner Terry Fator w/new ventriloquist ...
First foto: Mirage headliner Terry Fator w/new ventriloquist doll Berry Fabulous ex lawyer turned hiphop Liberace. Login to leave a comment ...

YouTube - 2-28-11 Terry Fator Performs Hilarious Ventriloquist Act ...
2-28-11 Terry Fator Performs Hilarious Ventriloquist Act with Elvis Presley Live ! on Lopez Tonight. MRFREDSTV 184 videos. Subscribe Alert icon Subscribed ...

Terry Fator Debuts New Puppet to Celebrate Second Anniversary on Popular Late ...
Marketwire (press release)
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - February 28, 2011) - To celebrate the second anniversary of Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert at The Mirage in Las Vegas, unparalleled ventriloquist Terry Fator is adding a new flamboyantly happy cast member to his ...

02/28/2011 What gives you joy? - Val Hilliker Comedy Ventriloquist - blip.tv
Watch these youngsters dance with Val Hilliker's puppet; Crocker the Rocker. Dancing with the puppets gives me joy.
02/27/2011 WHAT? NO NEW TODAY??!  WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?!!
02/26/2011 Dunham, Chicago heading to AVA
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
Puppetmaster/comedian Jeff Dunham will bring his suitcase of characters to Casino del Sol's AVA on May 13, one of several shows already announced for the amphitheater's 2011 season. Also heading our way: Joan Sebastian April 30; Moody Blues May 11; ...

Jeff Dunham comes to St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa - St ...
The top-grossing standup in the country visits — with friends on hand. . By Jay Cridlin

 

02/25/2011 Antiques collector intrigued by unusual lot
The Northern Echo
By Daniel Howlett » Reporter (Darlington) Alan Scott from Darlington purchased a vintageventriloquist's dummy at an auction held in Bedale, North Yorkshire today. The veteran antiques collector was intrigued by the unusual lot of which very little is ...
EAGLEHEART "Me Llamo Justice" Review
Daemon's TV
After four men carrying ventriloquist dummies across the United States/Mexico border to “entertain” at a “birthday party” are gunned down in a bloody massacre, Marshall Chris Monsanto decides he's taking his team south of the border to bring Eagleheart ...
02/24/2011 CWC meeting features ventriloquist
Grant Tribune Sentinel
Bev Styskal (right) meets “Buddy” and his friend Alta Keating who entertained at the Christian Women's Club meeting Saturday, Feb. 19. Alta and Buddy engaged in spirited, humorous conversation and Buddy sang several songs. Mrs. Keating shared how God ...

Racing pigs and a precious lamb
Examiner.com
The brainchild of ventriloquist and puppeteer Shari Lewis, Lamb Chop's act continues with daughter Mallory Lewis "assisting" the puppet's performance. The pair were Grand Marshals in the fair's 64th annual parade. Lamb Chop is a must for all kids. ...

JUNGLE Jim entertained youngsters with ventriloquism and magic tricks at ...
Express & Echo
His visit to the pre-school in Clyst Hydon was made possible thanks to funding from the Children's Centre in Cullompton. Puddleduck committee member Sarah Emmett thanked the children's centre and said 100 children, aged around two to seven, ...

02/23/2011 Dead Terrorist ad ruled not offensive
Marketing Week
An advert featuring ventriloquist dummy “Achmed, the Dead Terrorist” has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority, following claims it was racist. The advert for ringtones from Fox Mobile Distribution features American ventriloquist Jeff...

Alpha calendar needed to lead eagle flock to events
Eagle News
Tailgate parties will be held for the baseball and basketball teams and a ventriloquist show will be put on over the weekend. Baseball Gators will play Boston this weekend. A UF faculty and staff ID will buy one basketball ticket and receive another ...

Anthony Hopkins: 10 unforgettable roles
The National
Hopkins's dark turn as Corky the psychotic ventriloquist foreshadows his later scene-stealing as a certain cannibalistic psychiatrist. THE ELEPHANT MAN (1980) Hopkins plays a sympathetic doctor who rescues and tries to lend dignity to the hideously ...
02/22/2011 Learning on a no-school day
Galesburg Register-Mail
Storyteller and ventriloquist Sandi Sylver uses a hand puppet named "Mickey Mouth" to demonstrate ventriloquism Monday morning during the Galesburg Public Library's Presidents' Day sock puppet and ventriloquism workshop. ...

Dunham returning to fieldhouse
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Comic-ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his "suitcase posse" are coming back to Bozeman for their second show here in three years. Dunham will perform his new PG-13 show, "Identity Crisis," at 5 pm on Sunday, May 15, at Montana State University's Brick ...

TCEDA to host winter promotion
Hastings Tribune
Since the age of 7 he has been traveling across Kansas performing ventriloquism for parties, meetings, banquets, special events or anywhere a good laugh is ...

He's not clowning around
St. John's Telegram
Your homework includes juggling, magic, puppetry, mime and ventriloquism. These days, Hinks works with a tape recorder. He carries one with him all the time ...

diiq
Ventriloquism is an excellent microcosm because it is easy to judge a ventriloquist's technique. Ask: “To what degree do I believe that doll is talking? ...

02/21/2011 Ask the Incredible Inman | Words in his mouth
Louisville Courier-Journal
Dear David Inman: Back in the late 1980s or early '90s, there was a comedian who was also aventriloquist. His main character was named Buffalo Billy. I have been searching the Internet, but I can't find him. I hope you can help. ...

Magic for everyone
Henley Standard
Conjurer and ventriloquist Bertie Pearce, a member of the Inner Magic Circle, will perform for four- to seven-year-olds at Watlington Primary School on Saturday, March 5 at 2.30pm. An evening show for adults, which includes a buffet supper, ...

Nam Le's story of ventriloquism at the Wheeler Centre - RN Book ...
Melbourne's Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas recently hosted a gala night of storytelling. Vietnamese born Australian writer Nam Le was one of ...

02/20/2011 The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Wanda ...
Patch.com
My beloved ventriloquist Terry Fator, winner of the second season of America's Got Talent (and the only real winner so far) helps the gang build a new house for a soldier who was wounded in the Fort Hood shootings. Also that idiot Dane Cook, ...

February Vacation Daze: Ventriloquist Steve Charney - Steamer No ...
February Vacation Daze: Ventriloquist Steve Charney - Steamer No. 10 Theatre - Event - Times Union - Albany NY.

02/19/2011 Jeff Dunham at The Cape Cod Melody Tent Friday, July 22nd 2011 8:30 PM
Jeff Dunham returns to the South Shore Music Circus with his suitcase posse of fan favorites: Walter, Peanut and Jose Jalapeno. Jeff has been working on his ...

COMEDIAN JEFF DUNHAM BRINGS “IDENTITY CRISIS” TOUR TO THE ...
LAS VEGAS (Feb. 14, 2011) – America's most successful comedic powerhouse Jeff Dunham is set to conquer Las Vegas for an unprecedented ninth time as he ..

02/18/2011 Governor, Others Honor Black History Month
KATV
Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady provided musical entertainment for the gathering, performing a song with one of her ventriloquism puppets as back up singer. ...

IU alumna's new documentary film, 'Dumbstruck,' explores quirky ...
When her mom talked excitedly about plans to visit the Vent Haven ConVENTion in theVentriloquism Capital of the World in Fort Mitchell, Ky., the Goffmans ...

Jay Johnson speaks for two in Phil performance ...
"I have played a lot of schizophrenic ventriloquists over the years," he says and laughs. "I perpetuated the myth, but I wasn't going to turn down a part." ...

02/17/2011 Black Heritage In Spotlight
Fort Smith Times Record
Alyse Eady will perform her talent via ventriloquism and singing. The daughter of Lewis and Lady Eady of Fort Smith also will visit with audience members ...

Galesburg Public Library presents puppet workshop
Galesburg Register-Mail
By Anonymous Creative children ages 9 to 13 years old are invited to participate in a sock puppet and ventriloquism workshop on Feb. 21 from 10 am to noon at the Galesburg Public Library. Puppeteer and ventriloquist Sandi Sylver will present the ...

Magician shares tricks, safety message with Marion County kids
Marion Star
Magic Tom visited four elementary schools Friday to talk about fire safety, sharing magic tricks andventriloquist acts and using volunteers. Benjamin Harrison Elementary School second-grader Lauren Terry played the part of a junior firefighter during ...

'Classic Comedy Live' is coming Feb. 19
Fontana Herald-News
“Classic Comedy Live,” a show starring comedian Dick Hardwick and ventriloquist Ronn Lucas and Friends, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 2 pm at the Sturges Center for the Fine Arts, 780 N. E Street in San Bernardino. ...

Natalie makes hospital more bear-able
Central Western Daily
The professional ventriloquist and itinerant minister dropped in to bring some laughter to the children yesterday ahead of a fundraising event for the Queensland flood appeal at Anson Street Uniting Church tomorrow afternoon. ...

02/16/2011 How to be a good ventriloquist | LatinGuru
Children and adults alike are fascinated by the art of ventriloquism. Becoming a ventriloquist is a hobby that takes a lot of practice to master the skills, ...

Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady Joins Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert 3/4-5
Broadway World
Unparalleled ventriloquist Terry Fator will welcome special guest Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady to Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert March 4-5 in the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage. Eady will open the show at 7:30 pm each night, delivering a fun, ...

Edgar Bergen and His Famous Dummy
Legacy.com
Early in his life, friends noticed his talent for mimicry and suggested he become aventriloquist (Bergen wasn't familiar with the word and had to look it up in the dictionary). Not long after, he attended a show by The Great Lester, a performer who ..

Age only a number at fair talent show
Chillicothe Gazette
Candie Rhoads does a ventriloquist act with her friend, "Zake" during Ohio's Got Talent at the Ross County Fair on Wednesday. Cory Breth sings and plays guitar. / Photos by Heather Cory, Gazette CHILLICOTHE -- Candie Rhoads' mouth wasn't moving, ...

FATOR INVITES MISS ARKANSAS TO OPEN HIS SHOW
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Mirage headliner Terry Fator had invited fellow ventriloquist Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady to open his show March 4-5. Eady was a sensation at the Miss America Pageant last month in Las Vegas. She received a huge ovation during the talent round and she ...

The almanac
UPI.com
They include historian Henry Brooks Adams in 1838; orchestra leader Wayne King and actor Chester Morris, both in 1901; ventriloquist Edgar Bergen in 1903; actor Hugh Beaumont in 1909; singer Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters in 1918 (age 93); ...

02/15/2011 “Variety” is an understatement!
The Shepherd of the Hills Gazette
I first saw comedy ventriloquist Jim Barber when he came to Branson with the Glen Campbell Show. Jim and his wife Diane decided to make Branson home. ...

The First Annual Ventriloquist Duologue/Scriptwriting Competition 2011
The First Annual Ventriloquist Duologue/Scriptwriting Competition 2011: The London Comedy Writers - Competitions, Events and Opportunities in May.

02/14/2011 'More or Less'
Morning Star
I would never, for instance, work up an act as a magician or a ventriloquist and expect anyone to care. Magicians make a living by fooling the audience, ...
02/13/2011 No news?  What's up with that??
02/12/2011 Jeff Dunham's Richmond shows rescheduled
Richmond Times Dispatch
By Times Dispatch Staff The ventriloquist and comedian's shows, originally scheduled for March 11-12, have been moved to June 3-4 so that his one-hour ...
02/11/2011 Membership Application Form
Aims: The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain (The VC of GB) ... available for Ventriloquists, and those interested in Ventriloquism, within Great Britain; ...
02/10/2011 Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger's family-friendly show set for today
Alexandria Town Talk
Ventriloquist/comedian Lynn Trefzger will bring her show, "Tea and Puppets," to the Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center at 3 pm today. ...

Insult Puppeteer Brings Raunchy Act to Ridgewood Saturday
Patch.com
Selberg has also made puppets for Jeff Dunham, another popular ventriloquist and comedian. Petersen has met Dunham, and says he appreciates what the ...

35th Annual Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet
Liberty Vindicator
... Dayton Community Center, the Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their Awards Banquet featuring Ian Varella, comedian and ventriloquist. ...

02/09/2011 Kenny Croes Dummy Store (ventriloquist, ventriloquism, dummy, vent ...
HOME ~ DELUXE CAST FIGURES ~ CONVERSION FIGURES ~ SPECIALTY FIGURES ~ IN STOCK ~ WHAT MY CUSTOMERS SAY ~ BLOG ~ EMAIL Copyright 2011 - Kenny Croes Dummy

Jeff Dunham show postponed
Richmond Times Dispatch
By Times Dispatch Staff Superstar comic-ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will tape his new Comedy Central show at Richmond's Landmark Theater in June. ...

02/08/2011 New Web Site, Free E-Books: History of Ventriloquism ...
The new website "yorick.us" is offering two free ebooks on the history of ventriloquism.

James Wedgwood, the Art of Ventriloquism | Minnesota's Legacy
James Wedgwood helped to celebrate Northwest Regional Library's 42nd Anniversary by entertaining the audience with library related stories as well as his ...

Family Show: Ventriloquism & Stew Cook-Off :: lacrossetribune.com ...
Enjoy a comedy show of ventriloquism & juggling by Gator Alley & Company. Adults : $5 & Kids $3. After the show stay for a Stew Dinner & Bake Sale as you ...

Preview: North Texas native and ventriloquist Jay Johnson performs at the ...
Pegasus News
by Seth Cohn If ventriloquism amazes you like it does us, you're going to like this guy. On Thursday, Tony-award winning ventriloquist and North Texas ...

Lasell College: CAB Presents: Ventriloquist Michael Harrison
Michael Harrison is an extraordinarily talented ventriloquist, puppeteer and comedian. He has worked along side numerous acts from The Muppets to Boyz to ...

02/07/2011 Ventriloquist Central Dan Willinger - The New Tribute to Ventriloquism
Ventriloquist Central - A Tribute To Ventriloquism - Promoting Ventriloquist and the Art ofVentriloquism · Home | Blog | Forum | Articles of Interest ...

Joslyn hosts magic show to help kids, seniors
The Desert Sun
A reception at 5:30 pm with a silent auction and magicians will be followed by ventriloquist Rob Watkins and magicians Stoil and Ekaterina from Hollywood's ...

Ventriloquist: Phil Hughes - St. John Fisher College
Ventriloquist: Phil Hughes. When: Wed, February 2 2011 09:30 PM; Where: Basil 135 @ 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618 ...

02/06/2011 Not just lip service
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The news that Jeff Dunham is the most successful ventriloquist of all time would be greeted by most people with a shrug. The news, however, that he might ...

WVSOM's president wears many hats
Beckley Register-Herald
A ventriloquist and magician since the age of 8, Adelman's involvement in the local community includes entertaining children from area schools, ...

Mr. D's Daily Ventriloquist Journal
By Clinton Detweiler
Picture of Jimmy Nelson kneeling by the Edgar Bergen Star at Hollywood's "Walk of Fame"

Self-Built Pals: From Dave Ferdinand
By Clinton Detweiler
If you use a ventriloquist figure or puppet that you built yourself, you are invited to share your experience here. Please include a photo of yourself with your pal. Send them to me, Clinton Detweiler, and I'll publish your post here. ...

Kids Ventriloquist & Comedienne Feb 12 Yardley
4KidsinPa.com Things to See and Do in Pennsylvania, Activities and Events for kids in PA, ComedyVentriloquism of Lynn Trefzger, February 12, 2011 3PM, ...

02/05/2011 Cutting edge comedy: Jeff Dunham and his wacky cast of characters will bring ...
Lewiston Sun Journal
PORTLAND — Popular ventriloquist and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham will bring his cutting edge comedy to the Cumberland County Civic Center on March 9 as ...

Plant City drama ministry to celebrate 19th anniversary
Tbo.com
19 at East Chelsea Baptist Church, 7225 E. Chelsea St. Other performers include The Specks gospel singing group and Geraldine and Ricky, a ventriloquist act ...

02/04/2011 South Mississippi weekend whereabouts February 4th - 6th
WLOX
World class Ventriloquist and comedian Lynn Trefzger has brought her trunk of zany characters to South Mississippi. She's performing Friday at 7p.m. at The ...

Puppets and Props Ventriloquist Sellers List | Antiques ...
By Ventriloquist
Mike has been an integral part of the selling outlet for everyone and was an inspiration, consultant and partner of sorts with us in giving everyone a place to sell their ventriloquist figures outside of the big site. ...

Interested in Ventriloquist History?
By Clinton Detweiler
Bob Albano has prepared a massive amount of ventriloquist history, and his ebooks are free for everyone. His new site has downloading details. Take a look at his newest work: The Yorick Yodelsap History of Ventriloquism: ...

02/03/2011 Eady Excited About Returning Home
Fort Smith Times Record
The Fort Smith native and 2006 Southside High School graduate recently performed her specialty - yodeling and singing with ventriloquist dolls - on TV's ...

CWC to meet in Grant Feb. 19
Wauneta Breeze
Alta Keating from Palisade, Neb., will be sharing talents as ventriloquist with her partner “Buddy” — entertaining and fun for all ages! ...

02/02/2011 Kenny Croes Dummy Store (ventriloquist, ventriloquism, dummy, vent ...
MR. WINKLE - $549 plus shipping. HOME · deluxe cast · figures · conversion figures · specialty figures · IN STOCK · what my customers say ...

Jeff Dunham, pals are no dummies
News Sentinel
By Sheryl Krieg Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham's “Identity Crisis” tour — with character puppets Achmed, Peanut, Walter and newest addition, Diane — is sure to ...

02/01/2011 Mystery Ventriloquist 02-01-11 | Antiques Collectibles and Auction ...
By Ventriloquist
Dan Willinger is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are ...

"The kids love him"
By Clinton Detweiler
Personality and character give a figure its greatest appeal, and that's up to the ventriloquist. I can make a figure look good, but that's only part of the picture - after all, a figure's good looks are only a layer of paint deep.

Miss Arkansas to visit Stuttgart Rotary Club Tuesday
Stuttgart Daily Leader
Eady, who is a graduate of Oauchita Baptist University (OBU) in Arkadelphia and a native of Fort Smith, will bring her vocal and ventriloquist talents to ...

Doodle a Day: Ventriloquist dummy
By Diarmuid O Cathain
Ventriloquist dummy. Posted by Diarmuid O Cathain at 1:25 PM. 0 comments: Post a Comment. Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). About Me. My Photo . Diarmuid O Cathain: Hello. I have decided to undertake 'a Doodle a day'. ...

Huey Ukulele debut
By Clinton Detweiler
... but he registered that it was a thing that I was controlling and he wanted to figure out how it worked. That's the sort of thing that got me hooked into ventriloquism. Ah well, you never know where that curiosity can lead.

Ventriloquist Oliver gives voice to his four-legged sidekicks - Topix
Ventriloquist Todd Oliver has been working with dummies and dogs for years, but don't worry that he'll ever confuse the two. Share. Post. Leave a Comment ...

01/31/2011 Ventriloquist/comedienne to perform
Ruston Daily Leader
Lynn Trefzger is a ventriloquist/comedienne with a trunk full of zany characters that have accompanied her to stages throughout the country. ...

Ventriloquist Oliver gives voice to his four-legged sidekicks ...
By Admin
Ventriloquist Oliver gives voice to his four-legged sidekicks. Green Bay Press Gazette That means packing up the SUV with the dogs and the no-spill water dishes and staying in pet-friendly hotels with two beds, so that man and man's ...

ventriloquist - Video | cleveland.com
Reverend Lenny and Ventriloquist. ... diana ventriloquist By diana ventriloquist . Follow. Reverend Lenny and Ventriloquist ..

01/30/2011 Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger's family-friendly show set for today
Alexandria Town Talk
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will bring nationally renowned ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger to Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center today. ...

James Tattersall Figure Returns to Ventriloquist Central ...
By Ventriloquist
As things happen Bob and I got embroiled in a deal and in this deal the Tattersall figure has returned to the Ventriloquist Central Collection. I am thrilled beyond words to have him back because I was always sorry I let him go but ...

Detweiler Dummy gives up retirement
By Clinton Detweiler
From Dave Boiano (photo right): I purchased this figure from a man who lives in Canada. He said he purchased it from you in 1972 and hardly ever used him. What was the model name of this figure, and what would he have sold for back in ...

01/29/2011 Jeanne Rimsky Theatre Presents THE TWO AND ONLY, 3/11
Broadway World
Master Ventriloquist Jay Johnson explores his passion and obsession with his art form in this personal odyssey to better understand why ventriloquism exists ...

Events in Connecticut
New York Times
MASHANTUCKET Comix at Foxwoods Otto and George, ventriloquist and mannequin act. Thursday through Feb. 5. $20 to $45. Dov Davidoff and Bret Ernst. Feb. ...

VENTRILOQUIST PARKING puppet doll show sign | best buy products
By admin
VENTRILOQUIST PARKING puppet doll show sign Review VENTRILOQUIST PARKING puppet doll show sign Feature Brand New SignMADE IN USALong LastingGREAT Gift.

Miller Ventoon
By Clinton Detweiler
Note: This original Ventoon by Dave Miller came from Vol. 5 Ventoons, of the Ventrilopedia, published 1977 by Maher Ventriloquist Studios. One copy of Vol. 5 (out of print) is being awarded today via prize drawing to: David Thomson.

Eivinds notater » Blog Archive » The Albert Project
By admin
Ventriloquist dummies is not cheap at all. That is, those that are is not really good, and if I should do this at all I wanted a good one. My first attempt to get hold on a ventriloquist dummy on a budget was to buy a cheap plastic ...

Ventriloquist Todd Oliver ready to let the dogs out at Meyer ...
Ventriloquist Todd Oliver has been working with dummies and dogs for years, but donít worry that heíll ever confuse the two.

01/28/2011 Who's the big dummy?
The Australian
But ventriloquist Dean Atkinson, who went through to the semi-finals of Australia's Got Talent in 2009, has had several years to get used to his sidekick's ...

Oliver ready to let the dogs out at Meyer
Green Bay Press Gazette
BY KENDRA MEINERT • kmeinert@greenbaypressgazette.com • January 27, 2011 VentriloquistTodd Oliver has been working with dummies and dogs for years, ...

Securing Your Ventriloquist Figure | Antiques Collectibles and ...
By Ventriloquist
I am going to divulge my secret to holding my ventriloquist figures that may be seated in a precarious position so that they do not go over and end up like Happy Hazzard did so many years ago. If you don't know what happened to Happy ...

01/27/2011 Dummy, the joke's on me: Jeff Dunham heads to Rabobank
Bakersfield Californian
BY MATT MUNOZ, Bakotopia.com editor Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, holding one of his popular characters, Peanut, will appear Sunday at Rabobank Arena. ...

LICKING COUNTY CATTLEMEN'S ANNUAL BANQUET TO BE FEB. 8
The Newark Advocate
The event will provide entertainment with ventriloquist Mark Wade. Wade has preformed across the US and has been the opening act for Garth Brooks, ...

01/26/2011 The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes « Travalanche
By travsd
Carla is the hippest ventriloquist around, but she's still old school. She may be the rock 'n' roll vent but the rock she likes is of the dinosaur variety, as witnessed by her adopted Milton Glaser Bob Dylan poster (above), the Beatles ...
Ventriloquist visits Grace Friday night
Atmore Advance
Laughter will fill Grace Fellowship's sanctuary Friday night as the church hostsventriloquist and comedian Ryan Bomgardner for a evening of fun. ...

Voice Gateway » Interview with Al Moessinger – one ventriloquist ...
By jakumi
Moessinger easily led to a break-out of class to the ventriloquist convention in Ft Mitchell, Kentucky. Amazed and inspired by the cohesion of the group I felt I knew this man was certainly a master of his art. ...

Silence!
By Clinton Detweiler
Thanks to Jeff Dunham, I have two Achmed Talking Pens for giveaway today. Three guesses as to what it says (and the first two don't count). The winners are: Janet Dearstone and Carol Jordan.

BOXED 1950′S ” ARCHIE ANDREWS ” VENTRILOQUIST DOLL £63.30 | The ...
By Dolly
63.30 » BOXED 1950'S ARCHIE ANDREWS VENTRILOQUIST DOLL nurseyness Store Boxed 1950's Peter Brough's Archie.

01/25/2011 share :: fun/inspiration : Terry Fator ventriloquism « a Re ...
By quoleshna
share :: fun/inspiration : Terry Fator ventriloquism · Q-uote-ables:: Sometimes it's good to see a real life picture of what you don't want to become… share :: tip : How I Use Visualization To Drive Creativity · MUSICshare: TDGofficial ...

Comic brings puppets to Valley
Fresno Bee
By Mike Osegueda / The Fresno Bee There's probably a good joke to be made about a famousventriloquist having to be put on "voice rest. ...

Jeff Dunham: Not Your Average Ventriloquist | Ticket Center News
By News
Do you happen to know Achmed, the Dead Terrorist? This puppet has been one of the popularized icons which are voiced over by ventriloquist Jeff Dunham in.

Photos from Vent Meet Jan 2010; Delmar Meets the Florida Vents ...
By Ventriloquist
Photos from Vent Meet Jan 2010; Delmar Meets the Florida Vents! A good friend of VentriloquistCentral, Ed Thomas (Hugo's partner) sent in this information and pictures from the Florida Vents gathering this last Sunday. ...

Insull Auction on!
By Clinton Detweiler
My 7 day eBay auction is NOW ON. I've set up a dedicated page for this rare Len Insull figure, with many photos plus the eBay Item number and links. Click here: http://mrdsinsull.blogspot.com.

Youth Service and Ventriloquist: 1/30/2011, 6:00pm at Northview ...
Upcoming Statesville Events: get information about Youth Service and Ventriloquist, including maps and driving directions

01/24/2011 Tickets still up for grabs for fundraising Captain Spanner tribute event
Stroud News and Journal
By Nick Wakefield » TICKETS are still available for a fundraising night of ventriloquism, circus tricks and magic in memory of late children's entertainer ...

A FORMER ventriloquist and musician from Derby who inspired his sons into ...
Derby Evening Telegraph
"He bought me my first ventriloquist dummy when I was seven and taught both me and my brother, Neil, to play a number of musical instruments. .

Terry Fator entertains Fort Hood troops ahead of their deployment
Las Vegas Weekly (blog)
Terry, wife Taylor Makakoa and his collection of ven

Mortimer Snerd Arrives at Ventriloquist Central Collection ...
By Ventriloquist
Back over a year ago I was so excited to do my blog about the Charlie McCarthy which I was able to ad to the Ventriloquist Central Collection from Mr. Bob Isaacson. If you missed that blog please click here. ...

01/23/2011 The Christian and Ventriloquism
By Clinton Detweiler
From Mr. D: While I have no doubt those who practiced the occult may have used ventriloquism to dupe their seekers, I personally feel the roots of ventriloquism are found elsewhere. I am confident that the use of the voice to misdirect ...

Ventriloquist and comedienne to perform at Mary C. | gulflive.com
Ventriloquist/comedienne Lynn Trefzger and her trunk full of zany characters will perform at the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education in ...

01/22/2011 Arlington's Thompson School fundraiser at Regent Jan. 22
Arlington Advocate
By Anonymous Magician, ventriloquist and Thompson School parent, Janine Rogers, will again entertain children and adults with her special blend of magic and ...

Events in Connecticut
New York Times
Otto and George, ventriloquist and mannequin act. Feb. 3 through 5. $20 to $45. Comix at Foxwoods, 240 MGM Grand Drive. comixatfoxwoods.com; (866) 646-0609. ...

01/21/2011 Ventriloquist Figure Builder, Scott Bryte, He's FINISHED ...
By Dan Willinger
By now you should know all about the ventriloquist figure that Scott Bryte was building (and has finished) for Keith Suranna. Keith has been kind enough to send.

Master of Puppets Jeff Dunham at the Idaho Center
IdahoStatesman.com
Yo, cool person: It would be a mistake to mock ventriloquist Jeff Dunham too loudly. When it comes to ticket sales, Dunham and his puppets laugh all the way ...

Christine Barger - Ventriloquist - Los Angeles, CA
2 Reviews of Christine Barger Ventriloquist "The most amazing ventriloquist that I have ever seen. Very funny and great with kids. Would recommend to anyone ...

01/20/2011
Bucks County Performing Arts Center presents critically acclaimed ...
Bucks Local News
BUCKS COUNTY - It is not often that we get to experience a first rate ventriloquistact. When was the last time you saw such a thing, especially in person? ...

Show review: Jeff Dunham in Salt Lake
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
The most famous ventriloquist since Edgar Bergen delivered a consistently hilarious performance Wednesday night at a sold-out EnergySolutions Arena. ...

Meandering from the pulpit
eTurboNews
... the suave notes of a jazz musician or the questioning comedy of a wisecracking dummy called Woody, the sidekick of a hard-hitting Atlanta ventriloquist. ...

WELL KNOWN VENTROLOQUIST TO PERFORM IN SAN PEDRO
LoveFM
The Saga Humane Society in San Pedro will be hosting a variety show with a ventriloquist as part of a fundraiser on Saturday night. ...

Finished...
By Clinton Detweiler
At this point in my career, I don't often have opportunity to work with a figure that is older than I am, but this was one. Very special. I thought I was finished...although in reviewing the before and after pictures I believe I need to ...

01/19/2011 Securing you Ventriloquist Figures Head to the Body ...
By Dan Willinger
Many times you hear folks (builders) say that their figure has a head lock. What is a head lock? Of all the figures that I have in the Ventriloquist Central.

deja vu
By Clinton Detweiler
If you have a set of the Figure Making plans from the 1975 edition of the Maher Course ofVentriloquism (Lesson 18) then you have seen photos of the inside of the very same head. But it has changed, as you can see here. ...

01/18/2011 Tara Woods to host all day Entertainment Showcase
North Fort Myers Neighbor
"We'll have musicians, a ventriloquist, comics and more," said Beverly Bayer of the committee. "They are all professional entertainers, from throughout ...
01/17/2011 Review: Audience loves Dunham's offenses
Duluth News Tribune
The stand-up comic/ventriloquist started Sunday's performance at Amsoil Arena with a slide show starring young Jeff Dunham, who posed for school pictures ...
01/16/2011 Miss America 2011: Alyse Eady yodeling ventriloquism routine ...
By Doug Mead
Miss America 2011 runnerup Alyse Eady may not have won the title, but she captured hearts with her incredible yodeling ventriloquism routine.

Ventriloquist Central Video Collecting Series – Johnny Main's Coco ...
By Dan Willinger
Here's a great look at one of Johnny Main's figures,

Rock'n'Roll Ventriloquism - The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes ...
The Continuing Story of Carla Rhodes is a comedic rock 'n' roll extravaganza about a young gal's dream of hitting the big time in New York City.

JC Turner Ventriloquist Figure 1940′s | Ventriloquist Central - A ...
JC Turner was the figure that was used by almost every ventriloquist during the golden age if you were going to do ventriloquism. I guess you could compare ...

YouTube - Ventriloquist Central Videos - Ventriloquist Mike ...
http://www.ventriloquistcentral.com/blog Ventriloquist Mike Robinson visits the VentriloquistCentral Collection in October 2008. Watch as he uses Lee Dunn.

01/15/2011 Magic, madness and mystery to top the bill at charity show in memory of ...
Stroud News and Journal
By Nick Wakefield » CIRCUS tricks, ventriloquism and live music will top the bill at a charity evening of all things magical in memory of late children's ...

Live Comedy and Ventriloquism featuring Justin Ver Burg and ...
Live Ventriloquism and Comedy comes to Charleys On Central Avenue with Justin Ver Burg and Funnydummy™!!

Local religion digest 1/15/11: Former Miss USA to speak at Atonement Lutheran ...
Reading Eagle
Ventriloquist to perform in Bethel. Dinner to honor retiring pastor. Bus trip planned to religious exhibit. Tara Conner, Miss USA 2006, will share her story ...

Shop Update
By Clinton Detweiler
This is the quartet that will greet me when I go to my shop today (unless they' ve moved themselves around from last evening). The figure on the right is the " mystery" figure that was shown on a post here about a week ago. ...

Ventriloquist Dummies, Puppets, and Figures by MontanaDan: Casting ...
By MontanaDan
Ventriloquist Website with information on Ventriloquists, Ventriloquist Dummies, VentriloquistPuppets, Ventriloquism, Ventriloquist Dummy Building, Ventriloquist Figure Builders, CollectingVentriloquist Figures, and The Art of ...

01/14/2011 Truly Indie and Magnolia Entertainment Go 'Dumbstruck' - indieWIRE
Set in the “ventriloquism capital of the world”—the Vent Haven ConVENTion in Ft. Mitchell, KY—“Dumbstruck” centers on five ventriloquists and tracks their diverging career paths. “Goffman has made an artful film about the struggles and ...

A few questions with Jeff Dunham
Sioux City Journal
Details: Dunham, the most successful ventriloquist working today, brings his Identity Crisis Tour to Sioux City, complete with old favorites and new ...

Dunham troupe storms SLC
StandardNet
By Brad Gillman The ventriloquist has embarked on his 2011 arena tour, which will take him to several continents. Yet it was only five years ago that he was ...

Mr. D's Daily Ventriloquist Journal: "Certified Professional ...
By Clinton Detweiler
Mr. D's Daily Ventriloquist Journal. The posts on this blog reflect my continuing career as aventriloquist, instructor, and figuremaker. Your comments and questions are welcome.

Comedy: Master Ventriloquist Kevin Johnson at Welk Resort Theatre ...
Escondido Events: get info about Master Ventriloquist Kevin Johnson and other - Comedy events in Escondido, CA.

01/13/2011 Stourport couple's music, comedy and ventriloquist show
Kidderminster Shuttle
Ken has been a professional ventriloquist and entertainer for more than 40 years, introducing audiences to characters such as Claude the horse, ...

Master of puppets
Uptown
Jeff Dunham prefers puppets — or, more appropriately, dummies, which have helped earn the American standup comedian/ventriloquist extraordinary success. ...

Paul Zerdin's panto secrets revealed
expressandstar.com
Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin today revealed how his cheeky side-kick Sam landed him in trouble with a member of a pantomime audience. The performer, aged 36, ...

Belize Island Life » Ventriloquist to perform in San Pedro Belize
By investinbelize
On the 22nd of January, Charlotte Hanson a musical comedian and ventriloquist will be performing at the Lion's Den in San Pedro Town to help raise funds for SAGA Humane Society. Every adult ticket sold for this ...

Ventriloquist Central Marketplace HOT HOT HOT !!! | Antiques ...
I am so happy to say that the Ventriloquist Central Marketplace has been jumping andventriloquist figures have been selling with high intensity. ...

01/12/2011 Outlets Shop » Blog Archive » Antique Ventriloquist Dummy Collecting
By Greg Rosa
ventriloquist dummies In the world of collecting one of the most important factors in the valuation of an item is originality. Just because a ventriloquist dummy has a head, body, hands and legs does not always mean ...
01/11/2011 Tri-County Cattlemen have annual banquet
Monmouth Daily Review Atlas
Following dinner, there will be entertainment by ventriloquist/comedian David Malmberg. In addition to being a comedy ventriloquist, Malmberg also plays ...
Jeff Dunham: No Strings Attached
The Sacramento Press
You have been called the world's greatest ventriloquist. What's your reaction to Terry Fator's success? “I think a few folks that are good performers as ...

7/11 Coin Winners!
By Clinton Detweiler
What better day to award the first free Mr. D's $7.00 2011 ventriloquist collector coins than the 11th day of the 1st month of 2011! Today's seven lucky winners are: George Vanderwoude, Shawn Kraemer, Bert Lloyd, Robert Fletcher, ...

01/10/2011 "My Strange Addiction" Episode 4 Commentary: The Puppet Master
ChicagoNow
But, ventriloquism? OK - so we know we can already lump her into that rare group of outsiders that are collectively known as "Annoying Mimes". ...

Ventriloquist Masks….Wood? | Ventriloquist Central - A Tribute To ...
One of the items I do not have in the Ventriloquist Central Collection is the mask. I guess I have not found one old enough to make me want to purchase it ...

The Truth About April Brucker's Addiction

The Magic Cafe Forums - My Strange Addiction ventriloquist
Just wondering how many of you watched the airing of the show "My Strange Addiction" which featured the woman from NYC who is "addicted to ventriloquism". ...

Coming up: Texas Vent Get-together
By Clinton Detweiler
With that thought in mind, Bob Abdou has decided to have a simple gathering of ventriloquists on February 19th. The day's festivities will begin at noon for lunch, followed by a tour of Bob's amazing collection (you see several pictures ...

YouTube - Renowned Ventriloquist Terry Fator
By CBS
Armen Keteyian spoke with renowned ventriloquist Terry Fator and his puppet friend Winston the impersonating Turtle.

01/09/2011 Miniature Sailor Ventriloquist Figure from the 1950′s ...
By Dan Willinger
When I saw this little fellow I knew I had to buy him. He is so cute (in my opinion). Unfortunately I can not give information as to his maker because there .

Miniature Sailor Ventriloquist Figure from the 1950′s | Antiques ...
By Ventriloquist
I have looked him over and I almost believe that this fellow may have started life as a marionette head which was then reworked to make this ventriloquist figure. In any event he is a great looking character done over 60 years ago and I ...

Mystery Mack?
By Clinton Detweiler
But, no such luck - nary a single identification mark. We know it is about 70 years old, if not older. Carved of wood. Maybe a Mack? * * * * *. From Dan Willinger of Ventriloquist Central: "Clinton, he is not a Mack but does look like a ...

01/08/2011 Why Frank Marshall Ventriloquist Figures | Ventriloquist Central ...
By Dan Willinger
It seems I have a passion for ventriloquist figures made by Frank Marshall and I am the first to say that is a fact. It is not by chance that this has happened.

Knee Pal "Clipper" - For Sale
By Clinton Detweiler
This is somewhat of a "hodgepodge" collage of photos, but hopefully it will give you a good idea of how the refurbished "Clipper" figure appears today. Standard turning head, side-to-side self-centering eyes, open & close mouth, ...

01/07/2011 Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to perform two shows in Coquitlam
Straight.com
By Staff, January 6, 2011 American ventriloquist and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham will perform two shows at Coquitlam's Red Robinson Show Theatre next ...

The Brighton and Pittsford Weekend Planner
Brighton-Pittsford Post
By Mike Murphy, staff writer Bruce Weaver and Friends The ventriloquist and his zany characters will perform at 2 pm Saturday, Jan. ...

Five Things To Do This Weekend: Jan. 7-9, 2011
The State Journal-Register (blog)
Ventriloquist Peter Hefty headlines this weekend's shows at Donnie B's Comedy Club, 2937 West White Oaks Drive. Performances are at 7:30 and 9:30 pm today ..

Ventriloquist Central Marketplace HOT HOT HOT !!! | Ventriloquist ...
By Dan Willinger
I am so happy to say that the Ventriloquist Central Marketplace has been jumping andventriloquist figures have been selling with high intensity. I know you can.

Comedy ventriloquist plans pair of T.F. shows
The Cincinnati-based ventriloquist has performed for audiences of all ages around the world since 1977. In 2006, she was named Funniest Female Entertainer ...

ventriloquism | Ann Friedman
My friend Mora talks about her father and his ventriloquism hobby: Recently, things have gotten bad. He's spent more time on the computer, on eBay, ...

01/06/2011 'My Strange Addiction': Tonight is the ventriloquist, the tanner, the cat lady ...
Entertainment Weekly
by Mandi Bierly Image Credit: TLCGood news, people: If you missed last week's premiere of TLC's My Strange Addiction, you did not miss the ventriloquist who ...

`Million Laughs' to give comedy show benefit at Whittier First Christian Church
Whittier Daily News
Will Morton, founder of Million Laughs, will host a lineup of four professional entertainers:ventriloquist Rob Watkins; comedians Patrick Hanifin and ...

flack: THANK YOU FOR CRAZY PEOPLE TLC!
By Flack
(At least once during this episode this girl seemed to have a tough time keeping a straight face and it wouldn't surprise me to learn that she's a struggling ventriloquist trying to get some media attention.) ...

Ken Spencer Ventriloquist Figure Excellent | Ventriloquist Central ...
Today it is my pleasure to show you a very nice Ken Spencer figure which has been a member of theVentriloquist Central collection for a while but I had ...

01/05/2011 No Peer-Reviewed Support for ID? Darwinists Talk to the Hand
Discovery Institute
He was the Spanish-born ventriloquist who won international affection for conducting conversations with his own hand. On his thumb and index finger, ...
01/04/2011 Warm up with performing arts series at the Opera House
Valley Free Press
She is a gifted ventriloquist who loves encouraging adults, as well as children, ... Having taught herself the art of ventriloquism from a library book, ...

Today's prize winner
By Clinton Detweiler
Ventriloquist Bob Neller advertised his Reggie (built by the McElroy brothers) as a figure "with a thousand faces." Today's prize is a framed vintage advertising postcard Bob produced, showing Reggie with a variety of expressions. ...

Comedian Ventriloquist coming to Kent! at Charley's on Central ...
Get details for Comedian Ventriloquist coming to Kent!, including date, start time, driving directions and more. Find other - Comedy events in Kent, WA.

01/03/2011 Kidd Vengeance: More LP Covers to Baffle and Terrify: Christian ...
By KiddVengeance
Anyway, here's some examples of album covers depicting vent-dolls and their owners in not-so-comedic settings, mainly because Christians back in the '60s still thought that children would be impressed by ventriloquism records even ...

Global comedy phenomenon Jeff Dunham to headline HP Pavilion ...
By SI News Desk
Jeff Dunham, called the most successful comedian working in America, by New York Times Magazine is coming to the HP Pavilion at San Jose next.

01/02/2011 Dummy performs wedding!
By Clinton Detweiler
In that time, He has opened the door for my wife Debbie to lead the singing and for me to teach Bible lessons to children through ventriloquism, which has been a joy. When a couple in the congregation celebrated the 50th anniversary, ...

The Best of Terry Fator *13 SONGS* (Good Audio Quality) | Free ...
By admin
Terry if you ever read this you are undoubtedly the best ventriloquist in the world and probably known history. You are also one of the funniest comedians getting everyone to laugh without swearing, or seriously rubbishing someone, ...

Ventriloquist Ray Alan Talks About Touring With Laurel & Hardy ...
This 'not to be missed' episode of the 'Laurel And Hardy Forum Podcast' features rare footage and an interview with British.

01/01/2011 Happy New Year!!

Mike and Woody reflect proud tradition
Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper
Cooper, however, would not be the first African American ventriloquist to grace our esteemed historical corridor. Exactly 90 years earlier in 1783, ...

Happy New Year 2011 from Ventriloquist Central | Antiques ...
By Ventriloquist
The Ventriloquist Central Collection has grown a lot faster than I ever imagined it would with both purchases on my part and donations as well. I think it is great that some folks have decided that theVentriloquist Central Collection ...

1/1/11! Happy New Year!
By Clinton Detweiler
Mr. D's $7.00 Ventriloquist Collector Coins for year 2011 are here! I've set aside 77 of the new 2011 $7 coins to be given away by prize drawings throughout the 2011 year. Seven coins will be awarded on the 11th day of each month, ...

Comic, ventriloquist who 'talks' to dogs coming to Largo - St ...
LARGO — When most dog owners attempt to teach their dog to "speak,'' victory is found in a single bark. For Todd Oliver and his pooches, however, ...