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And then I wrote…

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

I wouldn’t want to try and guess how many commercials I’ve voiced over the past 25 years, but it’s well into the triple digits. But as I reported to Junior when I came back from this particular session, I have a new favourite.

I recorded at PorkPie Studios / Imprint Music, under the watchful eye (listenful ear?) of Fraser MacDougall (thanks for the shirt, dude) and I said then that I thought the spot was brilliant. Beyond the concept—which is great—the credit for this spot has to go to Second City alumnus Jim Annan for his characterization of the over-compensating host. Perfect. His last line … oozes.

Check it out:

Here’s the folks that made it:

Released: May 2008
Avertiser: Angus
Agency: COSSETTE COMMUNICATION-MARKETING
Country: Canada

“The Angus Burger tastes so much like homemade you’ll want to take the credit.”

Product: Angus Burger
Agency: Cossette Communications
Executive Creative Director: Darren Clarke/Daniel Vendramin
Creative Director: Pete Breton/ Dave Douglass
Art Director: Marco Parisella
Copywriter: Mark Lewis
Agency Producer: Leanne McLellan
Director: Tim Godsall
Prod. Co: OPC, Toronto
Country: Canada

When I haven't been fishing, I've been looking at these on the dial-up: