Following an especially long Game Six of the World Series, Deford aired a piece called "Start World Series Games Earlier; Let Us Sleep." In it, Deford bemoaned the fact that Major League Baseball insists on starting playoff games too late in the evening for most East Coast fans, especially kids, to catch the end of the game, "so children are denied baseball's championship and grow up mixed-martial-arts fans instead." Following Deford's piece, VPR aired an instrumental cover of Eric Clapton's "After Midnight," which got me wondering: Who selects VPR's bumper music, and what were some of his or her favorites?And, what other musical inside jokes did I miss in 2014?For those many fans of the Avengers movie, the cartoon will feel like where the film left off — the team's headquarters is the former Stark Tower (now Avengers Tower) and there are familiar faces such as Hawkeye, Hulk and Black Widow. "They made sure I never took things too seriously and that I understood it was a job, and at any point if I didn't perform in school or otherwise, I could lose my privileges."That always stuck with me. Sometimes I look back on it and I go, 'Man, some of these projects were a long time ago. Falcon, aka Sam Wilson, will soon be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, too — played by Anthony Mackie, he plays an integral role in the April 2014 sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier — and he acts as a point-of-view character for new fans as he and the Avengers learn to get along and stay together to face the villainous threat of Red Skull, M. I've been able to hang in here and somehow stay working.' Apparently, me fooling the industry is working."He has another little girl on the way, but Robinson's 2-year-old daughter is just now starting to recognize her dad's voice in work that he's doing, especially Falcon."I sound closer to what I actually sound like. Produced and directed by Hans Richter, assisted by Miriam Reaburn; cinematography by Arnold Eagle; music by Louis Applebaum. Sponsored by New World Films and Motion Picture Stages. (Calder 1966, 53–55; CF, Patterson to ASCR, 26 April 2010) Mid-June: Arriving in San Francisco, Calder takes a lumber schooner to Willapa Harbor, Washington, where he catches the bus for Aberdeen and meets his sister Peggy and her husband, Kenneth Hayes. Directed and cinematography by Herbert Matter; produced and narrated by Burgess Meredith; music by John Cage. Of the whole trip this impressed me most of all; it left me with a lasting sensation of the solar system. The search to cast Falcon was tough going, according to Lane, but Robinson brought the balance of "authority and discipline of someone trained by S. Robinson didn't grow up a big comic-book fan — radio was more his thing.
He would often listen to old classic shows on station KNX 1070 in Los Angeles, and it gave rise to his interest in voiceover acting."I had a real love affair with the way I could hear and, because of that, see everything as I was listening to shows," Robinson, 39, says.
That said, Wertlieb recalls another musical reference he made while promoting a story later in the day about Millennials' home-buying habits.
The song he chose was the Talking Heads' "This Must Be the Place." Another such musical nod: After a report on the death of film director Mike Nichols on November 19, Wertlieb chose a cover version of Simon and Garfunkel's "Mrs.
Bumper Robinson is a veteran of superhero squads, though his newest animated character is a total rookie. Since then, he's juggled parts in live-action series such as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Bones and The Game with an impressive animated slate of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers: Animated, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and many more.
The actor voices Falcon, a winged newcomer to a team featuring Captain America, Thor and Iron Man, in Marvel's Avengers Assemble, the new animated series premiering Sunday morning (11 ET/PT) on Disney XD. While many other child actors flamed out, Robinson credits "the iron fist of my mom and dad" for keeping him straight."They were my very own superheroes and supervillains at the same time," he says with a laugh.