Starting “The D’oh-cial Network”

Well, we spotted our last episode for 2011 last Friday – PABF04 “The D’oh-cial Network”. Written by J. Stewart Burns, this will be the 11th episode of season 23, the 497th episode as we inch ever closer to 500. The episode is scheduled to air on FOX Sunday, January 15, 2012. The story revolves around Lisa founding her own social network on the Internet so as to broaden her base of friends. D’oh! There’s more to read…

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Is This The End?

D'oh!Well, the ‘net has certainly been abuzz this week with stories, rumors, quotes, and anonymous sources all speculating about the imminent demise of THE SIMPSONS. While the loyal fans of the show are taking this news quite hard, I’ve been trying to digest what this means for my family’s and my futures. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts

Lisa on Baritone SaxophoneWe spotted NABF17 “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts” on Thursday, 8/25/11. This will be episode #2 for Season 23, episode #488 on our journey to 500. The show will have 30 music cues which include no source cues (unusual), 2 montage cues, 2 fun surprises in the Main Title, and a very well known classic rock song in another great movie parody. The episode is scheduled to air Sunday, October 2, 2011. A fun episode that reveals a side of Bart you may never have thought he had.

Music Editing 101 – Editing

I hope the title doesn’t sound too redundant. I’m up to step 4 of my 7 steps of music editing. To be more precise, I’m up to step 4A – the editing I have to do before the scoring session to get everything prepared. After the session, I’ll do additional editing. That will be step 4B. D’oh! There’s more to read…

1989 – Best. Year. Ever. (so far)

I had only been in the union for three years and a full music editor for fewer than two in 1989, so saying it was my best year ever in show business might not be saying much … but let me tell you about it and then you be the judge. D’oh! There’s more to read…

Music Editing 101 – Breakdown Notes

It’s been nearly a week since we spotted the first SIMSPONS episode of the new season. The spotting notes have been prepared and distributed and now I’m deep into step 3 out of my 7 steps of music editing: breakdown notes. D’oh! There’s more to read…

A Door Closes, A Window Opens

“Welcome to Universal Studios, E.T.’s home away from home.”

That was part of our opening spiel on the tour in the 80s. I went back to full-time tour guide duty in the fall of 1986 after being let go from Segue Music. A bummer, to be sure, but at least I had a job that I enjoyed, could support my family and could still pursue finding another music editing gig without the barrier of not being in the union. The tour would be my “home away from home” for a while longer. D’oh! There’s more to read…