News with Brink Chetley
Back in the day, we tried to hype up a redesign of the site. Enough said.
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Approximate Running Time: 46 sec.
News With Brink Chetley teaser was released on the website in October
2001. At the beginning of September of that year, a design change was
badly needed and the current design was becoming ugly and worn
out. To be released on November 10, 2001, the new design followed
a basic red layout with black background. This was the point in
time that new sections such as
AIO FAQ, and
& Crew debuted on the website. Along with the new sections
came the popular AIO Wheel of Fortune game which proved
quite popular among AIO fans. News With Brink Chetley was
intended to tease the listener and prepare them for the
Behind the Scenes
the voice of Brink Chetley was a tough cookie. Jacob, the
only producer and voiceover for this sound clip, recorded his
lines separately and later mixed everything together as if it were
a news report. Unfortunately, synthesizing a voice on a computer
doesn't allow many choices, so the voice you hear is the voice you
get. Sarah Pratchet's voice was not tricky to synthesize because
of her pleasing debut appearance in Sarah
If you listen closely, the voice of Brink Chetley sounds very similar to the voice of Jacob Isom. Just imagine faster speaking and a slightly higher tone of voice and there he is!