Ask Tom – How Do I Know If my Show Is Good Enough?

Another excellent question from Jim Chaput. After sharing my views, I thought this would also be an excellent future episode of Maher Ventriloquist Radio. Make sure you are subscribed to the Maher Blog so you get updates when it releases! Want to be featured on an...

Ask Tom – Where Do You Get Your Puppets?

Although I have answered this question in the past, I received it again in another forum, so I’ve decided to update my answer and offer these resources again: (Click on name to open website in a new window …) MAT PUPPETS – Mary Ann Taylor THE DUMMY...

Ask Tom – The Diabolical D

One of the most common questions I get from people who want to learn ventriloquism is: “How do you make the B sound?” For years, people thought a substitution was the answer. The problem is, it doesn’t sound right to the ear. So what is the secret?...

Ask Tom – Vocal Warmup Exercises

Today’s question comes from Andrew Ready. Do you warm up before a show? If so, what exercises do you do? Let me know in the comments section below… Want to be featured on an upcoming episode of Ask Tom? Just go to: Ask Tom and ask me a question using the...

Ask Tom – Should I Set Up A YouTube Channel?

Today’s question comes from Jim Chaput. You can search through the blog for a very entertaining interview I had with Jim last year. This is an excellent episode for anyone thinking about publishing their videos to YouTube. (Or maybe already publishing without...

Ask Tom – A Message From Santa Claus

During December, I got a surprise message from a very busy man. I hope you enjoy today’s episode. Would you like to ask a question? Go to: Ask Tom and use the Speak Pipe App to record a message from your own computer. You’ll hear your question and get an...

Ask Tom – Don’t Have Time To Practice?

This week I heard from Bob Franklin, and I truly appreciated him reaching out. Thanks Bob for all the kind words. Bob didn’t have any questions, but he did mention he didn’t feel as if he had enough time to practice. I can relate to that. We all get busy...