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Creatively Entrepreneurial Contest Week 2 – We’re Freelancers & Gurus

Okay, folks, there was only one comment on last week’s Creatively Entrepreneurial post.  Therefore, Nate Wells of Idaho is the only entrant thus far, in the drawing for the iPad and two iPod Touches.  Reminder, the drawing will be held on July 4, 2013. This week’s topic?  It’s near and dear to my heart.  Until […]

Guest Contributor and Editor for

Starting this morning, you will occassionally see blog posts from yours truly on the Anxiety Behind the Badge website. My first contribution was posted this morning, entitled Anxiety & Depression:  Chicken or the Egg?

Active Content for Education and Mission Small Business $250,000 Grant

Friends, family, and faithful followers, Please help me, to help an organization that provides a tremendous service to students throughout the Country.  Active Content for Education (ACE), co-founded by my colleague Curtis Nehrig, is a perfect fit for a small business grant, in the amount of $250,000.  In fact, the fit is so perfect, the only […]

Been a While

Hey folks, how is everybody this fine Memorial Day Weekend? Wow, we have some interesting weather over here in the Central Valley of California, but today is shaping up to be a beautiful day! It’s been a while since I have blogged regularly, and I just want my readers to know, it’s me, not you, […]

Adobe Audition 3.0 for Voice Over & Sound Beds

Dear Faithful Readers, it has been 1 week since my last… well, you get the joke already – no sense in finishing it, because it wasn’t that funny to begin with! Anyhow, the point is, I apologize that I haven’t been providing content regularly over the last couple weeks.  Ol’ RG has had some real […]

Gradual and Abrupt All At Once

All at Once… what an amazing Jack Johnson song, by the way. Anyhow, this is merely a quick post to let you know that I’ll be gradually moving all of my content to my new webpage as I figure things out in the new interface.   There are so many things that I like about wordpress that […]

Aspirations – Great Voice Talents in Voice Over Industry and Great Services

Don LaFointaine – The Voice R.G. Riles aspires to be “The Voice” – the one that nearly everyone in the world has heard at some point and automatically associate it with something.  Mr. LaFointaine, as seen in this awesome video: is “The Voice” that, at least in America, we’ve come to associate with Movie Trailers […]

Handsome Hands Video Productions

R.G. Riles and R.C. Hook go way back… and it’s probably time the two worked together on a project.  Shared below are two amazing videos created by Handsome Hands Video Productions, featuring R.C. and several other compadres of the San Luis Obispo / Danville / SF / Oakland Crew. Caution, Dick’s a Model has some Rated R […]

In the Studio with California Dingo – musician, audio engineer, graphic designer, web designer, etc.

I’ve started working with a real audio engineer, in a real studio, for my voice over auditions. Man, the difference in sound is just amazing. Here’s where I give a shout out to the California Dingo, and share some of the work from his own musical endeavors, as well as some mixing and mastering he’s […]

Intro to Music of R.G. Riles

For my entire life, I’ve been a huge music fan.  When you’re an only child, simple things like music, or baseball on the radio, provide a good deal of entertainment and I find that as I get older I really miss those days when I could literally just sit or lay there for hours and […]