D. Monique: Former hostess of the show Club
Manicic-Consciousness on KFJC on which Midnight
Voicejail premiered and ran. She was Involved more in the
90's portion of the voicejailing scene.
The Bay Area Representative:
(aka Jim (not to be confused with Phineas
Narco 'Jim') Visually impaired,
former 70's/80's-era phone phreaker. Plays keyboards.
Votes Republican. Very conservative. Great speaking voice. He was
an administrator on some of the systems as well
as a voicejailer. Now resides in Kansas City.
that started the World Suicide Club, the box
that started it all. One-time roommate of Mr.
(really!), who frequently can convincingly adopt
the voice of an old man and is often heard imploring."What
is the meaning of this?" Imparter
of many sage observations. Involved more in
the latter-years of the scene. His extensive site of excellent poetry and writings is here.
of the original voicejailers.
Joe Sledgehammer: (BOX 8819) One of the core members of the voicejail scene.
his name is taken from the short-lived TV comedy
show Sledgehammer. Ran 'Voicemail Security'. Rather obsessed
with Babylon 5, In his voicejail days worked
at a liquor store in Mountain View, CA known
as... 'the liquor store'. He lived in an apartment
above the store in his very cool swinging bachelor
pad. Can make voice sound like that of underground
radio personality Joe Frank
Mr. 1:15: (BOX 8817) (aka 'Steve', aka Alexander T. Newport):
The resident stoner/philosopher of the group.
Mr. 1:15 ran Club Manic-Depression
on the system where he frequently read poetry,
spewed venom and inner peace alternately and
railed against conformity, 'the illusion', and
the human race in general.
Mr. Chemist: (aka
Scott or Scotty) Not an actual homosexual,
but quite often playing one on the telephone.An actual chemist, he also adopted the alter ego 'Penis Boy', Mr.
Chemist's young ward. Mr. Chemist did both voices
of himself and Penis Boy, taping and speeding
up one voice and then interacting with it as
the other on his outgoings.
Psycho Jack: A Frequent Conversational
companion to Mr. 1:15. Was set on becoming a
writer during the voicejail years. Now runs
a fine blog
on the net.
Ronald Redball (BOX 8103) (aka Will, Bill, Billy or 'The Whetherman'):
The bad boy of the system, known for manic creativity,
obnoxious frenzied clowning, and blunt crudeness.
His box was at times called 'The Trash Line'
or 'The Global Maverick Society''. Does multiple character voices
for The National Cynical Network.
Now runs TeamRedball on Myspace.
Voicejail Betty: The 'Greek Chorus'
of the show, the automated voice you hear giving
prompts and time stamps for messages and saying