His speaking voice is amazing to listen to, and like any good storyteller, he knows how to use it. His off-the-cuff anecdotes come out structured, with story arcs, colorful vocabulary and punchy endings.
Were we imagining it, or is his voice lower than ever? “Yes, my voice is getting lower and lower, because I gave up smoking. I expected it to rise, but it’s gone the other way,” he says.