That Deaf Guy...
Posted March 5, 2012 at 04:32 am
So a week ago in Vegas (this story is going to end very differently than most that start this way), from the back of the ballroom at the Business of Comics Seminar I attended, I noticed that a man at the front of the room was interpreting each guest speaker in ASL.

I got all excited (because, y'know, I recognized a total of two signs) and at some point I resolved that I would find the deaf person he was signing to and introduce myself... as soon as I could remember enough signs to do so.

But at some point during a break, I was instead approached by the interpreter and Mystery Deaf Guy himself, Matt Daigle, who was already familiar with GWS and wanted to share his own comic with me. Surprise!

(And if I may take this opportunity, I'd like to finger-wag every artist out there who doesn't already have an impressive business card, because Matt's card told me everything I needed to know: that he's a very talented artist!)

Matt and his lovely wife Kay Daigle produce a comic strip called That Deaf Guy, and I think you should all go look at it because it's adorable and you'll probably learn something you'd never thought of about deaf & hearing culture.


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Underpants and Overbites
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Finished, but worth re-reading!
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I also love the podcast My Brother My Brother And Me!

My old pal R. Stevens and I used to do a podcast called Coffee and Cider! It was mostly about being work-obsessed idiots and human beings who like beverages and have cats.