– a famous fake-deaf actor
One of the most famous fake-deaf actors is Sylvester
Stallone. In 1997, he starred in a movie – Cop Land.
His role was a deaf sheriff in a crime drama, trying
to clean up a New Jersey town of crime and corruption.
The movie was a flop. Perhaps if a real deaf actor
was cast in the deaf sheriff role, the movie could
have been a success!
– hoping for a better deaf tour of Europe
Ken Fisher, who is a serious beer brewer, tours Europe
on a regular basis, learning brewing methods from
master European brewers. These brewers are hearing
and while they communicate with Fisher, communication
is often difficult. To solve this problem, there was
a special event – his Grateful Deaf Cascadian Dark Rye
beer was made available to the public in Oregon.
Proceeds from this event will pay for an interpreter
to accompany Fisher on his next European tour!
For the next picture of Fisher in beer-brewing
action, go to:
– a reason why NASCAR captions were mixed with baseball
DeafDigest mentioned last week that NASCAR TV race
had nonsense baseball captions. There is a (bad)
reason for it. Someone plugged in the wrong computer
to the captioning equipment. That wrong computer
had these baseball names. The other computer,
with these NASCAR racing names were not plugged in.
It happened when someone pressed on the baseball
button instead of NASCAR button. Yes, very
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