On the Ethics of “My” Art

Recently, many members of the Deaf community have brought forward significant criticism of the videos I produce. Specifically, they have alleged that: My ASL is very unskilled Asking for monetary support on Patreon constitutes exploitation of Deaf culture Using ASL in my art is offensive, disenfranchising cultural appropriation After reading dozens of articles and hundreds […]

Growing Up Geek Part 2: Epic Confrontation

Star Wars played a huge role in my geek upbringing. I remember first encountering the iconic sci-fi saga through a couple of scenes from Episode IV’s entry in Microsoft Cinemania ‘95. Oddly enough, my parents let me play the plethora of DOS-based Star Wars games long before they allowed me to see the full movie. […]