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 […]

W00tstock 2.9: A Spunky Elephant’s Review

“Take a moment to look around you. This is what the Internet looks like.” As I sat there on the mezzanine level of the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin, glancing playfully from side to side and up and down the rows at smiling nerds, I felt a tremendous rush of camaraderie that would set the […]