Amazing Things You May Not Know About ‘Hearing People’

In these insane times, I’ve noticed an alarming tendency to chunk people into a group, and then assume that they all do and believe the same thing. We blame everyone for every unnerving act that any random person in that group might do. I’m not referring to politics or vaccine mandates or religion. I’m talking…

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I Hear What Ruben Hears in ‘Sound of Metal’

I finally watched ‘Sound of Metal’, prepared to dislike it intensely. Truth? I was hoping I would dislike it intensely, because of everything I’d heard: how it got so much wrong about cochlear implants (CI), its single-note depiction of Deaf Culture bias against cochlear implants, its misrepresentation of how hearing health professionals work and, most…

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