Deaf Comedy Speaks Volumes

Silence filled the room when Andrew Fisher finished his stand-up performance; the audience members raised their arms and waved their hands in applause for the deaf comedian.

Read more: The Berkeley Beacon

Deaf Comedy Jam

Andrew Fisher is trying to end the deaf-comedic world’s long silence by telling jokes in American Sign Language and then having an interpreter say them out loud, which produces a weird, slightly staggered laughter between the hearing and nonhearing members of the audience that’s arguably as funny as the jokes themselves (which are already pretty fucking funny).

Read more: VICE

Andrew Fisher
Andrew Fisher
Andrew Fisher