The Mark Twain House storytelling event “The MOuTH” invited Josh back to an evening themed around the idea of accidents.
A story about being an accidental American and not a particularly good Jew leads, improbably, to computers, circuses, and grand theft pizza.
The featured author-speaker that night told a story about her criminal father, a deaf man, and a group of people from a deaf organization was present. This meant that an ASL translator was close by, trying desperately to keep up with Josh’s tendency to string impossibly long sentences together, linked by made up words like “Rube-Goldbergian.” At some point, we’re pretty sure the translator gave up.
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