A media star is born, then goes all supernova on us

Who ever suspected that a sign-language interpreter could ROCK?

Lydia Callis has been the star of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg‘s pressers. (That’s journalism slang for a press conference, which is PR slang for “Hey, reporters, bring your cameras and notebooks and we’ll talk about stuff.”)

 

Do I know sign language? No. But when I watch her, hey, even I get the gist of things. She is seven separate flavors of awesomesauce and deserves her own show, teaching kids across America sign language.

 

 

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2 responses to “A media star is born, then goes all supernova on us

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  2. It’s all in the eyes (& the facial expressions).
    You’re bummed if your blind.
    I liked how Bloomberg handled that reporter Marcia who tried to be specific about her morning battles on the road and he called her out for “complaining about inconveniences.” He’s tough.

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