When film critic Roger Ebert lost his lower jaw to cancer, he lost the ability to eat and speak. But he did not lose his voice. That's the introduction to this new 20 minute TED video with Ebert and it's unquestionably a must watch if you've ever read one of his reviews that means everyone. Not only is it fascinating to hear him "tell" his story, but it's inspirational to hear about how courageous and charming of a person he really is, no matter how many scathing reviews he's given. As Peter says, "the talk isn't about film or movies, but it is worth your time.
Annotated captions of Roger Ebert: Remaking my voice in English
Should I Unfollow Roger Ebert? - ReadWrite
I know Roger Ebert like most of you. I know him from his many film review shows, from his numerous and well-written movie reviews syndicated in hundreds of newspapers, and his many appearances on late-night talk shows. It was through Twitter, however, where I felt most close to him. Roger Ebert wrote over 30, tweets and had over , followers. I was one of them. True, one of its press representatives did respond to my queries with a link that explains how relatives or estate representatives can request deactivation — i.
As a student who was diagnosed with dyslexia at an early age, I know first hand the difficulties in reading and writing. I would fake understanding with reading assignments and do anything I could to hide the fact that I was having difficulties with reading. So when I first came to CSU I went to the Tech Department to have them scan all of my books into PDF files, but these files could only be accessed from computers in the libraries, which read in a monotone and were hard to listen to. I want to bring your attention to a software that comes standard on all MAC computers. In watching this video, I realized how underused this function is, and how much it can aid those that need help in speaking, reading, and writing.
This post was originally published on Shedetroit. I distinctly remember the moment Roger Ebert became much more than just "my favorite movie reviewer. I was listening to the radio when the reporter announced that Roger had agreed to grace the cover of the March Esquire magazine. But this would be no ordinary photo.