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Aug 4

My laugh

Category: Life

Back in the day, when I breathed through a mask and talked, I had a very unique laugh. When something was really funny I’d laugh without a sound, save for a hissing rush of air blowing out of my mouth. That was it. Now, however, with the Passy-Muir valve, my laugh is something completely different. Apparently, my natural spontaneous laugh is an eerie self-perpetuating, maniacal chuckle that, to put it plainly, sounds very much like Heath Ledger’s Joker. I’m not trying to sound that way, it’s not an affectation. I genuinely sound like the Joker, his conversational chuckle that starts, builds and eerily trails off.

Just listen to the beginning of this video… that is how I laugh.


7 Comments so far

  1. Ormolu August 6th, 2008 8:34 pm

    “…this video is no longer available.” 🙁

  2. michael August 6th, 2008 8:51 pm

    Try now.

  3. redandjonny August 6th, 2008 10:55 pm

    dang.. Not available anymore.

    I know the scene you’re talking about though.

  4. R Man August 8th, 2008 12:25 pm


    Video no longer linked? Do you need some tech help? Yep, then I’m your man. Bob Bircham.. Got my own pick-up truck, Ford 150 with a rack and a bumber sticker that says “Go to Hell Sierra Club -kiss my ass!” Remember….? He also smoked hash out of human skull while in ‘nam. He was chasing the dragon.

    OK…name the source

    a little trivia exam

  5. Jenny August 10th, 2008 10:29 am

    I totally don’t think that’s true. I FINALLY saw Batman last night (after having read this entry) and I remember your laugh as being very different.

  6. Tracy August 11th, 2008 8:46 am

    I would like to hear your laugh but the video no longer works. I laugh at everything and I could have used a good laugh this morning.You have a beautiful list of things to do, I have never been on a bus.

  7. Tess April 1st, 2010 4:03 pm

    Can I call you Mikey?