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Jaw Wired Shut

Dating Without a Voice: A Tale of Dating With a Jaw Wired Shut (Part 3)

Eric Barry | Posted 06.03.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

It's fascinating being unable to speak. Every interaction becomes completely reliant on non-verbal communication. Every touch, every facial twitch seems imbued with meaning.

Dating Without a Voice: A Tale of Dating With a Jaw Wired Shut (Part 2)

Eric Barry | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Barry

A recent accident, which we're still piecing together, left me with my jaw and cheekbones broken, two teeth removed, a metal plate in my chin, and my ...

Dating Without a Voice: A Tale of Dating With A Jaw Wired Shut (Part 1)

Eric Barry | Posted 05.25.2014 | Chicago
Eric Barry

I contemplated what exactly I'd say to women, how I would reach out now given my condition. Would I give recognition to it or let my bloodied and wired mouth speak for itself?

The Giant Sucking Sound of 2008

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gerdy

As I read about Ann Coulter having her jaw wired shut, my thoughts turned to the election reporting and commentary. I realized that never in our history has so little been said with so many words.