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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Scott Adams, Dilbert's Creator, and his Struggle with Spasmodic Dysphonia

Brian Rafferty writes:

The rules changed all the time—sometimes day to day, sometimes hour to hour—and whenever he tried to recite them, people thought, "This guy is nuts."

The rules dictated when and where Scott Adams, the chief engineer of the Dilbert comic empire, was allowed to speak. He could neither control them nor predict exactly when they'd go into effect. All he knew was that he'd woken up one morning and found that his voice had turned against him, imposing a set of bizarre restrictions.

continue reading this lengthy, fascinating article at the link: Speechless: Dilbert Creator's Struggle to Regain His Voice


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