Idaho: Sun Valley Ski Resort

Idaho: Sun Valley Ski Resort

Joel experiences excellent powder snow skiing at Bald Mountain in Sun Valley, Idaho. Sun Valley Resort is well-known as the world’s first chairlift. So it’s perfect timing to ride a fat tire bike on the snow next to the slope. (captioned)For more information about Sun Valley Resort and click here.

Charles Thompson Memorial Hall

Charles Thompson Memorial Hall

Herman Fuecthmann, President of Charles Thompson Memorial Hall, gives Joel a great tour and learn how we can preserve one of the oldest Deaf Clubs in the world. Dr. Olof Hanson, a well-known first Deaf architect, was hired by Charles’s widow, Margaret, in 1915. Thompson Hall is proudly owned by the

Sisters in Style

Sisters in Style

Nikki Reineck is the owner of Sisters in Style, a storefront in the old Frederick district. In addition, Nikki has a warehouse in Indiana. She has a full of Deaf employees at her business locations. It’s a must-stop by when you’re in Frederick, Maryland. (captioned)More information about Sisters in

Hurricane Ida Survivor – Lisa Smith

Hurricane Ida Survivor – Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith’s home was destroyed almost half of her house during Hurricane Ida. Joel films her home with his drone for the aerial view. (captioned)Check ZVRS/Purple’s Community first https://zvrs.com/communityfirstVisit Louisiana Association of the Deaf for their LAD Hurricane Relief https://lad1908

Hurricane Ida Survivors – Leboeuf Family

Hurricane Ida Survivors – Leboeuf Family

Leboeuf Family shares their story about Hurricane Ida that destroyed their home. Rhett has been in Houma. Louisiana for his whole life. (captioned)Check ZVRS/Purple’s Community first https://zvrs.com/communityfirstVisit Louisiana Association of the Deaf for their LAD Hurricane Relief https://lad1908

Hurricane Ida Relief

Hurricane Ida Relief

Hurricane Ida has caused lots of damages in southern Louisiana. Joel joins FEMA, Louisiana Association of the Deaf, and ZVRS/Purple Communications in Houma doing the Hurricane Relief event. They have provided over $25,000 in assistance. The Deaf survivors receive full accessibility at the event. (ca

On Top Of The World In Utqiagvik

On Top Of The World In Utqiagvik

Joel flies to Utqiagvik, Alaska, known as Barrow, the northernmost city in the United States of America stopping over in Dead Horse. In Utqiagvik Joel meets Richard Itta, the only Deaf man in Utqiagvik at the famous Whale Bone Arch, and takes a tour of the town, learning about the way of life 330 mi

Deaf West Wing Receptionist in the White House

Deaf West Wing Receptionist in the White House

Working in the West Wing, the same wing as the President living quarters, Leah Katz-Hernandez is the receptionist and welcomes all sorts of guests visiting the President. She gives those guests a positive Deaf experience, and from the experience, those guests learn more about Deaf people. In this v

ASL Access at Yosemite National Park

ASL Access at Yosemite National Park

In this episode of No Barriers, join Joel as visits world-renowned Yosemite National Park. Between the mountains, forestry, waterfalls, and wildlife, it’s difficult to choose the most beautiful part! Keep watching to learn about some of the park’s history, hiking trails, fresh drinkable water, and

Hawaii: Lanikai Pillbox Hike

Hawaii: Lanikai Pillbox Hike

The Lanikai Pillbox Hike, also popularly known as the Kaiwa Ridge Trail, is one of the most picturesque and pleasant Oahu hiking trails. This intermediate hike rises just above beautiful Lanikai Beach Oahu, rewarding hikers with some of the best vistas of Oahu’s windward side.

Hawaii: Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail

Hawaii: Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail

Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Honolulu, Hawaii that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

Austin Revolving Sushi

Austin Revolving Sushi

Joel stops by Austin’s first revolving sushi bar at Kula Sushi. Join with Joel tasting their fresh organic sushi.More information about Kula Sushi.

Houston Waterwall Park

Houston Waterwall Park

Joel’s DJI Mavic Pro drone flies over the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park. The entire fountain’s water supply, consisting of 78,500 gallons is recycled by an internal mechanism every three hours and two minutes.

The World of Pinball Machines

The World of Pinball Machines

Joel Barish traveled to Springfield, Illinois, and met with Bob Coker. Known for owning one of the top ten pinball machine repair businesses in the United States, Bob showed us the pinball machines from different decades and how he repaired them. Bob shared the fun facts with us and showed us the in

Bonham Cross – Deaf World War II Bomber Pilot

Bonham Cross – Deaf World War II Bomber Pilot

Bonham Cross, Deaf World War II Bomber Pilot. He had been flying B-25’s for about 70 missions. Joel Barish was fortunate to interview him and cherish his ASL about his experience before he was passed away in 2008.

Resort or Water Park

Resort or Water Park

At the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, Joel gives his opinion regarding the resort and water park.

A Glance at Portland, Oregon

A Glance at Portland, Oregon

Joel takes a quick trip to Portland, Oregon: exploring famed Voodoo Doughnuts, meeting the man behind Grateful Deaf beer, checking out a gorgeous waterfall, experimenting with Korean-Mexican fusion food, and ending it with a relaxing stay at a previously visited Hookah Lounge with Raed. See Portland

Deaf Protest for Equal Rights

Deaf Protest for Equal Rights

Despite the ADA amendment, many Deaf people are still facing struggles in every day life in employment, education, and communication access. Now the lid has blown off and Deaf people are making noise, protesting to the government for better jobs, better education, and better communication access. Ch

Maxim Fomitchev with Cirque du Soleil – Zarkana

Maxim Fomitchev with Cirque du Soleil – Zarkana

Joel Barish joins with Hocus Clown, Maxim Fomitchev at Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Maxim is one of the leading characters with Zarkana. See how he prepares his work behind the stage. He has achieved his dream being a professional clown. (captioned)

Austin Food Trucks

Austin Food Trucks

We’re here in Austin, the capital of Texas! Austin is well known for many things, and one of them is the local food! In this video, we team up with Joel to check out the booming business of food trucks and trailers! Joel goes to some popular spots to eat a donut for breakfast, Kimchi fries for lunc

Las Vegas: The High Roller

Las Vegas: The High Roller

The High Roller: The World’s Tallest Observation Wheel – Shining bright on the Las Vegas Strip, the 550-foot-tall High Roller is a true standout at The LINQ’s outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment promenade. It’s hard to picture what a cabin looks like, since it can hold up to 40 people in one.

Behind the Scene at UPS

Behind the Scene at UPS

Joel Barish stops by Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington. Thanks to Lester, Joel gets a fun tour and learns of the UPS system. With Lester, Joel shows viewers the progress boxes go through between Point A and Point B, something everyone wondered. Lester also introduces Joel and viewers to other Dea

The Iconic Landmarks of San Francisco

The Iconic Landmarks of San Francisco

Joel spends his day in San Francisco wearing Levi’s jeans created from the company’s highly innovate lab, relaxing in the Japanese-inspired Hotel Nikko in the heart of the city, and riding in the world’s only existing motorless cable cars. What are so special about them? Join Joel and find out! (cap