New Haven Register – August 21, 2011
By Mark McCurley, Special to the Register
MILFORD — Tommy Edison, blind since birth, is drawn to things normally associated with a sighted person.
For 17 years, he’s been the traffic reporter for STAR 99.9 radio, delivering morning and afternoon rush updates for highways and streets he’s never seen.
“To the listeners, they don’t know the difference,” he said.
Now, the Milford resident is doing something even more surprising.
He’s reviewing movies at his website, www.blindfilmcritic.com. The videotaped reviews are for everyone, not just blind people, and are full of Edison’s irreverent humor, such as his unique rating system.
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