Canadian stand-up comedian D.J. Demers made his American TV debut a couple of years ago on Conan, and will be filming a one-hour comedy special later this month in Toronto.

But Demers has higher aspirations down here in the United States. “I wear hearing aids. I’m from Canada. Two disabilities,” Demers told the judges Tuesday night on America’s Got Talent. “Sorry, Howie.” He has fun with the silent moments. Because. Obviously. Just having some fun.

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