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Mike Ervin

Ervin: Bumper Snickers

Nobody expects a cripple to be some kind of hippie, pot-smoking, commie, fetuscidal, athiest maniac.

Mike Ervin

Ervin: Invalid Weather

You know it’s invalid weather when you see the local invalid out sitting in the local park.

Mike Ervin

Worst of ‘Smart Ass Cripple’

Editor: Out of respect for Mike Ervin, aka Smart Ass Cripple, we chose this smart ass title. The not-quite-so-bad stuff you can find by Googling Smart Ass Cripple, strangely enough. A Letter From the Department of Human Services A letter arrived with a return address of the Department of Human Services. My heart sank, as […]

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Ervin: Chicken Wing Apocalypse

Chicken wings, chicken wings, chicken wings! Every establishment has a sign in the window …

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Ervin: Cripple Profiling

Just because I’m a dented up old cripple doesn’t mean I’m incapable of causing trouble.

Mike Ervin

Ervin: Bedpans and Beyond

Cripples are just like everybody else. We just pee different.

Books: Good Kings, Bad Kings

Books: Good Kings, Bad Kings

When seeking inspiration while writing her wonderful novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, Susan Nussbaum called upon spite to be her muse.

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Ervin: No More Cripple Card

Some crippled activists take this equal access under the ADA stuff way too far. They need to be stopped before they ruin everything for the rest of us.

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Ervin: Not Crippled Enough?

I’m betting that pretty soon I’ll be seeing more fusion cripples with two or more crippling conditions that form a fusion name, like ampuquad.

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Ervin: White Elephant Disaster

If I become a hoarder, it won’t be my damn fault. You can blame it on sick children. The little runts pulled a fast one on me by moving from their raggedy old hospital into a shiny new one. And never did anyone stop for one minute to consider how this move would affect me. […]