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Raising a Ruckus: Down With Fun

Raising a Ruckus: Down With Fun

It’s downright un-American to play it so safe, to obey every lock-step rule of crippled living.

NM Turns 25: Silver Linings, 2004-2006

NM Turns 25: Silver Linings, 2004-2006

Despite dead-end job prospects and negative stereotyping, we still found the silver linings of living well with a disability.

Mike Ervin

Ervin: Cripple Profiling

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

Bette Midler and Laughing at Disability

Bette Midler and Laughing at Disability

I grew when there was no ADA, no social media, and no role models for young, female wheelchair users. Then in the late ’60s, along came Bette Midler, whose music I’d first discovered on the radio. I immediately bought some of her albums (vinyl records then), but it wasn’t until I saw her in concert […]

Illegally Parked Cars Get Ultimate Prank

Illegally Parked Cars Get Ultimate Prank

Have you ever searched for an accessible parking spot only to find a vehicle illegally parked there? If so, then this Brazilian video of illegally parked cars getting the ultimate prank should bring a smile to your day. Disclaimer: This absolutely falls into the “This would cool to do but DO NOT DO THIS!!!” category. […]

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton always drew, but he’s become an accomplished cartoonist since his spinal cord injury.

Mike Ervin

Ervin: Bedpans and Beyond

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

Crip Buzz: June 2014

Crip Buzz: June 2014

A clever series of TV ads is helping Brits “end the awkward” around people with disabilities.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Poor Players

Untalent night had only one rule: absolutely no authentic talent.

Laughter Yoga for a Healthier You

Laughter Yoga for a Healthier You

Countless times I’ve been urged to take an adaptive yoga class to reduce stress and, hopefully, be healthier. But meditation and yoga poses never interested me until I heard about Laughter Yoga at the recent Abilities Expo at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center. Laughter Yoga, really? Beth Bongar, who calls herself the Laughing […]