Americans love to complain. And doggone it, we’re good at it.
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 […]
Chicken wings, chicken wings, chicken wings! Every establishment has a sign in the window …
It’s downright un-American to play it so safe, to obey every lock-step rule of crippled living.
Despite dead-end job prospects and negative stereotyping, we still found the silver linings of living well with a disability.
Just because I’m a dented up old cripple doesn’t mean I’m incapable of causing trouble.
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 […]
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 always drew, but he’s become an accomplished cartoonist since his spinal cord injury.