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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 […]

6 Unforgettable Disabled Video Game Characters

6 Unforgettable Disabled Video Game Characters

From all-ages games like Sly Cooper to testosterone-fueled adventures such as Grand Theft Auto, here are six of the most unforgettable disabled video game characters. 6. Lester Crest — Grand Theft Auto V Grand Theft Auto is a longstanding video game series glamorizing felonies that you either love or hate. Definitely a game geared toward […]

Raising a Ruckus: Burning Chair

Raising a Ruckus: Burning Chair

Some people would show up in strange chairs made out of Legos or Lincoln Logs, or chairs with useless giant tailpipes.

Jesper Odelberg: On the Rise Swedish Comic with CP

Jesper Odelberg: On the Rise Swedish Comic with CP

We’ve profiled wheelchair-using comedians before — Megan Gallagher, Zach Anner and the adorable Amy Bruener to name a few — and now we can add Swedish comic Jesper Odelberg to our list. Odelberg hasn’t yet made his big debut in the United States. We’re not quite sure if that’s what he even wants international notoriety, […]

Mike Ervin

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.

Raising a Ruckus: Disland is Your Land!

Raising a Ruckus: Disland is Your Land!

People who aren’t disabled see disabled people as tragic. If the odds are ever going to get better in the full-inclusion sweepstakes, our vast community has to figure out a way of driving a sharp wedge between the word “disability” and the perceived connotations of heartbreak, pain, suffering, weakness, humiliation, flesh eating bacteria, and there-for-the-grace-of-God-go-I […]

My Gimpy Life is Back!

My Gimpy Life is Back!

My Gimpy Life is back! My Gimpy Life is back! OMG, I’m so excited, Teal Sherer‘s My Gimpy Life is back! There will be a new episode released via YouTube every Monday at 4pm Pacific time!! Yayyyy!!! In this episode, our heroine and her weird and damply amusing roommate realize they’ve got to get real […]

Super Wonder Cripster Woman

Super Wonder Cripster Woman

When the world seems like an unfriendly place for people with disabilities, Super Wonder Cripster Woman dons her cape.