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Monthly Archives: November 2012

So sorry your disability tragedy porn isn’t sad enough, Ian Buckwalter

So, meet Ian Buckwalter of The Atlantic. Ian has a bone to pick with the slew of feel-good films about disability that have come out this year in a naked grab for Oscars, and so do I, but the bones we’re picking are, uh, radically different. I’m concerned about the trope of the feel-good disability [...]

Make Your Vote Count, and Look Out for Others While You’re At It

I’m hoping all our US readers who are eligible to vote are planning to hit the polls tomorrow (or have already voted absentee or via early voting) to participate in the election. If you’re in a battleground state, obviously your vote is especially important, but even if you’re not, there are a lot of important [...]