My public persona IRL is incredibly friendly and funny and "eccentric" and I know I obviously developed these characteristics to a cartoonish level because of my disability. You have to survive off of the benevolence of others. But one of the things I do that people refer to as "eccentric" or me just being me, … Continue reading I love my disability
Killing Stalking is a horror comic by Koogi, available in English on lezhin.com The genre "horror" is relatively new but has a solid history in subverting mainstream genres. When you see it in the theater it’s going to be meaningless because it’s just Hollywood “fun” but real horror, like Killing Stalking, is about critiquing society. … Continue reading Disability culture in horror
David was discovered trapped in a concrete box and once he escaped he was transported forward in time where Bishop resided. It was a dystopian future and David was immediately captured and put into slavery.
Everyone wants us to die, it's unanimous. They have the capability and the inclination. So why aren't we dead yet? We don't have the power that they do. We don't have autonomy. Our humanity is still disputed. We aren't alive because we fought hard enough, we're alive because they need us.
Although not a mutant Deadpool is part of the X-Men franchise and what is X-Men? Disabled metaphors! But Deadpool is one of the (more than you would think) comic book icons who have real-world disabilities to take subtext to text. What I’m presenting to you now is an introduction to Deadpool in the specific context … Continue reading Deadpool is disabled
As people emerge from the cripple punk culture we've found many of us like the same things and dress in similar ways but we aren't going down the rabbit hole today of Jungian theories. Meeting disabled people just like me made me realize how complicated cultural appropriation actually is. I understand why it would be annoying … Continue reading Crippled punk aesthetic
People are always making comments about how they're surprised or skeptical that someone young can be disabled. There is a very simple explanation for that: millennials are the first generation of disabled people whose majority reached adulthood.