Realities of disability or 400 hogs

Posted May 25th, 2011 by Anthony

Disabled Hit ParadeSometimes songwriters get disability just right. It’s not often.

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Now we’re cooking…

Posted May 23rd, 2011 by Anthony

Just baked cornbread on a plate with the accessibility symbol in paprikaSometimes baking just gets out of hand.

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Death Metal & Grindcore Band Names

Posted May 6th, 2011 by Anthony

Disabled Hit ParadeIt must be hard coming up with a compelling name for your death metal band. It seems that every combination must have been used, but these are creative people.

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Disabled Hit Parade—Carl Perkins

Posted May 2nd, 2011 by Anthony

Disabled Hit ParadeCarl Perkins & “Blue Suede Shoes”

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A wheelchair using DJ in new movie “Sympathy for Delicious”

Posted April 29th, 2011 by Anthony

According to the New York Times review this morning there is a new movie, “Sympathy for Delicious.” It’s the directorial debut for Mark Ruffalo. It tells the story of a wheelchair user who only wants to be a rock star DJ but his ability to miraculously heal everyone but himself keeps getting in his way. […]

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Toulouse-Lautrec Lecture Now Online

Posted February 26th, 2011 by Anthony

Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Rouse
Last October I gave a talk on how disability culture and identity impacted Henri Toulouse-Lautrec at the de Young Museum. It was for the Disability Open House. We chose Toulouse-Lautrec because the museum was exhibiting “Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay.”
Anthony Tusler’s lecture on Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

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Happy Holidays!

Posted December 22nd, 2010 by Anthony

Happy 2010 HolidaysIn the latest news from the Penngrove Disabled Action Brigade, the advocacy group has once again published holiday greetings.

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Armless Barbie

Posted October 18th, 2010 by Anthony

In today’s entries to the Disability in the Humanities listserv, DS-HUM, there was a discussion of a new album cover of Nikki Minaj. I couldn’t resist opining: It looks like the Pink Friday album cover is a continuation of Nikki Minaj’s redefinition and playing with the images of women rappers. From a quick reading of […]

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de Young Disability Open House Art Slam

Posted September 9th, 2010 by Anthony

At the disability open house there is an electronic exhibition of art by disabled people. It’s the Art Slam. Below are the people in this year’s slam. Art Reach, Abbdelatif, Donna Amer, Jeanine Broadhurst, Michael Carr, Judith Clark, Kelly Crowell, Eric Daly, Adam Garcia, Ceci Garcia, Rob, Greene, Eric Hales, Robbie Hartzer, Shain Jackson, Christie […]

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Disability Open House—de Young

Posted September 9th, 2010 by Anthony

The disability open house at the de Young is coming up soon, October 2. I’ll be giving a presentation on Toulouse Lautrec at 10:00. I’m looking forward to Ann Stocking’s one person show at noon. I haven’t seen her before but she ‘s coming up from LA and comes highly recommended. See y’all there.

Here’s the schedule:

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