TV & Movies

How Disabled People React to Seeing Their Conditions Represented on TV

Stories help us understand our history, ourselves and each other. They not only preserve culture, but shape our conception of the world. They exercise our imaginations and encourage us to see life through different perspectives than our own. That’s why diversity in fiction and media is so important! Diversity encourages us to accept others who …

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FRINGE Points Out How Healthy People Ignore Chronic Pain, but You May Have Missed It

While re-watching Fringe, a TV show that follows FBI agent Olivia Dunham and her team as they solve supernatural mysteries, I noticed a character I could relate to because of his chronic pain.  In Season Three, Episode Twelve, “Concentrate and Ask Again,” Olivia, Walter, and Peter are investigating a biological attack on a scientist. A …

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