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Conversations With Crips

Welcome to Conversations with Crips: a podcast by disabled people for disabled people. We explore what it means to be disabled in today's world, and all the hilarity and absurdity it can bring.

Questions or feedback? Email conversationswithcrips@gmail.com or facebook.com/conversationswithcrips 

Feb 22, 2019

I'm delighted to share this brief run of very special episodes. My first guest is Shane Burcaw. He is an author, wheelchair user, and YouTube star based in the US. Shane runs a channel called Squirmy & Grubs with Hannah, his girlfriend. If you haven't seen their videos yet, stop what you're doing and watch them. They...


Mar 8, 2018

EPISODE 8 | For my final episode I had the pleasure of speaking with the inimitable Henrietta Bollinger. Etta is a playwright, a feminist, sociology tutor, and she’s a twin. In this episode - which, unfortunately, we recorded months ago - we predict Jacinda Ardern’s pregnancy, we delve into Etta’s experience of...


Feb 2, 2018

EPISODE 7 | Dan Buckingham needs little introduction. As the GM for Attitude Pictures, Dan spends much of his day telling stories about disabled people on TV and online. In this conversation, we talk about some of the unique challenges faced by people who acquire their disability through injury; how Attitude walks...


Dec 3, 2017

EPISODE 6 | Imagine a world where womens organisations are run by men. Where Maori organisations are run by Pakeha. Well, that’s the world we live in as disabled people. So why is that the case? And what can we do about it? Welcome to Part Two of my conversation with Amy Hogan. In this episode, we try to get to the...


Nov 26, 2017

EPISODE 5 | Amy Hogan has been a lifelong friend, so this conversation was more personal than most. We discuss our childhood, talking to your parents about disability, Amy’s political awakening, her research on cerebral palsy, and why there aren’t more disabled people running our own organisations. I've split this...