What's The Matter With Me? Podcast

I have multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia and I made this podcast to share what I’m going through.

Tag: disability consciousness

  • Disability Consciousness

    Disability Consciousness

    Welcome to What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast Season 6 Episode 32, “Disability Consciousness” In this episode, I reflect on the time I said something ableist to someone I admire, the drummer in deerhoof, what I might say (or not) now that I’ve spent some time working on my disability consciousness. I hope I might…

  • Crip Camp

    Crip Camp

    In this episode, responding to 2021 Academy Awards best documentary nominee, “Crip Camp.” PLUS: Obscenity, Ancient Dramaturgy, Jottings & more.. Poet Michael McClure makes an appearance. In the Jotting notebook, the power of autosuggestion.

  • Won’t Be Ashamed

    Won’t Be Ashamed

    For being who I am Won’t Be Ashamed For Being Who I Am Adventures in Disability Shaming In this episode, my son tells me that he wants a new dad, one that isn’t disabled, who doesn’t use a wheelchair or a cane, and who is able to cross the stream by balancing on a fallen…

  • Interview


    In The Habit We’re nearing the end of four seasons on the podcast. Like I said last time, I’m thinking of changing or stopping it. For now, I’m still in the habit. I recorded an interview with the activist Ligia Andrade Zuniga that I hope to air on KFJC. Reflecting on the mental health epidemic…

  • Relocation


    I’m thinking about changing this. Did I accomplish what I came for? I started this podcast with a determination to try and understand who I was as a disabled person, to grow my disability consciousness. Now that I am on the cusp of relocation, I wonder, did I accomplish what I came for? Let me…