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Forty Years Apart: Disability Shines on the Oscar Stage. 

The Oscars have honored several actors for portraying characters with disabilities. However, the two performers I’ll profile actually lived with the disabilities they portrayed on-screen. 352 more words

The Roast Of Donald Trump

It is funny how I can sit on the couch at midnight, with the TV remote in my hand….and flick thru channels, 101, 102, 103….all the way to QVC at 650 and find nothing to watch. 969 more words

TV News Roundup: Freeform Casts 'Brown Girls' Pilot, Mariah Carey's Reality Show Gets Supersized Premiere

In today’s TV news roundup, more news for Mariah Carey’s reality show, Marlee Matlin is scheduled to appear on “Code Black,” Freeform’s “Brown Girls” pilot finds its girls and Sarah Hyland hosts the one-hour special “Lip Sync Battle Shorties.” 455 more words


Dancing Bandit, The

Criminal nickname of Laurie Bey (Marlee Matlin), a self-proclaimed modern day Robin Hood with a hearing disability seen on the drama PICKET FENCES/CBS/1992-95.

Outraged at the government’s pork barrel spending, Laurie went on a four-year crime spree robbing banks and redistributing the funds to people who really needed them-in one case, victims of a flood disaster. 84 more words

Why I Refuse to Let Donald Trump's Hateful Words Shame Me Back Into Silence

Normally on this blog I write about… well, writing. Sometimes, in writing about writing I also write about my dog, my husband, or my undying love of zombies and snacks (in no particular order). 1,515 more words


Marlee Matlin Slams Donald Trump After He Calls Her ‘Retarded’ -- The Term Is Aberrant

Did we hear that correctly? Donald Trump repeatedly called Marlee Matlin (who’s deaf) ‘retarded’ during her time on ‘The Apprentice,’ and now, she’s slamming the Republican nominee for using such an aberrant term.  306 more words

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