One interesting example of illness in the media is Finding Neverland. While it does contain a lot of cliches, such as the “ailing angel” and the “cough… Read more “The Spoonie Experiment Reviews: Finding Neverland”
Illness is portrayed in many modern stories, and most often, the illness is invisible. This allows for the hero or heroine to remain beautiful – something our… Read more “Seeing Invisible Illness in Modern Storytelling”
Few things in this world capture the struggle of life with chronic illness as well as the dynamic of Linus Van Pelt and his blanket. Most days,… Read more “Linus Without His Blanket is All Of Us”
The first video in a miniseries of reviews of episodes of King of the Hill! This is “Hank’s Unmentionable Problem,” an episode about digestive/bowel disorders and sharing your medical “story” with friends and family.
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Episode 1: REPO! The Genetic Rock Opera
Episode 2: Spirited Away
Episode 3: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Have you heard about this new film, Invisible? You guys have got to check it out. It sounds AMAZING. You can buy their awesome t-shirt here to… Read more “Invisible / A New Documentary on Chronic Illness”