fuck john hickenlooper’s personal experience

Over at Salon, Matthew Rozsa interviewed John Hickenlooper, governor of Colorado, about why the fuck he vetoed medical cannabis for autism. I think Rozsa was way too nice about the whole thing: The challenge, when discussing a subject as sensitive as medical marijuana use, is respecting the personal experiences of those whose positions may run…

keep keep the change

Dina was a really great movie about an autistic couple, and it’s a documentary. Keep the Change is a romantic comedy about an autistic couple, and I really wanted to like it. It’s a movie where the autistic characters are played by autistic people. It felt a bit like an autism minstrel show, probably because…

thai children trapped in a cave did not take place

Partly it’s autism and partly it’s anarchism, but I’m aloof from a lot of pop culture. I don’t get it, because my emotional responses to it aren’t normal. It’s interesting and disturbing to see normal people explain what’s going on. A good example would be Andrew O’Hehir writing in Salon about the Thai children currently…

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