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Pigeonhole Podcast 42: Stinky Chicken Dog 2

By Cheryl / 2022-11-01
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Listen to this post: (The podcast audio is at the bottom of the post.) Jenni Funk and I collaborated on Stinky Chicken Dog 2 in 2018. The film got an enthusiastic reception at our Portland premiere and at Superfest a few years ago. It’s long past time I took down the password to bring this […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 41: Playful Apparitions

By Cheryl / 2022-09-01
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Listen to this post (podcast is at the bottom of the post): It’s one thing to keep a secret when you feel like you’d be ashamed for anyone else to know this thing about you. But sometimes you keep a story to yourself because you figure no one will get it. Or that they might […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 40: The Low Bar Chorale at Home

By Cheryl / 2022-07-17
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Listen to this post: (podcast audio at the bottom of the page) A love letter to Portland singalong band The Low Bar Chorale and band leader Ben Landsverk. Took nearly a year to write. I’m not sure what time is anymore anyway. Downloadable transcript for Pigeonhole Podcast Episode 40

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Pigeonhole Podcast 40: The Low Bar Chorale at Home

By Cheryl / 2022-07-17
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Listen to this post: (podcast audio at the bottom of the page) A love letter to Portland singalong band The Low Bar Chorale and band leader Ben Landsverk. Took nearly a year to write. I’m not sure what time is anymore anyway. Downloadable transcript for Pigeonhole Podcast Episode 40

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Pigeonhole Podcast 39: Disabled Podcasters’ Project Project

By Cheryl / 2022-06-02
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Listen to this post: I can’t name stuff! I think back with a big old cringe to some projects and films I’ve tried to name, and I’m so grateful to amazing people like my co-director Cynthia Lopez for intervening when a name was really bad. But right now, I’m so excited to share something that’s […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 39: Disabled Podcasters’ Project Project

By Cheryl / 2022-06-02
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Listen to this post: I can’t name stuff! I think back with a big old cringe to some projects and films I’ve tried to name, and I’m so grateful to amazing people like my co-director Cynthia Lopez for intervening when a name was really bad. But right now, I’m so excited to share something that’s […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 38: May be image of cup

By Cheryl / 2022-03-12
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Listen to this post: Lately, there’s a growing push to make accessibility more creative, and I think it’s just rad! In fact, some of the major players at FWD-Doc (Documentary Filmmakers with Disabilities) are presenting at this year’s SXSW a panel called Creativity Enhanced: Documentary Tools for Smarter, More Accessible Storytelling. What I love about […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 38: May be image of cup

By Cheryl / 2022-03-12
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Listen to this post: Lately, there’s a growing push to make accessibility more creative, and I think it’s just rad! In fact, some of the major players at FWD-Doc (Documentary Filmmakers with Disabilities) are presenting at this year’s SXSW a panel called Creativity Enhanced: Documentary Tools for Smarter, More Accessible Storytelling. What I love about […]

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Pigeonhole Podcast 37: When can I cuss again?

By Cheryl / 2021-12-06
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Listen to this post: Built-in accessibility in mainstream software is amazing. It’s nice to not have to purchase new apps or software if you don’t think you’re going to be… read more →

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Pigeonhole Podcast 37: When can I cuss again?

By Cheryl / 2021-12-06
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Listen to this post: Built-in accessibility in mainstream software is amazing. It’s nice to not have to purchase new apps or software if you don’t think you’re going to be using the feature long term. I’m writing this right now with Microsoft Word’s dictate feature! But there’s a darker side to this, or rather, Microsoft […]

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