Monday, October 09, 2006

News From Liz Carr: Ouch Podcast Saved - Thank You!


Yes, yes it's true... thank you to all who signed the 'Save the Ouch! Podcast' petition.

I delivered it today to Mark Thompson, director general of the BBC and he was 'expecting' the petition. He said to thank everyone for the support of the podcast and there was no way that they were going to get rid of it.

Oh, how they've changed their tune! Did warn them about the petition last week and know they were getting anxious... Apparently they thought a bunch of us crips were going to storm the meeting and throw flour bombs at the DG.

*snigger* Ehhh no... and no need!
People power can work... Thank you! Your support and comments much appreciated and really endorse what we're doing...

Keep listening and keep supporting us at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/podcast

crip liz x

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

hooraayyy.

anyone out there who hasn't listened to (or read the transcripts of) the first 7 Ouch podcasts, do it!

anyone think we'll ever have a cross-disability, snarky, nation-wide crip blog like this in the US? i guess it helps that Ouch is sponsored by the BBC, which, as it turns out, owns alllll of the broadcast tv and radio stations - and they're quality ones. this lends a certain credibility. would, say, PBS sponsor this kind of thing? if a major american broadcast network or cable channel sponsored it, how could we be anything but exoticized, a la "extreme makeover, home edition" wherein the show's hosts sob and sob as they tell how inspiring the poor, black, and/or disabled people they're helping are. bleeaggghh.

so, if we had our own ouch podcast here in the states, what would it be like? who would sponsor and host it? i have a feeling it would be a regional thing rather than a national thing. perhaps from berkeley, where crip culture has been entrenched over the years. i dunno, what do the rest of you think?

Penny L. Richards said...

There *are* some good US-based cross-disability podcasts--"Disability Nation" is good, well-made, interesting discussions and interviews--but you're right, nothing with the bite and snark that Ouch! does. And your suspicion is also correct about regional/local origins of shows--for example, one can listen to KPFK's weekly disability rights show, "Access Unlimited," online (not exactly a podcast yet, but it's archived online audio content). Again, it's not Ouch!, but it's good anyway. And weekly! And definitely no sobbing. ;)

raul said...

I like your blog. Thank you. They are really great . Ermunterung ++ .
Some new style Puma Speed is in fashion this year.
chaussure puma is Puma shoes in french . Many Franzose like seach “chaussure sport” by the internet when they need buy the Puma Shoes Or nike max shoes. The information age is really convenient .




By the way ,the nike max ltd is really good NIKE air shoes ,don’t forget buy the puma mens shoes and nike air max ltd by the internet when you need them . Do you know Nike Air Shoes is a best Air Shoes . another kinds of Nike shoes is better . For example , Nike Air Rift is good and Cheap Nike Shoes .the nike shox shoes is fitting to running.



Spring is coming, Do you think this season is not for Ugg Boots? maybe yes .but this season is best time that can buy the cheap ugg boots. Many sellers are selling discounted. Do not miss . Please view my fc2 blog and hair straighteners blog.
.thank you .


I like orange converse shoes ,I like to buy the cheap converse shoes by the internet shop . the puma shoes and the adidas shoes (or addidas shoes) are more on internet shop .i can buy the cheap nike shoes and cheap puma shoes online. It’s really convenient.
Many persons more like Puma basket shoes than nike air rift shoes . the Puma Cat shoes is a kind of Cheap Puma Shoes .
If you want to buy the Cheap Nike Air shoes ,you can buy them online. They are same as the Nike Air shoes authorized shop. Very high-caliber Air shoes and puma cat shoes . the cheap puma shoes as same as other.




polo shirts

ralph lauren polo shirts
chaussure puma

chaussure sport



chaussures puma

puma CAT

ed hardy clothing

ed hardy clothes



ed hardy womens

ed hardy sunglasses

ugg boots

cheap ugg boots

Kevin said...

牙醫,植牙,矯正,紋身,刺青,創業,批發,皮膚科,痘痘,中醫,飛梭雷射,毛孔粗大,醫學美容,seo,關鍵字行銷,關鍵字自然排序,網路行銷,關鍵字自然排序,關鍵字行銷seo,關鍵字廣告,部落格行銷,網路行銷,seo,關鍵字行銷,關鍵字廣告,關鍵字,自然排序,部落格行銷,網路行銷,網路爆紅,牛舌餅婚紗台中婚紗,腳臭,腳臭,腳臭,腳臭,腳臭,腳臭,腳臭,中古車,二手車,中古車,二手車,高雄婚紗,搬家,搬家公司,服飾批發,團體服,街舞

smallawei said...

情趣,情趣用品,巴黎,
G點,按摩棒,
轉珠按摩棒,變頻跳蛋,
跳蛋,無線跳蛋,
飛機杯,男用強精長軟質套,
男用強精短軟質套,充氣娃娃,
男性性感內褲,性感內褲,
自慰套,自慰套,
情趣娃娃,自慰器,
電動自慰器,充氣娃娃器,
角色扮演,角色扮演服,
性感睡衣,情趣睡衣,
性感內衣褲,性感內衣,
內衣,性感內褲,
C字褲,內褲,
性感貓裝,性感睡衣,
貓裝,吊帶襪,
情趣內褲,丁字褲,
SM道具,SM,
震動環,潤滑液,
情趣禮物,情趣玩具,
威而柔,精油,
逼真按摩棒,數位按摩棒,
加盟,免費加盟,
網路賺錢,情趣加盟,

freefun0616 said...

酒店經紀人,
菲梵酒店經紀,
酒店經紀,
禮服酒店上班,
酒店小姐兼職,
便服酒店經紀,
酒店打工經紀,
制服酒店工作,
專業酒店經紀,
合法酒店經紀,
酒店暑假打工,
酒店寒假打工,
酒店經紀人,
菲梵酒店經紀,
酒店經紀,
禮服酒店上班,
酒店經紀人,
菲梵酒店經紀,
酒店經紀,
禮服酒店上班,
酒店小姐兼職,
便服酒店工作,
酒店打工經紀,
制服酒店經紀,
專業酒店經紀,
合法酒店經紀,
酒店暑假打工,
酒店寒假打工,
酒店經紀人,
菲梵酒店經紀,
酒店經紀,
禮服酒店上班,
酒店小姐兼職,
便服酒店工作,
酒店打工經紀,
制服酒店經紀,
酒店經紀,

,

HONG said...

nike air max 90
nike air max 95
nike air max tn
nike air rift
nike shox r4
nike air max 360
nike shox nz
puma mens shoes
puma shoes
puma speed
nike shoes
nike air
nike air shoes
puma cat
air max trainers
mens nike air max
nike shoes air max
nike shoes shox
air shoes
nike shoe cart
puma future
cheap puma
sports shoes
nike air rifts
nike air rift trainer
nike air
nike rift
nike rift shoes
cheap nike air rifts
bape shoes
jeans shop
diesel jeans
levis jeans