Cripple Threat
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E25 - Desert In (2021) (with Anthony Lopez)

Today we have a conversation with actor Anthony Michael Lopez, an amputee starring in a new series Desert In, where he plays the benevolent groundskeeper of a mysterious hotel that resurrects the deceased loved ones of its residents. We explore the show's handling of Anthony's prosthetic limb, and why his character embodies everything he looks for in an acting role of late. Also, we discuss chronic imposter syndrome, how to subvert the expected power dynamics of cripple narratives, the joys of being mistaken for a war veteran, overcoming body dysmorphia, the desire to pass as able-bodied, and the importance of passion in disabled sex scenes.

Desert In

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