CTD’s Cinema Touching Disability Returns

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

This year is the Festival’s tenth anniversary and it promises to be the best one yet! Here is a glimpse into tonight’s exceptional activities…

Accessible Web Design for Non-profits

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Hey folks, The Gene and Dave Show got our free* web site from this AIR program. AIR is Austin Internet Rally. Teams of professional web designers are assigned to organizations that need…

Gene and Dave are in Lourdes, France

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

We came to visit the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes. We’re next in line, yippie!

Dave is co-hosting the CTD Film Festival

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities have always been huge supporters and fans of The Gene and Dave Show. This year they’ve asked Gene and Dave to help host their Cinema Touching Disability film festival at The Alamo Draft House on Lamar. Gene, unfortunately, is unavailable for this event, but Dave will be there fully charged and ready to roll. Come one, come all to this awesome event.

Gene & Dave Compete in Olympics

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

We are in London for the 2012 Olympic games. We want our fans to know we tried our hardest. Sadly, we did not win…

Celia Hughes awarded the 2012 Bert Kruger Smith Vision Award

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Long-time Austin disabilities advocate Celia Hughes was recognized with the 2012 Bert Kruger Smith Vision Award. Hughes is the Executive Director of VSA Texas, the state organization on arts and disability, and an affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Hughes was recently honored at the 18th annual AGE Award Dinner […]

Gene and Dave are proud to show off accessible Austin venues.

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Gene and Dave are hard at work once again filming. The next episode of The Gene and Dave Show will feature many of their personal, favorite, and accessible places in Austin. With their SXSW friends coming into Austin in mind, they are giving viewers a run down of how to get around, where to eat, where to stay, and where to “partay”. While looking for the best place to stay in downtown Austin, Gene and Dave were turned away from many of the hotels who wouldn’t let them film or turned them away…

CTD’s 8th Anual Cinema Touching Disability

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Fans of The Gene and Dave Show will love CTD’s Cinema Touching Disability. Cinema Touching Disability’s opening reception will be Thursday, October 20, at the Goodwill Community Center, followed by Mon Ami Claude, a past Grand Prize Short Film Competition winner and Eyes In the Night (1942) a rarely seen, entertaining mystery…

People’s Passions

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

We’ve got a future show planned to illustrate people’s passions.  If you have a disability and are real passionate about something, let us know.  We would like to have you on our show.  It doesn’t matter if it’s stamp collecting or saving the environment, if you’re passionate about it, we would like to film you […]

The Family Episode is coming soon.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Dave, Denver, and Terri hang out with the pirate at Morgan’s Wonderland.  Morgan’s Wonderland is the World’s First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park designed specifically for children and adults with special needs, their family members, caregivers, friends and the entire community.  They spent the day there for family fun and to film the family episode […]

Be cool. Just like Gene and Dave.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Now you too can be cool, like Gene and Dave, by having your own “The Gene and Dave Show” t-shirt.  Just like the shirts you’ve seen Gene and Dave wear on the show, you can now purchase your own for only $20.  Gene and Dave met the Brand X folks at SXSW this year, and […]

Submit your family story…

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Gene and Dave are currently working on an episode featuring “Family”.  If you are a person with a disability or a family member of someone with a disability (and who ain’t?), please share a memorable, heartfelt, or just plain hilarious family story with us.  Email your story to and  They may read your […]

The Gene and Dave Show wins Media award

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

The Austin Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities recognized Gene and Dave for having produced and released public media that has made a contribution in eliminating…

Dave did Row…

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

At the end of the episode on Outdoor Recreation, Gene set Dave up with an adventure Kayaking on Lady Bird Lake. Gene made a couple comments on how he never saw Dave row…

Show Me The Money!

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

On May 6 (Gene’s birthday), Gene and Dave were fortunate enough to receive a $1,500 check from Amerigroup.  Cathy Rossberg, of Amerigroup, is holding the check.  The check was made out to VSA as they sponsor The Gene and Dave Show. The boys already have this money spent on a RAID system and captioning.  We […]

Who’s Got Your Back?

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Wow! Time fly’s when you’re having fun. Gene and Dave have been very busy at filming some great interviews and footage for several future shows. They know it’s been awhile since the last show, but they’re promising some good information for you in the weeks to come.

NCPAD 14 Week Program

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Good news folks!  The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability has asked yours truly to participate in their 14 week program to live a healthier lifestyle.  This program has everything a person needs to get their life in order and set realistic goals for losing weight, exercising, and improving focus.  The program starts by […]

Gene and Dave discover a film at SXSW 2010 that you won’t want to miss.

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Gene and Dave both got the opportunity and pleasure to chat with members and the program director, Javier Pena, of the Spirit of the Goodwill Band. Also joining them in their chat was producer and director, Jim Bigham, of FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE.

Super Sports Saturday (SSS)

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Gene and Dave enjoyed Super Sports Saturday at the Austin Recreation Center on 12th and Lamar.  SSS is Presented by the Seton Brain and Spine Center, sponsored by Austin Rec’ers Wheelchair Basketball Inc. and The Lone Star Paralysis Foundation.  The courts were packed with children and adult wheelchair users who played wheelchair basketball, floor hockey, […]

Different From What?

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Our video, “Dear Wheelchair Maker” was shown at the Different From What? film fest at ASU in Tempe, AZ this February.  Fans of Gene and Dave will remember this video from our show on Assistive Technology.  Your roving reporter, Gene, was there to introduce it.  The movies there defy hyperbole so rather than attempt to […]