Pop Culture

Actor Johnny Depp, rapper Apl.de.ap and actress Judith Dench
February 2, 2017
Did you know Johnny Depp, Judith Dench, Steve Wynn and Fetty Wap are all visually impaired?
Four popular Perkins Library books and a digital audio book player.
January 11, 2017
Library patrons enjoyed books about dastardly criminals, enigmatic sports stars, larger-than-life historical figures and more.
Actor Charlie Cox wears dark glasses while playing the character Matt Murdock on the show Daredevil.
January 4, 2017
Characters with blindness played important roles in some of the year’s biggest and most interesting movies and TV shows.
Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West with braille characters spelling “FourFiveSeconds”
July 20, 2016
Which pop superstar put braille on her new album? How can braille help criminals go straight? What’s the latest trend in braille tattoos?
Casey Harris performing in concert; Charlotte Brown pole vaulting; Lucy Edwards applying makeup
March 22, 2016
Meet the new generation of young people who are rewriting the rules about blindness.
Stevie Wonder at the 2016 Grammys flanked by Kirstin Maldonado and K.O. Olusola of the band Pentatonix
February 16, 2016
Stevie Wonder's shout out for braille and accessible books surprised the crowd, but not the director of Perkins Library.
Photographer Pete Eckert, state Supreme Court justice Richard Bernstein, BBC correspondent Gary O’Donoghue and chef Christine Ha
December 2, 2015
These four remarkable and successful individuals are helping change the world’s perception about people with blindness.
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