It’s National Adoption month/International Adoption Awareness month and the Disney vault is full of adoptees (media in general has so many adoptees). Fellow adoptee and guest Lauren joins me in deeply analyzing and discussing Disney movies Tangled and Lilo & Stitch and the spectrum of adoption tropes in Disney. Episode now available on Apple podcast,... Continue Reading →
The Wonderful World of Disney Villains Podcast won an award (technically two)! The Davey Awards announced the winners of the 17th annual Davey Awards today. The award winners and honorees are selected by The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, and I am so appreciative and privileged to be one of them. The podcast won... Continue Reading →
Listen as I break down the many different Cinderella stories and movies we've been exposed to throughout the decades with a deep dive into the Disney Cinderella movies (1950, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella in 1997, and 2015). Do we need all these Cinderella movies that are all essentially the same with minor changes? Additionally, I... Continue Reading →
Where are all the Disney women in STEM at? Who loves STEM AND Disney? The newest episode of the Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast is out now! Take a listen as I talk to guest Naomi about her experience as a woman of color in STEM and her experience helping the Walt Disney Company... Continue Reading →
Check out the latest episode of the podcast as I do a deep dive on all the versions of Cruella de Vil since her creation in the 1950s. Do you find Cruella to be a redeemable character like the new Cruella movie pushed her to be? Let me know! You can find the podcast on... Continue Reading →
The podcast is back for another season of Disney discussions! Episode 1 is now up. Come listen as my guest Ashley and I discuss makeup trends in Disney animated movies and the natural vs trashy makeup looks that princesses vs villains tend to have. You can find the podcast on Apple podcast, Google podcast, Spotify,... Continue Reading →
Cruella de Vil is my guilty pleasure Disney villain. I love that she's a strong and confident feminist and was not afraid to express her opinions in the 1960s. I hate that she's an animal killer and wants to kill puppies. So naturally when Disney's Cruella premiered I had to watch it ASAP. And wow,... Continue Reading →
A bit of a misleading title but while I was on hiatus (which I do realize I forgot to mention before leaving) I was a guest on two podcasts, Higher Education and The Game of Nerds, talking about Disney villains. While you're waiting for new episodes of The Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast check... Continue Reading →
The newest episode of the podcast is dedicated to the Asian characters in the Disney vault. I have extensive notes and sources in the podcast episode description so please check it out. You can find the podcast, The Wonderful World of Disney Villains, on Apple podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Podbean. The episode takes... Continue Reading →
Episode 6 is now available on Apple podcast, Google podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Podbean! In this episode I chatted with the cohost of The Bechdel Cast podcast, Caitlin Durante, about everything DISNEY and FEMALE. Some of the topics we discussed include: How many Cinderella movies does society REALLY need?The hero's journey for womenWhy Maui is... Continue Reading →
The 5th episode of The Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast is now available on Apple podcast, Google podcast, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Podbean. In this episode I talk to guest, Ryan, host of the Soundtrack Your Life podcast about the Pixar movie Inside Out. I was genuinely surprised to hear how closely this movie resembles... Continue Reading →
Episode 4 of The Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast is now up on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, and Podbean. In this episode I talk about Disney princess dating culture with the podcast’s first guests, Lauren and Chloe. Lauren and Chloe are the hosts of the Damsels in the DM podcast, your go-to... Continue Reading →
Episode 3 of The Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast is now up on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, and Podbean. Did you know Aladdin faced other villains after Jafar? Listen to Episode 3: Aladdin's Rogues Gallery to hear about my memory of the Aladdin TV Show and the villains Aladdin faced throughout.
Episode 2 of the Wonderful World of Disney Villains podcast is now up! Episode 2 is all about why Disney villains are relatable (with research to back it up). Check it out on Podbean, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or Apple Podcasts!
Prince Phillip is raised by a single father and has a horse as a sidekick / pet(?). Prince Eric is raised by a male caretaker and has a dog as a sidekick / pet. Prince Phillip falls in love with a woman’s voice before meeting her. Prince Eric falls in love with a woman’s voice... Continue Reading →