Disney Adoption Narratives

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 →

How Many Cinderella Movies do we REALLY Need?

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 →

Disney’s Cruella Adoption Narrative

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 →

Stop AAPI Hate

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 4 Disney Princess Dating Culture

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 →

Favorite Disney Villain(s)

**Opinion Post** I have quite a few Disney villains that I love for different reasons. After doing Disney villain professional development workshops, presentations on Disney villains, and a Disney villain blog you think someone would have asked me which villain is my favorite. Here's a list of some of my all time favorite Disney villains... Continue Reading →

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