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Wrathful Wednesday: ‘The Dark Heroine’ review and a meltdown over society
Book review / Reflection

Wrathful Wednesday: ‘The Dark Heroine’ review and a meltdown over society

I needed a break from my hard-hitting summer reading list this weekend, so I dug out my copy of Abigail Gibbs’ The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire (2012) for a little escapist change of pace. It’s a novel of love and adventure between human teen Violet Lee and vampire royal, Kaspar Varn, with whom she has … Continue reading

The Fairest of Them All: Disney’s New Brand of Ethical Storytelling
Movie review / Reflection

The Fairest of Them All: Disney’s New Brand of Ethical Storytelling

Originally posted on Life Measured in Coffee Spoons:
I love fairytales. I always have. Full disclosure here, Disney’s Sleeping Beauty was my favorite movie for the majority of my childhood, and by extension, Aurora the go-to princess of choice for any dress-up antics. Partially, I’m sure, this stemmed from the strangely universal and narcissistic childhood trend…