Since a young age, Emma Watson has enchanted me, and much of the public, with her wit, charm, and genuine nature. I know I am not alone in my admiration of the British actor, as the public has watched Emma grow from a curly-haired adolescent to an eloquent and striking woman. It seems that in a mutually […]Read More Feminism, my dear Watson
Like the majority of American children, I grew up watching, and loving, Disney. The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Tarzan, and Pocahontas were just a few of my favorites. Little did I know, that aside from getting me to stop bothering my parents for an hour or so, these movies had larger implications on my […]Read More Not So Happily Ever After, Disney
Shockingly, when I was growing up I was a huge Disney princess lover. Just as thehouseofadoll described in New Perspectives on Disney a couple of weeks ago, Disney is and always will be a huge fan favorite. Belle, Cinderella, Ariel, Pocahontas, Jasmine, Snow White, Mulan…these were all pretty common household names when I was growing up. In fact, Disney’s princess movies […]Read More Ladies, We Can Rescue Ourselves!
While we have been talking about Miley Cyrus a lot, a lot, a lot, a lot lately, let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? The year is 2008. Lil’ Miley is only 15 years old. She is rocking her Hannah Montana franchise and doing everything a perfect Disney Princess would. And then she […]Read More Pop Princesses and Girlhood Turned Womanhood