Long before 50 Shades of Grey, Anne Rice wrote an erotic trilogy about Sleeping Beauty under the pseudonym A.N Roquelaure. I read the books sometime in high school, but when I found out she was releasing a fourth book in the series, I decided to reread them to see if they still held up more than 30 years after they were published. What in the hell did I get myself into? [TW for rape and sexual violence and some kinda gross shit.] Read More Bookshelf Revisited: Rereading the Sleeping Beauty Trilogy
If anything captivated ladyblogland this past week, it was Ferguson. Our PoC news captured a few articles yesterday. I’ve rounded up a few, plus some other articles of interest.
When did Disney move away from singing in their movies? Why don’t the characters break out in song anymore? Everyone knows that when times are difficult, the best way to solve the problem is to sing. Read More I Want to Sing
“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”
“• Margaret Atwood
I won’t make the claim that Sleeping Beauty is a feminist film. But personally speaking, you would have to convince me otherwise. Read More Sleeping Beauty: The Adult Feminist “Fairy Tale”