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Emma Watson as Belle in Beauty and the Beast Remake: A Win for Feminism

In case you’re wondering why #BeautyAndTheBeast is trending outta nowhere, it’s because Emma Watson announced on Monday that she’s signed on to portray the beloved character of Belle in a live-action version of Disney’s 1991 animated landmark, Beauty and the Beast.

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P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1991 With Kym

As my parents can attest, 1991 was my “bad” year. 

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Pop Culture

31 Days of Halloween with Slay — Day 1, What to Look for on TV

Today, my friends, is the first day of my favorite month of the year. If you’ve been a regular reader of the site, my love for horror movies and spooky gobbilty-goo is probably familiar to you. If you’re not: Hello, my name is Slay, and I love horror movies and spooky gobbility-goo. In honor of […]

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I Want to Sing

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.

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Guilty Pleasures: Real Estate Voyeurism

I was going to call this post “Real Estate Porn” but figured it would be better not to have the word “porn” in the url (Persephone Magazine: staying just this side of SFW since 2010!). I hope I’m not alone, though, in pursuing this particular guilty pleasure. All it entails is spending large blocks of […]

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In Defense of Disney

Many people, who get to know my feminist, sarcastic, often-cynical self, are surprised to find out that I still love everything Disney. I love the old movies (some of) the new ones, and I absolutely LOVE Disney World. And yes, I mean Walt Disney World, the official name for the East Coast version of the […]