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10 Disney Movies With Horrific Origins

As many people know by now, some of Disney’s much loved animated musicals, beloved and enjoyed by so many happy little children for the past eighty years, have truly horrific origins involving rape, cannibalism, torture and other very nasty happenings. 3,495 more words

Weird Stuff

The Text and the Textile: Answering "Why Vintage?" through Literary History

Ovid’s Metamorphoses tells the tale of Tereus, Procne and Philomela, and it is arguably the first narrative nod to those blurry borderlands between the text and the textile.   1,035 more words

Charles Perrault

Summer Solstice: Beating About Bluebeard's Bush

Happy Summer Solstice! Today’s post is going to be a little something different. We are going to discuss the classic French fairy tale by Charles Perrault, … 1,207 more words

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I Know You, I Slept With You Once Upon A Dream- "Sleeping Beauty"

In 1959 Walt Disney released his animated musical fantasy film, “Sleeping Beauty”. The film is based on Charles Perrault’s and the Grimm Brothers’ versions of the fairy tale. 772 more words

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