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The Punisher Is A Metaphor For Non-Toxic Masculinity

Before landing the role of Frank Castle in Netflix’s now-cancelled The Punisher, Jon Bernthal nearly killed a man. It wasn’t his first brush with the law. From a very young age, Bernthal was frequently violent, and even spent some time in a jail cell for drug possession. If the man he nearly killed — a … Continue reading The Punisher Is A Metaphor For Non-Toxic Masculinity

GUEST POST: We Can’t Always Save Ourselves by Abby Petree

Participants of my ongoing Saving Cinderella class have the option to a write guest post on the topic of the session they attended. This post is in response to Session 2: Damsel in Distress? Snow White, Puberty and Female Agency. To enroll in a future session of the class, click here. The following was written by … Continue reading GUEST POST: We Can’t Always Save Ourselves by Abby Petree

GUEST POST: Coexistence is Futile: “Feminism” and “Family-ism” by C.S. Johnson

Participants of my ongoing Saving Cinderella class have the option to a write guest post on the topic of the session they attended. This post is in response to Session 1: The Importance of Fairy Tales and Why Feminists Get Them So Wrong. To enroll in a future session of the class, click here. The … Continue reading GUEST POST: Coexistence is Futile: “Feminism” and “Family-ism” by C.S. Johnson

The Sherlock Effect, And What It Has To Do With Fairy Tales

Benedict Cumberbatch looks like a cross between an otter and a halibut. If you saw him walking down the street (and you didn’t know he was Benedict Cumberbatch) you probably wouldn’t look twice. And yet — and yet — he’s frequently included in lists of the “sexiest men alive.” His sex appeal has spawned a … Continue reading The Sherlock Effect, And What It Has To Do With Fairy Tales

GUEST POST: The Princess Accepting Her Womanhood: Enchanted’s Take On The Snow White Parable by Eric M. Blake

Participants of my ongoing Saving Cinderella class have the option to a write guest post on the topic of the session they attended. This post is in response to Session 2: Damsel in Distress? Snow White, Puberty and Female Agency. To enroll in a future session of the class, click here. The following was written by … Continue reading GUEST POST: The Princess Accepting Her Womanhood: Enchanted’s Take On The Snow White Parable by Eric M. Blake

GUEST POST: Missing the Forest for the Trees by Whitney Glaccum

Participants of my ongoing Saving Cinderella class have the option to a write guest post on the topic of the session they attended. This post is in response to Session 1: The Importance of Fairy Tales and Why Feminists Get Them So Wrong. To enroll in a future session of the class, click here. The … Continue reading GUEST POST: Missing the Forest for the Trees by Whitney Glaccum

GUEST POST: Why A “Wicked Stepmother”? By Eric M. Blake

Participants of my ongoing Saving Cinderella class have the option to a write guest post on the topic of the session they attended. This post is in response to Session 1: The Importance of Fairy Tales and Why Feminists Get Them So Wrong. To enroll in a future session of the class, click here. The … Continue reading GUEST POST: Why A “Wicked Stepmother”? By Eric M. Blake