“Are there any men in this show?” my dad asked. He’d walked in on me watching a scene in season two of Once Upon A Time, where Emma, Snow White, Mulan, and Sleeping Beauty team up for adventures in the Enchanted Forest without a man in sight. Read more... “Fairy Tale Feminism: Bring Back the Knights in Shining Armor”
Ever wonder why there are so many fairy-tale remakes out right now? It’s not because the original was terrible. It’s because the nostalgia hit is a powerful thing, and it’s a very easy way to make money.
Millennials in particular are the target audience for people who want to capitalize on nostalgia. Read more... “Nostalgia and Fairy Tales”