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Dragon Nance

The Reluctant Dragon – I’ve seen this 1941 picture referred to as the first Disney film to mix live action and animation, but the two formats don’t really interact with each other that much. It starts with Robert Benchley’s wife … Continue reading

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Sorta Fairytales

Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality, and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale, by Catherine Orenstein – An in-depth analysis of a fairly simple fairy tale, focusing largely on how it changed over time. Some analysts have placed a … Continue reading

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Pan Theism

I’ve been planning for a little while to write a post on the association of Satan with goats, and the god Pan plays pretty heavily into this. Before I get to that, though, I think Pan deserves his own post, … Continue reading

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Mr. [Blank] Needs a [Blank] in Order to [Blank] His [Blank]

We finally moved on to the eleventh of Disney’s animated features, and the last of the package films for a while, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Contrary to what the title may suggest, the two characters did not … Continue reading

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