Is Disney’s Princess Pandering Going Too Far?

Friday, July 15, 2016

Disney’s latest addition to the princess lineup ticks all the right representation boxes, yet still isn’t pleasing everyone. What’s going on?

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The Disney Princess Lingerie Might Not Be So Bad After All

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Sprung upon the (non-Japanese) world last week was a series of lingerie based on the Disney Princess brand. Yet here in the west, a bit of a burhaha unfolded as people discussed the merits and demerits of such merchandise. In the midst of it all, people forgot that they might not be so weird, or so bad after all.

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Week Links 30-2013

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Charles’ week links for the 4th to the 10th of August, 2013.

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Sexy Disney Princess Warriors And The Limit of Tasteful Fan Art

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Fan art is well known, infamous even, for how well-known, beloved characters are portrayed in some quarters. However, most don’t attempt to alter the essence of the character themselves. Here’s why dressing the Disney Princesses up as sexy warriors breaks that rule and why they toe the line of good taste.

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Merida’s Makeover and Character Continuity

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Pixar’s Merida has received a makeover before her induction into the Disney Princess group but that has only raised questions about a character’s continuity across media.

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Rebecca Hains Discovers Disney Princess…Flowers???

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Yes, these are entirely real, believe it or not. Media studies professor and author, Rebecca Hains, came across them at her local Home Depot recently. Kinda reminds you…

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Is this Shameless Marketing to Children?

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Let’s be honest, when I was a kid, the only reason I wanted one was so that I could turn the handle and watch the toy pop out….

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