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Disney Odyssey #38 – Flying Whales Are Neither Pines Nor Roman: Discuss

For this installation of the Disney Odyssey we turned to a couple of real experts: Maureen Smith and Daniel Johanson of Chicago's own Scapi Mag! Two trained opera lovers and performers, Daniel and Maureen have made it their mission to seek out and promote independent artists, companies, collectives, and projects of all kinds in the… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #38 – Flying Whales Are Neither Pines Nor Roman: Discuss

Fiction

“The Lesson of the Hunter and his Stepchildren” – a new folktale for The Blackwood

My good friend Eli Kurtz has spent this month of May running a Kickstarter for his brand new setting for Savage Worlds, a wuxia/folktale inspired world called The Blackwood. He has spent the last several years building this world and preparing to bring it to the public, and his Kickstarter is fully funded at this… Continue reading “The Lesson of the Hunter and his Stepchildren” – a new folktale for The Blackwood

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Disney Odyssey #37 – Unrealistic Parkour and Male Hairlessness: A Musical by Phil Collins

As we wrap up the Disney Renaissance with #37, we were happy to finally have someone with us who we'd been looking forward to teaming up with for a while now. Justin Blankenship is a pretty talented guy we met here in Chicago when working on "A Klingon Christmas Carol" in 2016. Since then, he's… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #37 – Unrealistic Parkour and Male Hairlessness: A Musical by Phil Collins

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Disney Odyssey #36 – The Great Stone Dragon Victory Tour 1998

The thirty-sixth installment of the Disney Odyssey brings us to the year 1998 with an exquisite example of Disney's growing awareness that women can kick just as much trash as men and don't necessarily require overt romance or a wedding to satisfy their movie destiny. I have long been deeply-rooted in my love for Mulan as… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #36 – The Great Stone Dragon Victory Tour 1998

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Disney Odyssey #35 – This is Basically Just A Damn Yankees/Superman Greek Myth AU Fanfic by Disney

If I'm going to say only one thing about Disney's Hercules, it's that it is nowhere near as dirty, bizarre, or epic as the original Greek myths it draws from... BUT.... it was still my very favorite Disney movie right up until 2016. That's right, folks. I said it. Hercules is the best Disney movie of all… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #35 – This is Basically Just A Damn Yankees/Superman Greek Myth AU Fanfic by Disney