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
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
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
The excitement to finally get to watch one of the best Disney movies of all time was immense - and the Fella and I were happy to share this milestone moment with our dear friend Alexis. A fortune-teller, a comedienne, and a witch at different turns in her life, Alexis is talented performer and creator… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #31 – Parkour, Parody, and a Princess With An Attitude
HERE WE ARE. London 1896. The fog permeates every corner of the omnipresent darkness. The cobblestones are slick from an earlier rain. The gaslamps flicker and cast long shadows on every brick building on the street. The greatest detective alive is on the prowl for clues to his latest case... and no - it isn't… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #26 – Stand Back, Dawson, I’m Going To Try SCIENCE!!!