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
Every November, writers and would-be novelists all over the globe commit themselves to writing 50,000 words in just 30 days. While that sounds like an unrealistic goal at first, a little bit of math reveals that it comes down to a goal of 1,667 words per day - which is much more manageable for some.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – A Chance to Grow Stronger
Do you love naps? Do you have bumbling color-coordinated best friends/spinster aunts? What about helpful animal neighbors? Do you find that if someone tells you not to touch something you absolutely frickin' have to touch it?! Is your name Aurora and/or some combination of "Briar" and "Rose"? Because this movie might be about you. The other night,… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #16 – What Part of “Don’t Touch That Sharp Thing” Did You Not Understand?
This is the night, ladies and gentlemen, and what a beautiful night it is... a quiet Sunday evening where the Husband-Fella has made delicious apple cider spaghetti and -- wait. Spaghetti? You've got to be kidding me. We made spaghetti for Lady and the Tramp night? No, seriously. It was complete coincidence. At any rate, just… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #15 – Canine Social Castes are as Confusing as Human Ones
Happy New Year, everyone!!! Here we all are in 2016, a futuretime beyond our wildest imaginations where terrible things are in the news every single day and our student loan debt continues to threaten to devour us just like Artax in the Swamp of Sadness. And yet also in this futuretime we have some pretty badass… Continue reading The Big New Year’s Announcement Post for 2016!