Non-Fiction, Review

Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality

(This is a spoiler-free review/meditation on Disney's Zootopia. A full Disney Odyssey post will be written when we arrive at this point in the Disney Odyssey timeline.)  One of the things that Disney has cultivated as a theme over the years is the idea of a diverse and fantastical world full of unique people and creatures… Continue reading Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality

Disney Odyssey

Disney Odyssey #17 – What’s Black and White and Probably Not Paper-Trained?

(Answer: Pretty sure it's those other 80 puppies you guys picked up in the country. HOO BOY.) A few weeks ago we sat down with our friend Candace (who is an award-winning author and also one of my Patreon patrons) to watch One Hundred and One Dalmatians on a chilly Saturday in Chicago. Candace was excited to… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #17 – What’s Black and White and Probably Not Paper-Trained?

Disney Odyssey, Non-Fiction

Disney Odyssey #15 – Canine Social Castes are as Confusing as Human Ones

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

Disney Odyssey

Disney Odyssey #14 – The Second Star to the right…

Ladies and gentlemen, we're sorry that Disney Odyssey kept you waiting so long for the next installment... This next film is very near and dear to both me and the Fella, and we wanted to give it proper time and due fanfare. We were also really busy getting married, so... more on that later! For… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #14 – The Second Star to the right…

Disney Odyssey

Disney Odyssey #13 – A Very Merry Unbirthday (And Then Some)

Somehow amidst the piles of laundry, the yet-unpacked boxes and bins, and the beginning of fall, the Fella and I found ourselves able to snag a little time to watch the next film, the ever-popular, constantly re-incarnated Alice in Wonderland. It's everyone's favorite dreamy adventure to the subconscious of a precocious British child with a lot to argue about and lots… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #13 – A Very Merry Unbirthday (And Then Some)