What's The Allure Of Everything Disney?

Disney. Whether you love it or hate it, it's everywhere. The man, the myth, the mouse, the movies, the Land, the World, the Princesses. The bridesmaid dresses! An American childhood is an immersion in Disney culture. It starts with the films, infiltrates the toys, and, in some cases becomes integral to vacation and… » 3/27/08 2:00pm 3/27/08 2:00pm

Playing Princess Is Just A Phase... Except When It Isn't

Last week, in Barbara Ehrenreich's Huffington Post essay entitled "Bonfire Of The Princesses," the Nickel And Dimed author wrote: "Disney likes to think of the Princesses as role models, but what a sorry bunch of wusses they are. Typically, they spend much of their time in captivity or a coma, waking up only when a… » 12/18/07 5:00pm 12/18/07 5:00pm