Princess Jasmine Might Be A Jihadi: The De-Arabization Of “Aladdin”
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Princess Jasmine Might Be A Jihadi: The De-Arabization Of “Aladdin”

I was thrilled because I adore “Aladdin” and I still listen to the entrancing film score by Alan Menken to this day. So, I immediately went online to find out more information and I was shocked when I saw there was not one recognizably Arab person in the cast. Continue reading

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Saint Ramen Full Of Grace? A Reflection On The Practice Of Prosperity-Shaming Artists

For as long as I can remember, I have been artistic and otherworldly so I enjoyed being surrounded by creative or otherwise odd, interesting people. I really didn’t know what to say to anyone else because I usually ended up saying something incomprehensible like Willy Wonka when he greeted his guests with “Goodmorning Star Shine! … Continue reading

Die Chocophobe, Die! Some People Get Really Mean When You Don’t Like Chocolate
Society & Culture

Die Chocophobe, Die! Some People Get Really Mean When You Don’t Like Chocolate

I have never preferred chocolate and because of that I have been a curio and/or considered a lost soul that needed to be converted to the loyal cult of the “cacaoistas”. Though I am not usually reminded of being an outsider until Valentine’s day, a birthday celebration or a bake sale, when these events occur … Continue reading