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Maiden Madness 2022 : Championship

Maiden Madness 2022 : Championship

April 4, 2022

We have made it to the final match ups of our 2nd annual Maiden Madness tournament. This year is all about the supportive sweethearts of Disney and Pixar animation. Each romantic interest is put to the test in a March Madness style tournament, scoring on a rubric our co-hosts have crafted. We began with 30 Disney and Pixar men, find out who will wear the bronze, silver, and golden crown. This is Maiden Madness.

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

*PG-13*

Maiden Madness 2022 : Final 4

Maiden Madness 2022 : Final 4

March 28, 2022

This episode we are joined by our co-hosts' own sweethearts, Josh Suevel and Frank J. Paul, to discuss our final four contenders in Maiden Madness 2022. This year is all about the Supportive Sweethearts of Disney and Pixar animation. Each romantic interest is put to the test in a March Madness style tournament to see who will wear the crown. Join us for a lively discussion and debate just how supportive our last four sweethearts are and discover who will make it into the championship round. Get your brackets ready and see how far your favorite characters go!

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

*PG-13*

Maiden Madness 2022 : Elite 8

Maiden Madness 2022 : Elite 8

March 21, 2022

With the help of our special guest Marissa Longo, Maiden Madness continues and the competition is fierce. This year is all about the Supportive Sweethearts of Disney and Pixar animation. Each romantic interest is put to the test in a March Madness style tournament to see who will wear the crown. We began with 30 and have now narrowed it down to an Elite 8. This episode we us the full rubric to put our remaining sweethearts to the test. Get your brackets ready and see how far your favorite characters go!

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

*PG-13*

Maiden Madness 2022 : Sweet 16

Maiden Madness 2022 : Sweet 16

March 14, 2022

Our 2nd annual Maiden Madness continues! This year is all about the Supportive Sweethearts of Disney and Pixar animation. Each romantic interest is put to the test in a March Madness style tournament to see who will wear the crown. We began with 30 and have now narrowed them down to the Sweet 16. This episode we take a deeper dive into just how supportive these sweethearts are and find out who will move on to the Elite 8. Get your brackets ready and see how far your favorite characters go!

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Maiden Madness 2022 : Round One

Maiden Madness 2022 : Round One

March 7, 2022

Welcome to our 2nd annual Maiden Madness tournament!! This year is all about the Supportive Sweethearts of Disney and Pixar animation. Round One we have 30 Disney and Pixar animated men and put to the test in a March Madness style tournament to see who will wear the crown. Katie and India have created special rubrics once again and this episode we find out just how much of a sweetheart they are. Get your brackets ready and see how far your favorite characters go!

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Cinderella : If the Shoe Fits

Cinderella : If the Shoe Fits

February 28, 2022

Join us as we travel back to ancient Greece, Egypt, Asia, and then Europe to follow the origins of the classic fairytale, "Cinderella." There is a reason the rags to riches tale is found all over the world and it is no surprise that Disney turned to the beloved story at a time when his studio was on the brink of bankruptcy. This episode we discuss the development of Disney's "Cinderella" and take a deep dive into the amazing resilience she had, which made her one of Walt's favorite characters. So, slip off your shoes and settle in for all the tea behind the magic. 

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Moana : The Heart and the Sea

Moana : The Heart and the Sea

February 21, 2022

This week we travel to the Polynesian Islands and follow a courageous tale of the ocean's chosen, Moana.  Take a dive into the development of this original tale and learn what makes this Disney Princess stand out. We travel across the sea with an unlikely, and many times unhelpful, crew but through Moana's cunning, bravery, and heart she discovers the wayfinder she was always meant to be and helps a demigod learn what kind of person he wants to be. Grab some iced tea and join us for this island adventure. 

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Raya : In Kumandra We Trust

Raya : In Kumandra We Trust

February 14, 2022

Join us as we discuss the latest addition to the Disney Princess franchise, Raya and the Last Dragon. Discover the inspiration behind this action packed fantasy adventure and how Disney developed this South East Asian warrior princess. She may have some trust issues, but Raya's journey and growth through a found family connected by tragedy is a heartwarming and important tale not to be missed. 

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Belle : The Bookish Beauty

Belle : The Bookish Beauty

February 7, 2022

This week we travel to France and a small provincial town to meet our favorite bookworm, Belle. Learn about the original "Beauty and the Beast" fairytale and its transformation into a movie that changed the Academy Awards forever. Belle's courage, stubbornness, intellect, and compassion make her a fantastic and important addition to the Disney Princess Franchise. So, grab a cup of tea from Mrs. Potts and be our guest for a discussion about this amazing character.

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Merida : The Bow and the Bear

Merida : The Bow and the Bear

January 31, 2022

This week we travel to Scotland and discover a Disney Princess that sought to challenge the ideals of those that came before her. Focused on a mother and daughter relationship, Brave is an original tale that had some creative turmoil but holds a lot of firsts for this franchise and Pixar Studios. So, grab your bows and join us for a jaunt into the beautiful highlands with Merida. 

*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

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