Damsels in Dialogue
Rapunzel : Tangled Up

Rapunzel : Tangled Up

January 25, 2021

Though Disney claims their 2010 movie Tangled was inspired by the well known Grimm tale about a maiden in a tower, Rapunzel's history begins almost 200 years before the German brothers included it in their collection. Join us as we see how Rapunzel has changed to become the spunky girl with magic hair we cannot help but adore in not just the original movie, but an amazing television series. *Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Nani: The Power of Ohana

Nani: The Power of Ohana

January 18, 2021

What do a destructive alien, Elvis, and a small island in Hawaii have in common? Find out as we take a deep dive the character of Nani Pelekai from Disney's Lilo and Stitch. Though not in the title, she is a heroine that does everything she can to keep her little Ohana together and who finds an even bigger one in the process. *Lots of spoilers and opinions*

La Esmeralda : The Finest Girl in France

La Esmeralda : The Finest Girl in France

January 11, 2021

This episode we travel to 15th century Paris and explore the origins of a traveling dancer who becomes the obsession of the city, La Esmeralda. Making her debut in the 1831 novel by Victor Hugo, Esmeralda has graced countless screens and stages. In Disney's 1996 animated film we see a version of this dancer than strays far from its original source but not necessarily for the worse. Her cries for justice feel even more important now than when this well known adaptation was released.*Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Tinker Bell : Off to Never Land

Tinker Bell : Off to Never Land

January 4, 2021

In our inaugural episode, discover the origins and evolution of one of the world's most famous fairy, Tinker Bell. We take a look at how a ball of light would go on to become one of the most recognizable Disney icons. Making her debut on the stages of England in 1904, she has been sprinkling pixie dust for over a century and her upfront and unapologetic air has pushed back against feminine decorums every step of the way. *Lots of spoilers and opinions*

Season One Intro Blooper Audio

Season One Intro Blooper Audio

January 2, 2021

How hard can record a few opening lines be? A short clip of our attempts at recording an opening for Season One. Video on our social media :)

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