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The Seven Dwarfs of Midlife

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.14.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Snow White is the fairy tale most likely to cause the need for lifelong counseling: You're so beautiful that your mother wants to kill you and eat your liver, so you run away to live with seven tiny men. Serious medication/chocolate/wine is required to deal with such a story.

Popcorn Preview: 24 Days

Leslie Sisman | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Ilan's family isn't rich, but his kidnappers think they are... are they just after money, or is there another motive?

'Disenchanted': Princesses in Their Own Words

Danny Groner | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Danny Groner

Disenchanted turns the classic Disney children's stories on their heads, bringing the Disney princess characters to the front of the stage for a vaudevillian evening of songs, dance, and laughs as they push the envelope on tastefulness.

Why Fairy Tales Are Bad For Our Kids

Vanessa Loder | Posted 04.26.2015 | Parents
Vanessa Loder

When we censor our children's stories to exclude the suffering that is inherent in the human condition, we isolate our children. We create an environment that promotes shame and a belief that they are not good enough because they cannot live up to the standards in these stories.

The Messed-Up Lessons We're Surrounded By As Girls

Niyathi Chakrapani | Posted 01.20.2015 | Teen
Niyathi Chakrapani

It may be pretty in pink when we're kids and tweens, but when adolescents start to find changes in their bodies -- some faster than others -- girls may look at themselves in the mirror and compare their bodies to an impossible image.

Snow White Takes On Elsa In Fierce Disney Princess Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy

If the Disney princesses met one another, would they all get along? Snow White and Elsa from "Frozen" certainly wouldn't. Or, at least they don't i...

These Humans With Animal Best Friends Could Star In Your New Favorite Disney Movie

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.03.2014 | Comedy

You know how Snow White had all those woodland critters serenading her with song as they helped her dust, straighten, cook and generally slave over he...

Mugshots Of Classic Heroines Shed An Interesting Light On Fairytales

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment

Show us one person who can't recite the story of Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White or Goldilocks by heart, and we'll show you a ...

Jan Diehm

Yes, The Disney Princess Effect On Baby Names Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents

These days you may see little girls running around in Elsa dresses -- or their parents trying to find a store that hasn't sold out of them -- but ove...

REVIEW: Ballet Preljocaj's 'Snow White' at Lincoln Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Given the story's themes of love, jealousy and obsession with youthful beauty -- so relevant to modern culture, and so conducive to physical expression -- it's easy to understand its appeal to the choreographer.

92 Artists Drew Our Favorite Female Disney and Pixar Characters

Simone Collins | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

To celebrate Disney's fun female characters, Canadian animation student Miranda (aka @snarkies) created a collaborative ode to them, inviting nearly 100 artist friends on Twitter and Tumblr to choose one of their favorite ladies and illustrate her.

The Magic Mirror's Recipe for Laughing at Yourself

Emma Brodie | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

When sh*t hits the fan, it can feel unfair and brutal and sometimes the only thing you can do to fight back is to keep smiling.

Once Upon a TV: "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" Starring Our Favorite Characters

Hulu.com | Posted 04.27.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

what if we gave everyone's favorite tales a TV twist? How would the stories change if today's TV characters were in them? Don't get us wrong, the classics are great. But we find our versions a little more "Must See."

A Good Story Is Disturbing

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

No matter how beautifully written or "literary," a novel resonates deeply because the storyline tugs powerfully at us. It upsets, confounds and presents chaos, conflict, imbalance and upheaval -- either within its character's mind or circumstances.

Would You Really Want Your Life to Be Like the Disney Princesses?

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

When you really think about it -- would you really want your life to be like a Disney princess? Would Beyonce? When you get down to the bottom of what really makes them tick, their lives are not as glamorous as you think.

No, That's Not Snow White

Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

Are you confused by this bizarre image of James Franco posted to Instagram last night, featuring a grinning Franco head atop two nude female bodies? ...

Where's Waldo? Probably in Therapy

Abby Heugel | Posted 09.27.2013 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

Patient has possible abandonment issues due to lack of parental supervision after birth and has taken to "feeding his feelings" instead of working through them.

You'll Never See Disney Characters The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

“I picked a fight with Grumpy yesterday, and it got a little out of hand," Paul McCarthy told Randy Kennedy at the New York Times during a preview o...

Children of Darkness

George Heymont | Posted 08.01.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

The Best of Playground Film Festival celebrated its second season in May with a series of films based on outstanding 10-minute dramas that were created as part of this important local playwriting incubator program.

Artist Takes On Disney And Aging Bodies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts

Most New Yorkers gasped or tittered upon strolling into Hauser & Wirth's 69th Street location. This reaction isn't surprising, considering the young a...

IT'S OFFICIAL

Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

Snow White, you're old news. There's a new woman in town, and her bodacious red curls are taking over the spotlight. Disney has announced that it ...

Coming Back In 2015

Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

Last year's "Snow White and the Huntsman" went on to become a modest hit at the box office and a massive hit in the tabloids -- and in 2015, it'll be ...

Revisiting the Classics

George Heymont | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival recently offered audiences a chance to wonder just how well they knew two classic tales which, over the years, have acquired so many cultural imprints and branding opportunities that people assume they know these stories upside down and inside out.

DEAD TO US

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy

Forgivneness can only go so far, and those who push the boundaries of good taste must be humiliated publicly. We wish it didn't come to this, but we'v...

'Snow White,' Spanish Style

Annette Insdorf | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Blancanieves is Pablo Berger's magical Spanish transposition of the Snow White myth into the thrilling arena of bullfighting and flamenco.