Topic: princesses

‘Fallen Princesses’ Series Reveals The Dangers Of Princess Culture

âFallen Princessesâ Series Reveals The Dangers Of Princess Culture

Princess culture is everywhere nowadays. For every heroine aimed squarely at girls like Katniss Everdeen, there are at least 20 who don’t have any interests outside of snagging a boyfriend and living happily ever after. But given that the majority of Disney princesses don’t aspire to function as anything other than romantic interests, one often wonders what that happily ever after would actually look like for figures like Belle, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty who don’t really do anything besides fall in love and be pretty.

Such was the quandary for artist Dina Goldstein who decided to interpret just what happened at the end of those storybooks — and in modern times. More »

Fictional Relationships That Would Have Failed In Real Life

Fictional Relationships That Would Have Failed In Real Life

It’s nice the way, as a child, you’re taught to believe that the impossible is possible. You believe that you can be a professional basketball player even if you’re only 5 feet. You believe that time travel is very close to being mastered (I still believe this, I have to because otherwise life would be too bleak). You believe that there was a chance, even a tiny chance, that Mario and Princess Peach could have made their relationship work. There never was, kiddo. There never was. In fact, there are a lot of pairings that would have been doomed in real life. For instance More »