Thoughts on Beauty and the Beast

Ever since the final theatrical trailer for Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast was released, I've spent a lot of time thinking about this fairy tale that I love so much. In 1740 Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve published a novella length fairy tale, the first recorded story titled “Beauty and the Beast.” It is … Continue reading Thoughts on Beauty and the Beast

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Welcome!

I've contemplated starting a blog for a while now, but I've always come up with a list of reasons why I shouldn't. Most of those reasons come down to feeling like I'm not prepared to make this blog perfect. But I'm never going to be able to make a perfect blog; I'm always going to look back … Continue reading Welcome!