As a film critic, I often lament that every winter theaters are inundated with biopics about white men overcoming adversity. These prestige flicks are prime Oscar bait, and the reason many know the stories of kings, dictators, presidents and male…
Interview with Drawn + Drafted!
I got interviewed by the stellar Drawn + Drafted about my work process, the ups and downs of being a web person, and more! Check it out!
RP featured in high school newspaper!
An RP reader in high school did a writeup of the project for her school newspaper. Rad!
RP on Pajiba!
Got a great writeup in Pajiba, an awesome website well worth following.
RP on Great Day Live!
Was on an interview with a hometown TV station.
Astrid Deserved Better
I wrote an article about How to Train Your Dragon 2 and the animation industry creative process. Some of the nuance didn't survive to the final product. Here's what got left out.
Marguerite de Bressieux
When soldiers sexually assaulted her and others, this woman donned armor and got revenge.
The Night Witches
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany's worst nightmare.
When the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
When Columbus and his crew ravaged her land, this native Haitian poet gave all to keep the peace.
Indigenous lawmaker who united warring tribes under a unified code of laws that she made herself.