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…
RP on HiFi History Podcast!
The HiFi History podcast covered RP - and contacted the folk at Central Michigan University to interview them about the course they've been doing!
Artgasm: Rejected Princesses and Tough Mothers with Jason Porath
I went *deep* on this podcast with my friend Allison Moon. I think it turned out pretty great.
Muslimah Media Watch's article on Rejected (Muslim) Princesses
This is a very sweet writeup of Rejected Princesses from a Muslim perspective. The writer, Sya Taha, picked up on little bit of nuance I tried to sprinkle throughout the entries (such as Naziq al-Abid's anti-veil depiction not being a sweeping anti-veil statement), for which I am thankful.
RP on Pajiba!
Got a great writeup in Pajiba, an awesome website well worth following.
Interview with the Society of Illustrators LA Podcast!
Did an interview with the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles about life, the universe, and everything! If you’re interested in hearing me yammer for an hour or so aboutgoing from being a gainfully-employed animator to a questionably-employed bum, this is the place to go!
Indigenous lawmaker who united warring tribes under a unified code of laws that she made herself.
When her deadbeat brothers demanded the impossible, this South African princess carried through, and slayed a dragon.
One half of the odd couple of Crimean nursing - the by-the-book Victorian rebel who revolutionized the field of medicine who stood in stark to Mary Seacole's jolly reliance on folk remedies and home comforts.
When the most powerful man in the world made plans on her country, she: turned down his marriage proposal, destroyed his armies, and defiled his head so famously that she became legend for centuries thereafter.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.