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 on Geek Girl Riot!
I talk with the women of the Geek Girl Riot podcast about RP. Mostly. The conversation wends all over to many a nerdy topic.
Stuff You Missed in History Class covers Tough Mothers!
Recording this episode of @missedinhistory was so so much fun! I hope you all enjoy it! :D
Interview with BYU Radio's The Apple Seed
BYU Radio's "The Apple Seed: Tellers and Stories" devoted an entire episode to Rejected Princesses--part of it is an interview with me, and the rest has professional storytellers telling the tales of some women featured on this site.
RP on WGN-TV's Midday Fix!
Got to appear on a great segment for WGN-TV's Midday fix! Way fun!
This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.
This pope was largely assumed to be male until she gave birth in the midst of a procession - and largely assumed to be factual until the 13th century.
To ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
Marguerite de la Rocque
Stranded by her cruel relative on an abandoned Canadian island (literally named the Isle of Demons), she survived for two years by hunting animals and eventually made it back to France.
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.