Was delighted to be interviewed by the students at BAYCAT for their video on the portrayal of women in the media – it came out great, y’all!(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whmkGG_SEoo)
Interview with Women's Voices Now
Women's Voices Now has an interview about RP up in their publication, The WVoice.
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!
RP on Pajiba!
Got a great writeup in Pajiba, an awesome website well worth following.
RP on WGN-TV's Midday Fix!
Got to appear on a great segment for WGN-TV's Midday fix! Way fun!
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.
When this princess had her life ruined by an unstoppable warrior, she: became a fervent ascetic for years and got a divine boon; killed herself to reincarnate faster; came back as a man; and killed the man who'd wronged her, in the stunning climax of the world's longest epic poem.
Spy, smuggler, saboteur, partisan: this Jewish woman refused to go like a lamb to the slaughter, and fought the Nazis tooth and nail... even after the war, when she, alongside others, poisoned thousands of Nazi POWs in a revenge plot.
Turned into a revolutionary in middle age, this mother became one of the Philippines most heralded women.
Isabel Godin des Odonais
To reunite with her husband, she went on a months-long trek through the jungle -- and was the only survivor.
This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."