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What 'Frozen' Teaches us about Power, Privilege, and Community
Originally Posted: 02/03/2014 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

Disney has given us a story to help us reflect more deeply on the powers inherent in our interconnectedness, and how we can best move towards life, leaving the death of winter behind. ...

Disney Princesses, Merida's Makeover, and Empowering Girls
Originally Posted: 05/17/2013 - 9:51am | Type: Blog

Maybe sexualized images are more marketable, but that is not the point — empowering our girls is. I’m pleased that Disney has reversed its decision to alter one of their best examples of an empowered girl. I h ...

People of Earth...
Originally Posted: 10/10/2012 - 11:56am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Is it global warming or an alien invasion? THE SKIES LOOK different to me these days. The soft ...

Muslim Woman Files Suit Against Disney Over Headscarf Dispute
Originally Posted: 08/15/2012 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

LOS ANGELES—The ACLU is suing The Walt Disney Co. on behalf of a Muslim woman who claims the company discriminated against her by not allowing her to wear a headscarf while working in a Disney restaurant in An ...

16 Christian Leaders and Their Cartoon Counterparts
Originally Posted: 07/16/2012 - 11:27am | Type: Blog

Today it's our great pleasure to bring you 16 Christian Leaders and Their Cartoon Counterparts, including our buddy Brian McLaren (over there to your left with Turtleman from Finding Nemo), Rick Warren, R ...

Ten Ways The Social Justice Movement Changed How I Look at Disney Movies
Originally Posted: 06/22/2012 - 11:18am | Type: Blog

But have you ever gone back and watched a childhood movie as an adult? And what about after tapping into social justice? Well, you missed a lot the first time around. I’m a child ...

Art With a Brutal Heart
Originally Posted: 05/22/2012 - 3:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins The best parts of the Disney worldview look like the eschatological images in a Martin Luther King Jr. speech; the worst m ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: March 19, 2012
Originally Posted: 03/20/2012 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

Take a listen to this cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” performed on a Chinese instrument from the zither family, known as a Guzheng . [ The Awesomer ] Fifth Ward Jam is a housing redevelopment project that combines ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Jan. 24, 2012
Originally Posted: 01/24/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

Violinist responds to a cell phone ring that interrupts his performance with improvised number. The ringtone comes in around 39 seconds. [ Viral Viral Videos ] ...

The Gospel According to Charles Dickens: Christmas as Ebenezer
Originally Posted: 12/23/2011 - 10:21am | Type: Blog

An ebenezer is a reminder. It tells the story of God’s faithfulness and our repentance. It is a marker for transformation and conversion. “Marley was dead, to begin with.”   ...

Keeping it 'Real'
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:17pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Disney's 'urban' experience is cleaned-up, dumbed-down, and smoothed-over. ...

Clowns and Poets and Artists -- Oh, My!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Saying no to the Disneyfication of America. Rev. Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping does not pr ...