Topic: cinderella

Wait, If Brandy’s 34, I Must Not Be 9 Anymore…Happy 34th Brandy!?

Wait, If Brandy's 34, I Must Not Be 9 Anymore...Happy 34th Brandy!?

Brandy Norwood aka just Brandy turns 34 today. I was a Brandy fan during the high point of her popularity around 1998. This was fifteen years ago which means two things: One, I was nine and two, I’m not anymore. Like any young Brandy fan, I loved her music as well as her foray into film. Personally, I was lukewarm on Moesha, but to each nine-year-old, their own. In honor of Brandy’s birthday, I decided to look back on two memories that made this time in our (mine and Brandy’s) lives so special. More »

Video Gallery: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! Here Are Some Songs For You

Video Gallery: Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews! Here Are Some Songs For You

Guess what, gang? It’s Julie Andrews’ birthday today! The spectacular star of stage and screen is 76 today, and I’ve got to tell you, I can only hope that I look (and sound!) that great when I hit the big 7-6. So on this most glorious of days, we’d like to offer you a musical journey through the life and career of the inimitable Julie. Ready to sing along? Here we go! More »

10 Riffs on Fairy Tales That Are Cooler Than ‘Red Riding Hood’

10 Riffs on Fairy Tales That Are Cooler Than 'Red Riding Hood'

Retellings of fairy tales are all the rage these days, and there’s a good reason for that. Fairy tales hit something primal inside us, so they’re always relevant, and Disney aside, they’re always just a tiny bit scary. There have been loads of retellings of fairy tales around before Beastly and Red Riding Hood hit the scene, though. Here are some of our favorites. Get ready to take your once upon a time and send it to some really interesting places… More »

Lessons the Disney Princesses Taught Me, Illustrated By Memes and Fan Art

Lessons the Disney Princesses Taught Me, Illustrated By Memes and Fan Art

If you grew up in the 90s, you probably had a Disney princess nightgown, or Halloween costume, or dinner plate. There are Disney princesses in your photo album and goodwill bags and semi-ironic high school T-shirts. Which explains the explosion of Disney Princess art, from the Seven Disney Sins to Disney Fighters. They are an indelible part of our childhoods, and they had a lot more to offer than inspiration for our prom dresses. More »