Disney’s Big Shot left the Adoption Story half-told and I think it hurts more because of it

My family and I decided to binge watch the new Disney+ original show Big Shot. It’s a story about a basketball coach (John Stamos) who is at the peak of his career only to go back to ground zero after throwing a chair in frustration and hitting a referee (first 2 minute spoiler, sorry). HeContinue reading “Disney’s Big Shot left the Adoption Story half-told and I think it hurts more because of it”

My Complicated Feelings about Disney’s Cruella Movie

“Cruella de vil~ Cruella de vil~ if she doesn’t scare you, no evil thing will” Disney’s new Cruella movie recently premiered on Disney+ and movie theaters. As a Disney villain fan I caved and bought the movie on Disney+. Cruella de Vil has always been one of my guilty pleasure villains. I hate that sheContinue reading “My Complicated Feelings about Disney’s Cruella Movie”

College Admissions Season

It is college admissions season! Students are receiving letters, or have already received letters, from the universities they applied to about admissions. Students are being told they are accepted, rejected, maybe even waitlisted (depending on the university). I believe it is important to say this, and say this frequently… an acceptance or rejection letter fromContinue reading “College Admissions Season”

Stop AAPI Hate

*This post is not meant to do a deep dive and be informational. I’m merely reflecting and dropping all my random thoughts here. If you’re interested in my deep dive informational medium please check out the Black and Yellow podcast, available on Apple podcast and Spotify.* Seriously… I don’t even know what to say anymore.Continue reading “Stop AAPI Hate”

How Far I’ll Go (in 2021)

I’m not someone to make New Year’s resolutions because I never know where I want to be at the end of the year (the year just started for crying out loud). So here I am, in March, reflecting on everything that’s happened thus far and where I want to be at the end of 2021.Continue reading “How Far I’ll Go (in 2021)”

What’s a Disney Villains Scholar?

There is no set definition of a Disney scholar or Disney Villains Scholar (as far as I’m aware). To me, being a Disney Villains Scholar means I like to look and analyze Disney Villains from an academic, theory, media studies, and cultural studies lens. I like to get into the nitty gritty of why theyContinue reading “What’s a Disney Villains Scholar?”