MULAN Is Still The Wokest Disney Princess Movie Your Kid Hasn’t Seen 600 Times Yet

The “Disney Princess” mythos is a genre as restrictive as it is globally-superpowered, but in terms of the Official Princess Movie with the most patriarchy-subverting politics, I think it’s no contest: MULAN is by far the most progressive-minded cel-animated Disney Princess film, while also performing its essential sedative-hypnotic function on your child’s developing emotional vocabulary….

JESSICA JONES Season 3 Easter Eggs, Over-Analysis, & Podcast with The NOC!

To augment our latest podcast episode from The Nerds Of Color, here are my favorite Easter Eggs and fun facts from JESSICA JONES: ENDGAME, I mean, JESSICA JONES Season 3 A.K.A. The End Of The Marvel-Netflix Universe (SPOILERS to follow): – Episode 1: “A.K.A. The Perfect Burger” is directed by Michael Lehmann, who also directed HEATHERS, the sublime…

X-Men’s DARK PHOENIX Comes Out This Week, So We Should Probably Impeach Trump ASAP, Right?

The DARK PHOENIX film premieres this week, representing the second cinematic version of, arguably, the most important story arc in the history of the X-Comics. But in the real world, Donny Trump, astonishingly, is still our President. (Fair warning, this post is purposefully premised on a non sequitur, but there’ll also be pretty art from…

MELANCHOLYBALL Season A Is On The Way! Support Via Patreon And It’ll Happen!

This here blog Melancholyball.com is also the hub for my production company, Melancholyball Media. I’m pleased to announce that our slate of projects-in-development has reached the stage where we may as well call it what it is: A full season of independently-produced live entertainment, stage performances, videos and theme parties, ideally to culminate in production…

19 CAPTAIN MARVEL Easter Eggs & Rad References You Might’ve Missed Because 2019 Itself Is A Total Shitstorm

….And it’s looking like ‘19 is gonna be another tumultuous year for the planet, am I right? And yet we still push ahead. SPOILERS for the CAPTAIN MARVEL film ahead, as well as fun facts, science-fiction trivia, and Marvel Minutiae: 1. The score by Pinar Toprak is, I would opine, a bad-ass score. One of the…