Twelve Dancing Princesses

Faerie Tale Theatre Presents!

Mari and Meg watch another episode of Faerie Tale Theatre! Meg tries to convince Mari that it's star-studded, but maybe she just likes weird movies from the 80s and early 90s? There's the best invisibility cloak, and they also squee a little bit more about Speak Easy. Watch the episode of Faerie Tale Theatre! Follow… Continue reading Faerie Tale Theatre Presents!

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Twelve Dancing Princesses

Speak Easy by Catherynne M. Valente

This week Mari and Meg read Speak Easy, a novella placing 12 Dancing Princesses in 1920s NYC with some main characters that you might actually recognize.... This book is a bit darker, but also so incredibly fun. Please forgive Meghan for all of her Buffy references, and enjoy with Mari realizes who the book is… Continue reading Speak Easy by Catherynne M. Valente

Twelve Dancing Princesses

Barbie in the Twelve Dancing Princesses

Somehow, Marilag and Meghan found a way to talk about the 2006 Barbie movie. It might be mostly chatter of how awful the animation is, or perhaps about how we cannot tell the difference in 11/12 of these princesses. Also, Fableulous is going to switch over to Wednesdays for Meghan's sanity! Join us again next… Continue reading Barbie in the Twelve Dancing Princesses

Twelve Dancing Princesses

Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Mari and Meg return with their first "12 Dancing Princesses" adaptation, an Australian YA novel Wildwood Dancing. This book adapts and expands on the fairy tale, adding in actual fairies and vampires and a truly evil antagonist. We also briefly discuss Baba Yaga, and how this book reads better when you don't think of distant… Continue reading Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier

Twelve Dancing Princesses

12 Dancing Princesses

Mari and Meg are back for a new season in the new year! The listeners chose 12 Dancing Princesses for this season, so we did our first Brothers Grimm episode. There is a little bit of discussion of the Brothers, plus a lot of discussion of what the heck this story means or where it… Continue reading 12 Dancing Princesses