What I learned from The Firebird (Disney, Fantasia 2000). it has made me think a lot about my journey with invisible illness and navigating a “new normal.” Since that last concept has become so universal with the pandemic, I thought now was the perfect time to write about what I learned from this beautiful short.
In times of great uncertainty and fear, I always turn to the good book. I am talking, of course, about Harry Potter. I’ve been meaning to write… Read more “Harry Potter and the Deathly Pandemic”
Hey guys, today we’re doing a little throwback Tuesday and looking at one of the quintessential 90’s movies: FernGully. FernGully has some obvious applications to illnesses like… Read more “The Spoonie Experiment Reviews: FernGully”
One interesting example of illness in the media is Finding Neverland. While it does contain a lot of cliches, such as the “ailing angel” and the “cough… Read more “The Spoonie Experiment Reviews: Finding Neverland”
Illness is portrayed in many modern stories, and most often, the illness is invisible. This allows for the hero or heroine to remain beautiful – something our… Read more “Seeing Invisible Illness in Modern Storytelling”