Rejected Princesses
  • Jun 29, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 56:15 mins

Jason Porath was once an effects animator at DreamWorks Animation where he and his co-workers would often discuss movies, including a common conversation surrounding this question, "what is the least likely woman to ever get the animated princess treatment?" In this episode, listen to Jason talk about what constitutes a "Rejected Princess" and hear other stories of odd, interesting, offbeat, strong women who drive their own stories outside of societal norms. To learn more about Rejected Princesses visit Stories included in this episode include: Thakane the Brave Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes they go overlooked until they save the day. To learn more about Charlotte Blake Alston visit Interview with Jason Porath Catskin A darker tale from the Brothers Grimm, Sean Buvala retells this spooky and offbeat story. To learn more about Sean Buvala visit Li Chi Slays the Serpent In this folk tale, the most unlikely girl in the village saves the day from a serpent. To learn more about Beth Horner visit