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Tag: Peggy Orenstein

Made-Over Merida From ‘Brave’ Not Dead Yet

May 15, 2013 | 11:00 pm

Made-Over Merida From ‘Brave’ Not Dead Yet

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Update Friday: Disney issued a new statement on the Merida controversy: “The artwork used on Merida‚Äôs official social media sites has always been the imagery from the movie. We routinely use different art styles with our characters and this rendition of Merida in her party dress was a special one-time effort to commemorate her coronation. […]

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Video: Interview With Peggy Orenstein, Author of ‘Cinderella Ate My Daughter’

February 16, 2011 | 1:34 pm

Video: Interview With Peggy Orenstein, Author of ‘Cinderella Ate My Daughter’

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Berkeley-based author Peggy Orenstein was on Forum today, and KQED News Interactive Producer Amanda Stupi and I caught up with her for a nine-minute video interview in our green room. Orenstein is the author of the best-seller Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture. Here’s the Amazon.com description […]

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