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Modern Fairy Tales

Fairy tales have been on my mind a lot lately. I’m pretty hooked on Once Upon a Time, my mom can’t stop watching Grimm, I recently read Philip Pullman’s compendium of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and On Being had a wonderful segment about fairy tales. They’re everywhere. They’re making a comeback. …

Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: Once Upon a Time

I like a good fantasy. Especially if it involves swashbuckling sword fights. And curses. And dragons. There isn’t a lot of good fantasy on television. At least the television I have access to. That’s why I was intrigued when ABC premiered Once Upon a Time last year. Title: Once Upon …