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Robert's Raves
Robert Rodriguez's popular series examining story elements and themes in tales from around the world.

The European Scene
Sam Cannarozzi's articles on European feativals and happenings.

Story Types
Articles on specific stories, genres, and types of telling.

Tips and Programs
How-to articles.

Festivals
Reports on some of the best.

Reviews
Of recordings, books, games, and other stuff.

Panel Reviews
Listen in as a group of reviewers debate and discuss their reactions to the latest releases.

Joe's Page
Contributions by and about the late storyteller Joe Healy

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The Disney Stories Debate
An article about the quality of storytelling in Disney movies, and the responses the article engendered.

Part 1

Is it Better to Hear Disney's Fairy Tales or None at All?
by Heather Burtch
—published in WIP Winter 1998

Part 2
More on Disney's Tales

—published in WIP Summer 1998

Part 3
More Disney Discourse

—published in WIP Winter 1999

Part 4
A late arriving comment...
—posted April 2003

 

Special Features

Why I Hate Lady Ragnell Alan Irvine's article and the rebuttal it engendered.

The Disney Stories Debate

What Are the Rules?

Variations on Storycrafting: Thomas the Rymer