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Supreme court takes time out to consider how sick and twisted fairytales really are: Violent game ban overturned

The US Supreme Court decided last night that under-18s should be allowed to buy violent video games by overturning the state-wide ban in California.

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Posted: 28th, June 2011 | In: Technology | Comment (1)


Fallen Princesses: When Reality Bites The Fairy Tale

fallen-princesses-belle2DINA Goldstein’s Fallen Princesses place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios.

As the artist says:

In all of the images the Princess is placed in an environment that articulates her conflict. The ‘…happily ever after’ is replaced with a realistic outcome and addresses current issues... I began to imagine Disney’s perfect Princesses juxtaposed with real issues that were affecting women around me, such as illness, addiction and self-image issues.

If America did Little Red Riding Hoodsee them all…

 

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Dina Goldstein

Posted: 15th, June 2009 | In: Photojournalism, Reviews | Comment