​2500 Year-Old Tattooed Siberian Mummy Had Breast Cancer, Used Marijuana

In 1993, Russian scientist Natalia Polosmak discovered the remains of a 25-year-old woman covered in tattoos who came to be known as the Ukok Princess. Now, an MRI has revealed that the young woman was suffering from breast cancer as well as a bone marrow infection at the time of her death, and scientists have stated… » 10/18/14 6:20pm 10/18/14 6:20pm

What Do You Get When Your Fairytale Princess Is Tone Deaf? Unicorn Puke

When a unicorn comes across an adorable young princess in the woods, he's delighted, until he realizes the horrifying truth about this particular royal. Unlike those Disney animated princesses, this one can't even carry a tune. In fact, her voice is rather deadly. » 10/06/14 1:20pm 10/06/14 1:20pm

What if Disney's princess movies were horror stories?

Disney's so-called princess movies are reworkings of myths, fairy tales, history, literature, and legend, but the series Seven for a Secret, written by an anonymous writer on the fanfic community Archive of Our Own (as part of Yuletide 2012) starts with the Disney versions of these stories and then twists them back… » 12/29/12 10:00am 12/29/12 10:00am

What it's like to work as a professional party princess — with…

In addition to the theme park Meridas and Mulans who roam Disneyland and Disney World, various companies hire out princesses for birthday parties and other children's events. So do those paid princesses get treated like royalty? Or does donning the dress and tiara make you feel more ready to play Ursula than Ariel? » 9/01/12 5:00pm 9/01/12 5:00pm

Behold the amazing rainbow-colored cosplay of Ariel and her sisters

Now here's a bit of Disney princess cosplay that you don't see every day. Ariel and the other mermaid daughters of Triton have all lined up for their respective close-ups. Anyone else suddenly have that song stuck in their head? » 3/03/12 4:00pm 3/03/12 4:00pm

Watch what Disney's Wicked movie could look like

Disney animator Heidi Jo Gilbert created a Wicked storyboard video, set to the tracks from Wicked, the musical, hoping to convince her bosses to make Elphaba the next Disney princess. Our reaction: Holy Hell, this is amazing. UPDATE: Youtube pulled the clip but if you go to her site you can watch the original (not… » 2/07/11 3:00pm 2/07/11 3:00pm

Disney princesses don their best superhero duds

Princesses by day, crime fighters by night. The Disney princesses get a much-needed makeover, ditching those cumbersome gowns for spandex and ass-kicking books, getting them ready to save the day. » 9/11/10 7:15am 9/11/10 7:15am

First 5 Minutes Of The Princess And The Frog Is A Love/Hate Experience

As much as I love the hand-drawn beauty that is classic Disney story-telling, it's hard not to let certain Princess And The Frog plot points fog up the animation. But you be the judge: here are the first few minutes. » 10/07/09 9:00am 10/07/09 9:00am

Unholy Disney Princesses And The Marvel Crossover We Deserve

Wouldn't it be fantastic if instead of Disney's wussification of Marvel's characters, the tables were turned and instead Marvel turned the Disney princesses into Skrull invaders and zombies like this Dark Little Mermaid? » 9/21/09 3:20pm 9/21/09 3:20pm

Enjoy "Racial Sensitivity" In Disney's Princess Frog Game About Hot…

Disney's Princess and The Frog has been getting a lot of flack for reportedly turning the first black Disney Princess green for a majority of the film. I'm not so sure this videogame tie-in is going to help their case. » 8/06/09 10:00am 8/06/09 10:00am

Monsters, The Rock, And Adults Trapped In Teen Bodies Flood Movie…

A monster from Big Man Japan is giving us the old eye-testicle wink, and we're lovin' it. The LA Times has a spread of new movie pics out, and we've picked the best. » 1/12/09 2:00pm 1/12/09 2:00pm