Disney Diary: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Original Snow White theatrical poster.
Original Snow White theatrical poster.

Note: This was the first post in a proposed series of “Disney Diaries”, a new look at the theatrically released Disney canon. I may revisit this series now that I have a place to put it.

Once Upon A Time

“Magic mirror on the wall…”

Once upon a time, an evil queen goes to her magic mirror to discover who the “fairest in the land” is today. When the mirror responds that she is no longer the most beautiful, but rather Snow White, she realized that something must be done. She had been keeping snow in rags and doing the work of a scullery maid, and yet her beauty had shined through. It was time for more desperate measures: Snow White must die. Outside the castle, Snow White dreamt of a prince who she had fallen in love with while singing around a wishing well. The prince appeared and Snow retreated to her balcony and the two exchange a love song while the evil queen looked on in disdain.

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New Site, Old Stuff

Let’s imagine that you had a website that had not seen a major update in years. The HTML was lovingly hand-crafted, full of “TABLE” tags and rendering tricks that worked fine for Internet Explorer 5 but have not been necessary since the Clinton Administration? Got that mental image? Good.

Now toss it in the trash because it’s time to move on. This site is intended to be a place where I can place random things that do not fit on the more “serious” religion blog.

There are still some items on the old site that had been deep-linked to and which may be of some interest. I will keep a prominent link here to the “Wonderful World of Linux” series which is why I suspect most people still visit this ancient page, but if you want to trawl any of the other old items:

I will also be reposting some stuff from semi-public blogging projects which never properly saw the light of day as I start on new material.