Sara Franks-Allen Biography

Sara Franks-Allen lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with two dogs, two rabbits and one amazing husband. She writes for the Ladies of Comicazi blog and watches a lot of cartoons.

10 Forgotten Disney Princesses

by Sara Franks-Allen July 29, 2013 @ 12:00 PM
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The Disney princesses are a much-loved group of 11 animated characters, ranging from original Disney princess Snow White to Merida from Disney and Pixar's 'Brave.' Official Disney princesses can be on just about any kind of toy or clothing imaginable. With so much merchandise riding on their likenesses, Disney is pretty picky about who it lets into this elite circle. Here are 10 Disney princesses who are no less royal than the major ones, but never got the Mouse's full seal of approval.

12 Disney Characters You Probably Forgot Met Horribly Tragic Deaths

by Sara Franks-Allen June 27, 2013 @ 9:15 AM
Did the death of Bambi's mom in the classic Disney movie leave you emotionally scarred? Yawn. Your childhood ended when Simba snuggled up to Mufasa's dead body in 'The Lion King'? You and a few million other people. Every time anyone starts talking about movies that made them cry as kids -- Disney or otherwise -- it's always Bambi's mom or Simba's dad going to the great Toonland in the sky. But what about the countless other perfectly nice Disney characters who met an untimely end?

The Best Songs from 'Fraggle Rock'

by Sara Franks-Allen May 15, 2013 @ 2:03 PM
It's been 30 years since Jim Henson's 'Fraggle Rock' first introduced kids of the '80s to the world of Fraggles, Doozers, Gorgs and a whole host of other fantastic creatures. Like most Henson productions, the show relied heavily on music to advance the plot, convey emotion or just entertain viewers. Here are the 'Fraggle Rock' songs we're still singing along to three decades later.