Sleeping Beauty’s Sinister Century: Grisly Disney

If I didn’t cover Sleeping Beauty in my Grisly Disney series, I’d be missing a prime candidate. Despite the tale Disney spins, her story is not all naps and charming princes. Far from it! Of all of the origin stories…

Think Sleeping Beauty is all pink frock and peaceful naps? Think again!

Aladdin’s Atrocious Origins: Grisly Disney

It’s been a while since my last Grisly Disney! Come and find out the origins of Aladdin before 2019’s live action retelling!

Rapunzel’s Twisted Tale: Grisly Disney

Rapunzel’s been around since the 11th century. She’s been everything from a princess of Iran to vegetable thief’s daughter. Explore her origins with me in this blog post!

Cinderella’s Shady Story: Grisly Disney

Did you know Cinderella is thousands of years old, has been seen in almost every continent of the world, and crops up in over 345 stories? Find out her grisly origin story here…

Belle’s Bad Break: Grisly Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Time for another Grisly Disney! This time we’re looking at Beauty and the Beast through the years…

Mulan’s Macabre Memoirs: Grisly Disney

Ever wondered how much Disney stuck to the original source material? Click through to find out Mulan’s darker, original story!

Ariel’s Awful Adventure: Grisly Disney

What would the much loved Disney classic look like if they’d stuck to Hans Christian Andersen’s original tale?


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