Afros and Pixie Dust: A Disblerd Podcast

Afros and Pixie Dust: A Disblerd Podcast

By Afros and Pixie Dust
A podcast dedicated to highlighting people of color in the Disney community. Hear their stories, learn about their lives, and the unique ways they show their Disney side.
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Down and Dapper
I talk to Dominique and Felicia, who co-hosted the “Down and Dapper” Disneyland Fall Dapper Day outing meetup with me. We give a recap of this epic weekend and share tips on how to survive your next Dapper Day. Follow Dominique on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/dominiquebrown/?hl=en Follow Black Girl Disney here: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirldisney/?hl=en Follow Felicia on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/finfelicia/?hl=en Follow Bounders of Color here: https://www.instagram.com/boundersofcolor/?hl=en Learn more about Dapper Day here: http://dapperday.com/ The POC owned small business for this episode is Afrodesiac Worldwide. It is a fashion brand owned by Chiedza Makonnen that integrates contemporary design against cultural references and a kaleidoscope of modern luxurious African fabrics. Check out her stuff at afrodesiacworldwide.com If you will be at Walt Disney World November 15-17th come meet up with your fellow Disblerds and Disnerds at the WDW Fall Dapper Day meet ups. Friday November 15th at 8 pm at the Boathouse Courtyard in Disney Springs Saturday November 16th at 1 pm in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios Sunday November 17th at 3 pm in the Italy Pavilion in EPCOT Sunday November 17th at 4 pm in the American Adventure Pavilion in EPCOT Tune in all November long to @afrosandpixiedust for Live-ember, a month long IG Live takeover event! Mark your calendars for The Princess and The Frog Social Media Celebration challenge December 5th -11th. Go to https://www.instagram.com/p/B4diJQzA92P/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:14:42
November 7, 2019
Starchild Social
I talk to Tiffie, a Disneyland annual passholder, vlogger, and cosplayer. We go in on everything from Disneyland locker culture, to cosplaying, to appropriation and beyond. Follow Tiffie on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/tiffiestarchild/?hl=en Check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9aqnjvALeEiXxg9TLvRKVQ The POC owned small business for this episode is Karibe. It is a cookware company based in Newark, New Jersey that is led by an executive management team of degreed engineers with a substantial amount of experience, and strong knowledge of product development. They strive to bring the most state of the art products into existence by offering innovation, and new ideas. Check out their stuff at https://karibecompany.com/ If you will be at Disneyland on Sunday November 3rd, come out to the “Down and Dapper” meet up hosted by Afros and Pixie Dust, Black Girl Disney, and Bounders of Color! It will be in Toon Town by the fountain at 1PM. Get to know your fellow Disblerds and Disnerds! Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
2:22:28
October 30, 2019
Life is a Canvas
I talk to Frank, animator, filmmaker, and executive producer. We discuss his career in animation and his short film, Canvas. Check out Frank’s websites here: http://www.frankabney.com/ and here: https://www.thecanvasfilm.com/ See a list of his work here: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5752596/ Follow Frank on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/frankabney/?hl=en Follow him on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/iFrankAbney Check out his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/frankthetank777 Check out Frank’s work on vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/frankabney Read about the story of the Tusla Massacre of 1921 highlighted in Watchmen here: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/21/us/tulsa-race-riot-black-wall-street-watchmen-trnd/index.html Let’s support the crowdfunding campaign for the ENONGO movie, which is an animated documentary about rapper/producer/Ph.D. candidate Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, a.k.a. Sammus. The film is being animated by a team of talented Black women animators! Check out the story and support the campaign at https://www.enongomovie.com/ Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
56:11
October 23, 2019
The Disney Hypebeast
I talk to The Disney Hypebeast, a Disney vlogger and street style pro. We discuss his vlog, his favorite clothing brands and why the Disneygram is the perfect place for single guys. Follow Matt on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/thedisneyhypebeast/?hl=en Check out his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFiITRZwGYzpkROv27QWw8Q Check out Matt on Tik Tok here: http://vm.tiktok.com/5VTKvk/ The POC owned small business for this episode is Sirrah. It is a plant based toothpaste company that is redefining the way we see oral care. Check out their stuff at https://www.sirrahsmiles.com Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
48:18
October 17, 2019
LOL 4 Life
I talk to Mark, a long time Disney cast member and award winning host of several Disney Park shows and events including iNSIDE Disney Parks, The Disney Parks Blog live streams, and Star Wars Celebration live conventions. We discuss his many roles with the Walt Disney company, his comedy career and tackle everything Star Wars including our speculations for the Star Wars Galactic Space Cruiser. Check out Mark’s website here: https://www.markdanielcomedy.com Follow Mark on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/lol4markdaniel/ Follow him on twitter here: https://twitter.com/lol4MarkDaniel Check out his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/lol4markdaniel See how he’d like to hang with Chewbacca here: https://youtu.be/Xy0Id_qb19g here: https://youtu.be/X4k6reqNmYw and here: https://youtu.be/RtVmrfIXlIc Check out Mark’s IMDb here: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10011308/?ref_=nv_sr_5?ref_=nv_sr_5 The POC owned small business for this episode is Soka Tribe. It is is a cultural exploration brand owned by Shermica “Sokanista” Farquhar specializing in dance fitness that brings the spirit of Caribbean carnival to you! Soka Tribe is an experience, immersing members and attendees in Caribbean culture and the global carnival community through a variety of ways including their workouts, social events, organized trips to carnival, and performances. To learn more and to find a class near you check out the website at https://www.sokatribe.com/ Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:50:12
October 9, 2019
Song of the South
I talk to Kelli, who hosts The Separate Cinema podcast. We discuss the Song of the South movie (with some spoilers), our reaction to the film and whether we think the movie should be re-released or remain in “The Disney Vault”. We then go off on a Disney+ tangent at 1:04:21. Follow Kelli on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/__.kelli.__/ Check out her podcast here: https://www.separatecinemapod.com/ Read more about Song of the South here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_of_the_South Read about the tale of the Tar Baby here: https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/05/11/527459106/tar-baby-a-folktale-about-food-rights-rooted-in-the-inequalities-of-slavery The POC owned small business for this episode is The Lit Bar. It is an independent bookstore and wine bar located at 131 Alexander Avenue in the Bronx, NY. It is owned by Noelle Santos, and she personally curated all of the literature and merchandise she sells. You can get more info about her store and her story at http://www.thelitbar.com/ Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:40:53
October 2, 2019
Bounders of Color
I talk to Felicia, a third generation Disney lover and an avid Disneybounder. We discuss family, fashion, and diversity in the Disneybounding community.  Follow Felicia on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/finfelicia/?hl=en  Check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTg0zXwOc7zxNsriV3J-4Pg  Watch her Disney style video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0im2WwevVcw&feature=youtu.be  Follow Bounders of Color here: https://www.instagram.com/boundersofcolor/?hl=en The POC owned small business for this episode is Yumi’s Art Box. It is a shop owned by Yumi Fujimoto that sells custom and hand painted art on Disney clothing and accessories. Check out her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/yumisartbox Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:24:30
September 26, 2019
Divine Intervention
I talk to Matthew, a Disney College Program Alum and actor in Public Works' Hercules. We discuss Public Works' mission and his experience in this historical production. Follow Matthew on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/matthewvazquez/?hl=en Follow him on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/matthew_vazquez Learn more about Public Works here: https://publictheater.org/programs/publicworks/ The POC owned small business for this episode is Comic Book Kicks by Key. It is a shop owned by Key that sells comic book and cartoon inspired accessories. Check out her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/ComicbookKicksbyKey Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
53:31
September 18, 2019
Color Me Magic
I talk to Courtney, a New York based blogger, vlogger, fashionista, and Queen of color. We discuss how she made the leap into full time blogging, her partnerships with Disney, and her vision for Color Me Magic, her Disney-focused instagram page. Follow Courtney on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/colormecourtney/ Follow her Color Me Magic account here: https://www.instagram.com/colormemagic/ Check out her blog here: https://www.colormecourtney.com/ Check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmQjKW9l-FDjkpETobx8WFA The POC owned small business for this episode is Main Street Muse. It is a Disney ear shop owned by Katy that is home to the OG retro Disney ears. Check out her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/MainStreetMuse Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ Connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:23:45
September 11, 2019
Disney Parks Moms Panel
I talk to Raquel, a Disney Parks Moms Panelist. We discuss the application process and what it’s like to be on the panel. Follow Raquel on instagram here:https://www.instagram.com/dmochatraveler/?hl=en Check out her blog here: http://d-mochatraveler.com/ Interested in applying to the Disney Parks Moms Panel? The search runs from September 5th-12th! Visit their website for more info: momspanelsearch.com The POC owned small business for this episode is The Afrodisniac. It is a Disney inspired clothing shop owned by Brianna Leigh. Check out her stuff at www.theafrodisniac.com Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
51:33
September 4, 2019
The Tea on D23
In this bonus episode I chat with my NY Disblerd homie Tasha about our D23 Expo experience. Tasha was one of the lucky few to have success during the reservation process and she still ended up camping out for panels. We give our tips and tidbits for planning an enjoyable D23 expo weekend, so take notes for 2021! Some of our favorite experiences included meeting Halle Bailey and her mom at the "ish" photo op, being promised free Popeye's by Anthony Anderson, meeting Floyd and Adrienne Norman on the show floor, hearing from Tom Holland, Dick van Dyke, Ewan McGregor and more! We also talk about the Disney+ discount offer and why Gold members need to get in on this deal ASAP. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
2:07:14
September 2, 2019
Representation Matters
I talk to Eryka, a Disneyland local and Disney POC advocate. We discuss how Disney is making strides to improve representation and what can be done to help push the needle forward. Follow Eryka on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/erykas_endless_magic/?hl=en The POC owned small business for this episode is The Rachelest Place on Earth. It is a shop owned by Rachel Gagne that specializes in Disney inspired custom cups. Check out her stuff at www.rachelest.com If you’re listening to this episode on its air date, Thursday, August 29th, head on over to my @frosinfantasyland ig page https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and enter my giveaway to win an Afros & Pixie Dust pin! And if you missed the giveaway, head over and check out the post anyway! Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/ Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w
1:27:58
August 29, 2019
Let It Go
I talk to R Jay, a Disney legacy, Music Artist, and a cancer survivor. We discuss how Disney helped him gain the strength to be himself and find joy during his cancer journey.  Follow RJay on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/_the_adventurous_rjay/?hl=en  Check out his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7mzD-tVRnqY75L4b7WqPAg   Check out his collaboration with Mr. Cheezy Pop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-BPpcj6SYg   The POC owned small business for this episode is Thee Fashion Junkie. It is an Etsy shop owned by Ashley Shorter-Clouse that specializes in blinged out disney inspired merch and more. Check out her stuff at etsy.com/shop/TheeFashionJunkie If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit https://afrosandpixiedust.com/events/ for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w 
1:57:19
August 21, 2019
DCP
 I talk to Alexa, a student at Xavier University in Louisiana and a Disney College Program Spring 2019 alumn. We discuss her experience in the DCP, her time as a WDW local, and her Disney vlog. Follow Alexa on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/photosbyalexa/?hl=en Check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClT8yqTPR2mr-sjRR-31vNA  Here’s her ode to Carousel of Progress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcCddaY5yhY The POC owned small business for this episode is Clever Girl Craftings. It is an Etsy shop owned by Lydia Daily that specializes in Disney inspired pop sockets, badge reels and more. Check out her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/clevergirlcraftings If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit https://afrosandpixiedust.com/events/ for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w  Youtube link: https://youtu.be/-cROqMZSUmM 
58:04
August 14, 2019
Run Mama Run
 I talk to Jocelyn, an avid runDisney runner. We discuss her love for running, what sets runDisney races apart from other races and our favorite moments from runDisney events. Follow Jocelyn’s runDisney adventures on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mom.running.thru.disney/?hl=en For more info on runDisney visit their website here: https://www.rundisney.com/  The POC owned small business for this episode is Shelly Rio Boutique. It is an Etsy shop that specializes in tutus and custom shirts, which work great for running costumes. Check out her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/ShellyRioBoutique  If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit https://afrosandpixiedust.com/events/ for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w 
1:16:45
August 7, 2019
Disney Moms of Color
I talk to Amiyrah, a mom of three and award winning multimedia content creator. We discuss the Disney mom life and the Disney Moms of Color online community. Be sure to visit her website here: https://4hatsandfrugal.com/ and follow Amiyrah on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/amiyrahmartin_/?hl=en  Follow her on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/AmiyrahMartin  Check out the Disney Moms of Color facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyMomsOfColor/  Follow the instagram page here: https://www.instagram.com/disneymomsofcolor/?hl=en  The POC owned small business for this episode is Baby Shopaholic. It is an online shop owned by fellow Disney mom of color Trina Small and features her supermom tee. Check out her stuff at https://thebabyshopaholic.com/shop/   If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit the Afros and Pixie Dust website for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w  
1:27:04
July 31, 2019
Top Five
I talk to Diamond, a radio producer and host of Diamond Hearts Theme Parks on iHeart radio talk 1190. We discuss her radio show and how she became a motivational speaker of sorts for coaster averse individuals. Be sure to visit her website here: www.ridesoother.com and follow Diamond on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/diamondheartsthemeparks/?hl=en and here: https://www.instagram.com/diamondgray29/?hl=en  Check out her radio show every sunday here: https://www.iheart.com/live/talk-radio-1190-am-4276/  Or listen to her podcast here: http://www.ridesoother.com/category/podcast/  The POC owned small business for this episode is Weird Little Me. It is an online fashion brand owned by Jael Lloyd that sells unique and interesting handbags, accessories and Disney tees. Check out her stuff at www.weirdlittleme.com If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit the Afros and Pixie Dust website for more info. Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w  
1:11:28
July 24, 2019
The Lion Queen
  I talk to Tryphena, who plays Queen Sarabi in The Lion King on Broadway. We discuss her experience playing this role for almost a decade as well as her self-published book and Fearless Friday series. Be sure to visit her website here: https://www.tryphenawade.com and follow Tryphena on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/tryphena_wade/?hl=en Check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TryphenaWade  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Prim and Saucy Boutique. It's an online children’s boutique owned by Tamika Akins with a mission to provide unique, affordable, boutique and custom style apparel and accessories to little ladies around the globe. Check out her stuff at www.primandsaucyboutique.com  If you’ll be in the Anaheim area during the D23 expo be sure to come out to the Afros and Pixie Dust Disblerd meetup! We will be at The House of Blues Anaheim on August 23rd at 6 PM. Visit the Afros and Pixie Dust website for more info. Be sure to enter the circle of life giveaway! You can do so here: https://www.instagram.com/circleoflifegiveaway/?hl=en  Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w  
1:14:32
July 17, 2019
Break it Down
I talk to TIffany, a Disney enthusiast, Disneybounding pro, and Oz stan. We discuss everything from representation, to D23, to The Wizard of Oz. Be sure to follow Tiffany on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/followtheyellowbrickgirl/?hl=en The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Kido Chicago. It is a kid focused brand owned by Keewa Nurullah that specializes in children’s clothing and activities. Check them out at www.kidochicago.com  Be sure to stay tuned next week for a giveaway announcement! Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Follow Me on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/afrosandpixiedust/  Subscribe to the YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w 
1:46:38
July 10, 2019
Marvel-ously Basic
I talk to Morgan, a Disney college program alum, current Walt Disney World annual passholder, and self-proclaimed Marvel enthusiast. We discuss everything MCU and what we hope to see in Phase 4. Be sure to follow Morgan on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/modisneymagic/?hl=en The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Melanin Hair Care. It is a haircare and lifestyle brand owned by Whitney White that specializes in natural and toxic-free hair products. Check them out at www.melaninhaircare.com.    Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  Subscribe to the YouTube channel!  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w  
1:11:04
July 3, 2019
Drawn to the Magic
I talk to Eddie, a performer, animator and life long Disney fan. We discuss the importance of representation not only in the media but in mentorship as well. Be sure to follow Eddie on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/tim3lesz_disney/?hl=en   Here are the IMDb pages of the black animators mentioned in the episode: Floyd Norman: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0635488/ Frank Abney: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5752596/ Peter Ramsey: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0709056/ Bruce W Smith: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0807563/  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is INON boutique. It is an online boutique owned by Lisa Lovely which features Disney inspired items and weekly live sales.  Check them out on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/inon_boutique/?hl=en  Don’t forget to check out my website at https://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share   And now, subscribe to the YouTube channel!  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w 
1:40:38
June 27, 2019
Main Street Dad
I talk to Irv, a father of three and Walt Disney World local. He is a late comer to the park life but has definitely made up for lost time in the past three years. We discuss how visiting the parks helped  intensify his Disney fandom and his favorite things to do in the parks with his children. Be sure to follow Irv on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mainstreetdad/?hl=en  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Living our Ridiculous Dreams. It is a brand created by Anthony Hezekiah that is focused on inspiration. The brand can be recognized by the acronym LORDS and they specialize in clothing that accompanies you as you chase your biggest dreams. Check them out at https://www.lordsislife.com/home/  Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  And now, subscribe to the YouTube channel!  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsq4QMmX2qTtTq_zbl6qL6w 
46:09
June 19, 2019
Disneybounders Unite!
I talk to Erika, the creator of the Disneybounders Unite! Facebook group. She is a life long Disney nerd and an OG Disneybounder. We discuss how she shares her Disney love and how she got started Disneybounding. Be sure to follow Erika on Instagram here:  https://www.instagram.com/erikaenchanted/?hl=en  Check out her blog Castle Cravings here: https://castlecravings.com/links/  Come share your love of Disneybounding in the Disneybounders Unite! Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/disneyboundersunite/  Here’s the link for the official Disneybound blog: https://disneybound.co/  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Geeky Garbs. It is a clothing line owned by Erika’s sister Debbie! Check out her work on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geekygarbs/?hl=en and DM her if you are interested in a commission.  Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  Hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share  
1:13:49
June 12, 2019
The Fresh Queen and Her Princes
I talk to Patricie, a former cast member now Disneyland annual passholder and self proclaimed Disney fanatic. We discuss her experience as a mother of two children who happen to be on the autism spectrum and how Disney helps them bond. Be sure to follow Patricie on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/freshprinceofdisneyland/?hl=en  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Do Well Sandwich Co. It is a catering company located in Chicago, IL and is owned by Michael Wells, who is Devin and Drew’s dad! They specialize in boxed lunches, catered meals and craft lemonades. If you live in the CHicago area be sure to check out their menu at https://www.eatlivedowell.com/ and follow then on instagram https://www.instagram.com/mr_do_well/?hl=en to find out where their next pop up will be.     Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share 
1:34:51
June 6, 2019
Dis-igned by a Diva
I talk to Domonique, a fashion designer and artist who loves to express herself through her Disneybounds. Be sure to follow Domonique on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/domdivadoesit/?hl=en The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Domonique’s society6 shop; Dom Diva Drew It. It is a place where she sells her artwork via prints, stickers, on beverage containers, clothing, and accessories. You can check out her stuff at https://society6.com/domdivadrewit   Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share 
1:16:59
May 29, 2019
The Veteran Vlogger
I talk to Audrey, an avid Disneybounder and Disneyland regular who vlogs about her Disney obsession on Youtube. Be sure to follow Audrey on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/audreyleeyoung/?hl=en  Also check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89zohHAiKBs&feature=youtu.be  More information on the Walt Disney World/Universal Studios Orlando Marvel character deal: https://www.insideuniversal.net/2016/05/darn-marvel-contract-what-rights-does-universal-and-disney-own/  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Save Soul Clothing. It is a hand made clothing line owned by Clarissa Gibson. She also sells vintage pieces over at her other shop, Save Soul Vintage. You can check out her stuff at www.savesoulclothing.com and https://www.etsy.com/shop/SaveSoulVintage?ref=search_shop_redirect  Follow her on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/savesoulclothing/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/savesoulvintage/?hl=en  Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share 
1:14:14
May 22, 2019
Dis Girl Eats
In this episode I talk to Carise, an expert on Disney vegan cuisine and beyond, co-owner of Attractioneering Trading Co., marketing expert and graphic designer. Be sure to follow Carise on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/cariselynee/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/carisedesignco/?hl=en Also check out her website here: https://www.carisepernell.com/   The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Attractioneering Trading Co. It is a Disney inspired apparel, accessory, and homeware shop co-owned by Carise and her boo Steve! Check out their stuff at https://www.attractioneering.com Follow them on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/attractioneering/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/thedisneyfox/?hl=en Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
32:21
May 15, 2019
Theme Park Hipster
  In this episode I talk to Nikky J, the author of The Solo Theme Park Traveler’s Guide. In addition to being a pharmacist, she’s a blogger at https://www.themeparkhipster.com/ and a podcast host on the Theme Park Hipster show. Be sure to follow Nikky on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/themeparkhipster/?hl=en  Also check out her YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC11ASsn3Vz9dn45OD17rgQg  Listen to her podcast here: http://www.themeparkhipster.com/podcast/  Here’s the episode where I was a guest: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/themeparkhipster-show/id1342071147?mt=2&i=1000429518091  The POC owned small business mentioned in this episode is Nova’s Knits. It is a custom shop that sells quilts, handbags, backpacks, and toiletry bags. Everything is handmade by the owner, Chanova Mabry. Checkout her stuff at https://www.etsy.com/shop/novasknits/  Follow her on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/chanovaalcala/?hl=en  Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com/ connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/?hl=en  and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share 
41:56
May 8, 2019
Cinco de Miko (Bonus Episode!)
It's my baby girl's birthday so I decided to release this bonus episode of some "practice" interviews we've done together. We talk about her experience at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique in Magic Kingdom and running for Beignets at the Beignet Dash at the Port Orleans Resort. Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
34:38
May 5, 2019
The Dapper Disnurse
In this episode I talk to Anna, a fellow nurse and an avid Dapper Disneybounder. We discuss her experience as a Disnurse, her time spent as a Florida local and Dapper fashion. Be sure to follow Anna on Instagram at https://instagram.com/annalapooh?igshid=12xgw8whawl3h Follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/annalapooh/ Also check out her YouTube channel here: https://m.youtube.com/annalapooh?uid=fQVhsf_9_xBF8rJiq7WwtA The POC Small business mentioned in this episode is Besame Cosmetics. Checkout their stuff at https://besamecosmetics.com Follow them on instagram at https://instagram.com/besamecosmetics?igshid=a3lounhnhnhj Interested in learning more about Dapper Day? Check out their website at http://dapperday.com Also check them out on Instagram at https://instagram.com/dapperday?igshid=dt770spsesug Don’t forget to check out my website at http://afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
58:58
May 1, 2019
Main Street Press
In this episode I talk to Britt and Leo, the owners of Main Street Press, a Disney-inspired apparel company and print shop located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They discuss how they got started and what they’ve learned long the way. Be sure to follow Britt on Instagram at https://instagram.com/brittalecia?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=fvqla11ig5yq Also check out her blog here: http://www.brittalecia.com/ The POC Small business mentioned in this episode is Main Street Press! Checkout their stuff at https://www.themainstreetpress.com Follow them on instagram at https://instagram.com/mainstreetpress?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1azjeyc7hu7rg Visit their shop at: 1041 NE 44th ST Oakland Park, FL 33334 Meet ups going on this weekend: Black Girl Disney: Sunday, April 28th at 2PM at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. For more info visit: https://instagram.com/blackgirldisney?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=qdiftj99zcit Dapper Day Weekend Diversity Meet UPS: Friday: Courtyard near the Boathouse restaurant in Disney Springs at 8pm. Saturday: Courtyard by the Jungle Cruise ride in magic kingdom at 1pm. Sunday: Africa outpost in Epcot at 3pm. For more info visit: https://instagram.com/bibbidibobbidi_broke?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=sqekauml4xno Don’t forget to check out my website at www.afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
1:10:07
April 24, 2019
Just to get a Rep
In this episode I talk to another Disney bestie of mine, Ashley. She explains what being a brand rep for Disney inspired small businesses is all about and how she got started. Be sure to follow her on Instagram at https://instagram.com/the.pixie.gypsy?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1anu0opskus0k Also check out her blog here: https://apatton012.wixsite.com/thepixiegypsy/blog/ She has a blog post all about being a brand rep here: https://apatton012.wixsite.com/thepixiegypsy/blog/repping-magic-around-disney POC Small business mentioned in this episode: https://www.secondstartradingco.com/ Don’t forget to check out my website at www.afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
45:02
April 17, 2019
Black Girl Disney
I have a chat with Dominique, co-creator of @blackgirldisney which is an Instagram account that is dedicated to sharing the Disney magic that is throughout the black community. We talk about representation and what we can do to improve it. She’s hosting a meet up on April 28th at 2PM at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Be sure to check out the @blackgirldisney instagram page for more info as well as her personal page @dominiquebrown for all things curly. Black girl Disney: https://instagram.com/blackgirldisney?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1lxosfi5nmifx Dominique’s page: https://instagram.com/dominiquebrown?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=b78vegulj9tq Here’s the link to the refinery 29 piece mentioned in the interview: https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/style-out-there-disneyland-disneybounding-fashion-video Disney fans of color seen in the Refinery 29 piece: Yvette: https://instagram.com/disneylandmermaid?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=uq80aeiallko Tiffany: https://instagram.com/followtheyellowbrickgirl?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1n2qvat8seq0j Erika: https://instagram.com/erikaenchanted?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=1p68nqym2zgiv POC Small business mentioned in this episode: https://www.themarathonclothing.com/ 3420 W Slauson Ave Unit F Los Angeles, CA 90043 United States Don’t forget to check out my website at www.afrosandpixiedust.com connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056736607756474/?ref=share
53:21
April 10, 2019
Broke and Bougie
In my very first episode I interview my Disney bestie Adriana on how to save money at Disney World. Check out her Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/bibbidibobbidi_broke/ Also be sure to check out the minority owned business of the week: www.messinabottle.com Don’t forget to check out my website at www.afrosandpixiedust.com , connect with me on IG at https://www.instagram.com/frosinfantasyland/ and https://www.instagram.com/afrosandpixiedust/ and hang out with me and other Disblerds in the Afros and Pixie Dust Facebook group!
44:44
April 3, 2019
Welcome to Afros and Pixie Dust!
This unofficial first episode gives a brief explanation of what this podcast is all about. Don’t forget to subscribe to get notified of future episodes and visit the blog at www.afrosandpixiedust.com
02:28
March 14, 2019