Category Archives: Mickey Mouse

Come Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s Birthday at the Walt Disney Family Museum

Few animated characters have been as influential or as long lived as Mickey Mouse. If you’re going to be in the Bay Area on November 18, you’re encouraged to make an appointment to visit The Walt Disney Family Museum and … Continue reading

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Does Mickey really need a makeover?

An article in the Boston Globe states that Mickey Mouse has gotten a little stale, boring even. The mischievous sorcerer’s apprentice of “Fantasia’’ has become an empty vessel, devoid of any of the sharp edges that might define his character. … Continue reading

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“UP” Gets Two Thumbs, um, Up! Also, Disney Landmarks!

It’s no secret that UP is doing well, and it should, it’s awesome.  Yes, that about sums it up: AWESOME. My wife and I took the boys (ages 3 and 5, respectively) to an advanced screening at the beautiful El … Continue reading

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Cute Disney Emoticons

Via designer and illustrator @JoeyEllis comes a set of ‘cute’ Disney themed twitter emoticons. Click to see the whole set. Previously we saw Joey’s amazing 1933 Mickey Mouse themed mural for his son’s bedroom.

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Wayne Allwine, tributes pour in

After learning about the very sad news of Wayne Allwine’s passing via twitter (via@aprilwinchell who does some voice work for Disney as Clarabelle Cow), I wrote my tribute last night. Of course, there is so much more to Wayne than … Continue reading

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