Category Archives: Uncle Walt

Effort to Preserve Walt Disney’s Kansas City Studios

The Kansas City Star, the very paper Walt Disney once delivered papers for on his father’s route, has written a nice piece on the efforts of preservationists to save the original location of Walt’s Laugh-o-Grams Studios and the location where … Continue reading

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Robert Sherman – A Son’s Tribute

The Disney Insider has posted a very touching tribute to recently deceased Disney songsmith Robert Sherman, or as the author called him — Dad. We all know there’s something special about “it’s a small world”, but I have new appreciation … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Remembered

There’s no doubt Walt Disney is an American Icon. What he was able to achieve in his 66 years on the planet shaped the American psyche in ways that we’re still just beginning to understand (see virtual reality for instance). … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Walt!

Walt Disney would have been 110 years old today. The man was a lot more complicated than the ‘Uncle Walt’ character he created for public consumption. Here are a few books I recommend if you’re looking to gain more insight … Continue reading

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Marceline – Walt’s Home Town Documentary

Andy and Sara Neitzert have produced what looks to be a charming documentary film chronicling the history and life of Walt Disney’s “hometown” Marceline. They’ve just released a trailer and I love how it focuses on the people, not just … Continue reading

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