We almost missed it, and that would have been embarrassing. Today in 1928 Mickey Mouse was created born, and we have all been celebrating ever since! That’s 85 years if you’re still doing the math. Happy birthday, Mickey Mouse! We’ll see you real soon … at 100.
The linchpin of Walt Disney’s creative genius was that even when faced with the sort of loss that would devastate most people, he never gave up. Walt’s biggest creative loss was when Charles Mintz stole away the rights to Oswald The Lucky Rabbit (and most of Walt’s animators). The creative…