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  • Patty Andrews Passes Away at 94
    Patty Andrews Passes Away at 94

    The last living member of the Andrew Sisters passed away Wednesday at the age of 94. Many might be wondering why this is being posted on a Disney site. Everyone knows the fantastic “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B” and “Rum and Coca Cola”, but the Andrews Sisters did…

  • Harry Morgan, M.A.S.H. actor and Disney movie star has died
    Harry Morgan, M.A.S.H. actor and Disney movie star has died

    Harry Morgan, (aka Henry Morgan) known to most of the world as Colonel Sherman Potter from the TV series M*A*S*H and Officer Bill Gannon on “Dragnet”, died in his home this morning in Los Angeles. He was 96. I loved Morgan’s stint on M.A.S.H. and even the spinoff series AfterMASH,…

  • RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion
    RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion

    Besides Disney my other real fandom is that of racing, particularly open wheel racing. So as I posted early this year, I was very pleased when this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was feted at Walt Disney World with a victory parade. It was with tremendous sadness that I…

  • Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56
    Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56

    Many people will write better tributes to Steve than I can here. They’ll mention how he invented personal computing, built Apple from the ground up, twice, and started a revolution in computer animation by having the vision to see something special in the team at Pixar. I just want to…

  • Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74
    Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74

    You are probably a fan of Kenneth Mars and you don’t even realize it. If you are a fan of Mel Brooks then you knew him has the crazy Nazi playwright in The Producers. He was Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock in the 1979 Disney movie The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides…

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