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  • Disney has a Times Square Problem
    Disney has a Times Square Problem

    When you think of Disney in Times Square, NYC. the company wants you to think of this and this and this But what a large portion of the 1.4 million tourists that pass through Times Square see every week is this and this It’s not a good situation. A half-decade…

  • Will Disney’s Copyright on Mickey Mouse Ever Expire?
    Will Disney’s Copyright on Mickey Mouse Ever Expire?

    Fifteen years ago Congress passed a 20 year extension of copyright in the USA. The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act was also known as the Mickey Mouse Copyright Extension as The Walt Disney Company’s desire to keep Mickey Mouse protected by copyright was a significant driving force behind the legislation….

  • Oil Company renames itself Pixar
    Oil Company renames itself Pixar

    After reading a strange press release found by Big Screen Animation blog, I had to double-check the calendar to make sure it wasn’t already April Fools day. A Canadian oil company has renamed itself after Pixar Animation Studios, perhaps in hopes of capitalizing on the success and goodwill of the…

  • Twitter takes Disney handle away from user
    Twitter takes Disney handle away from user

    Cheri Thomas was an early adopter of Twitter. She’s also a fan of the Walt Disney Company, so when she saw that the @Disney handle was available, she took it, and thousands of Disney fans, myself included, have been jealous ever since. A few days ago Cheri found out that…

  • Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!
    Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

    You go Mickey. When I’m your age, I want to look as young as you do today. These last 80 years have been quite transformative for you. You’ve gone from a sweet and unpretentious little rascal to a modern day role model for the young. The next 80 are sure…

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