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  • Disney composer Grayson Wells, 39, has died
    Disney composer Grayson Wells, 39, has died

    Fans of Walt Disney World and the musicians whose talent lends so much to the magic experience of millions of Guests will be sad to hear of the passing of Grayson Dunlap Wells. In addition to composing a piece for the Soarin’ attraction opening at EPCOT, Wells had his own…

  • Amazing Jungle Cruise Birthday Cake
    Amazing Jungle Cruise Birthday Cake

    Skipper Brodie, who runs a Jungle Cruise tribute blog, recently celebrated his birthday with this kick ass Jungle Cruise cake created by his parents. You have to love those classic Harper Goff stylings of the original boats. I wonder what cake I’ll get for my birthday this year.

  • Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania
    Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania

    TSMM – Joe Ranft Tribute Originally uploaded by indigoskye I had been through the Disney’s Hollywood Studios version of the Toy Story Midway Mania! Fastpass queue at least a dozen times before I noticed this wonderful detail. Just before you enter the main queue room, there’s a blue bookend with…

  • Walt Disney Studios honors Ollie Johnston 1912-2008
    Walt Disney Studios honors Ollie Johnston 1912-2008

    The Walt Disney Studios has issued a long tribute to Disney Legend Ollie Johnston’s life in the form of the traditional press obituary. It contains many deserved and heart felt tributes from luminaries in the very field Johnston helped define as well as details of Johnston’s richly lived life. Roy…

  • Promising Pixar Artist Dies at 27
    Promising Pixar Artist Dies at 27

    Sad news coming from Emeryville this week, Justin Wright, a promising artist working in the Story department at Pixar, died this week from a heart attack. Justin was a heart transplant survivor, but by all accounts had the heart of a lion. Just visit Justin’s blog to get a feeling…

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