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Crowd Funding the Dispatch from Disneyland Book – That’s What Friends Are For

When I initially thought about crowd funding my “Dispatch from Disneyland: The Fireworks Spot and Other Tales” book on Kickstarter.com, I was nervous about how long it would take to reach the goal. So I set my expectations low with … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Disneyland: my exciting new project

For the last couple weeks, I’ve been hinting of an exciting new project. I’ve been working behind the scenes to get everything show ready and now I’m ready to draw back the curtain. “Dispatch from Disneyland: The Fireworks Spot and … Continue reading

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The CalArts Story

Patricia Zohn, author of the recent Vanity Fair profile of Disney’s Ink & Paint women, has dug up another gem. This video produced by the Walt Disney Studios to promote CalArts has rarely been seen. CalArts, of course, was given … Continue reading

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Ben Franklin at Walt Disney World

It’s tax day and Foxxfur is regaling us with stories of one of Founding Fathers and his place at Walt Disney World. Well make that places. And make that a portrait of Ben Franklin which it is believed was painted … Continue reading

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Werther’s Candy Ad filmed at EPCOT

As a kid, one of the joys of visiting my grandparents was knowing I would be offered a Werther’s butterscotch candy from the bowl beside my grandfather’s favorite chair. I’ve never lost that love of Werther’s and fully intend to … Continue reading

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