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Is The Princess and the Frog Disney’s next Franchise?

Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger takes the 1980s idea of synergy that was perfected by the early Eisner and Wells administration to the next level with his concept of the Franchise. I’m not talking Kevin Garnett for you NBA … Continue reading

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Does Mickey really need a makeover?

An article in the Boston Globe states that Mickey Mouse has gotten a little stale, boring even. The mischievous sorcerer’s apprentice of “Fantasia’’ has become an empty vessel, devoid of any of the sharp edges that might define his character. … Continue reading

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Photos from Construction of Disney’s Hawaii Resort

If you’ve been looking for the next big thing to be built by the Walt Disney Company, you’ll want to point your satellite to the middle of the Pacific Ocean. There on the island of Oahu in the resort area … Continue reading

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State of the Disney Blogosphere

This is the 5000th post here on The Disney Blog. That’s 18 posts a week or more than two posts a day since I launched the blog in June 2004. A fairly respectable average, if I do say so. According … Continue reading

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Disney to honor 2009 Disney Legends at D23 Event

A new cast of talented contributors to the Disney legend will themselves become Disney Legends in a special presentation at the D23 Expo on Thursday Sept. 10th. Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams, the actresses of The Golden Girls, the voices of … Continue reading

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