Today is the birthday of Buckminster Fuller, creator of the geodesic dome. Why is this important to Disney fans? Well Spaceship Earth is based on Bucky’s concept of the Geodesic Dome. Fuller was an architect, philosopher, and poet. I don’t know if he and Walt… Read More »Happy Birthday Bucky
I worked in Downtown LA for three years in one of the skyscrapers. My floor had an amazing view of the Disney Hall under construction. I watched it grow from the basic parking lot up to a complete skeleton with the first layers of that… Read More »Disney Hall Hits Sour Note
Disney has picked up the rights to the Judy Blume library. I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to the Disney adaption of “Tale’s of a fourth grade nothing.” Here’s the IMDB link to Blume’s previous novels that were made into TV movies.… Read More »Are you there God, It’s me Walt.
French authorities go a little overboard confiscating Peter Pan Plastic Swords from two young Disneyland Paris visitors. Someone is having a little power trip.
More from Cartoon Brew. Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) has shelved its use of hand-drawn animation and laid off many of its artists and people (you know who you are) have been wondering about the future of animation. It was my prediction that myriad smaller… Read More »Animation Genesis
I’ve been wondering where some of these rumor sites get their news. Apparently someone had a listening device or two planted in Eisner’s office. You’d think this would be bigger news. (thanks to CartoonBrew)
It’s been reported in by multiple sources that one of Walt’s great Imagineers has passed on. Sam McKim Disney Artist reknown for his concept artwork on Main Street, the original Disneyland Guest Maps, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and so much more is with us… Read More »Sam McKim 1924-2004