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An Interactive Tour of Walt’s Apartment at Disneyland

If there’s a benefit to being the local newspaper for Disneyland, it’s that you get to report on a ton of cool stuff and get access that other reporters wouldn’t. Well, the OC Register has done it again with this Interactive Tour of Walt Disney’s Apartment at Disneyland. (Registration may be required, but it’s worth… Read More »An Interactive Tour of Walt’s Apartment at Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland… or is that whiner land?

Hong Kong Disneyland has been in the news as much for the ticky tacky things that plague a new themepark as it has for the fact that it’s the first Disney theme park in China, which is the real story here. They’ve had problems with pollution, unexploded WWII shells, roving packs of dogs, shark fin… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland… or is that whiner land?

SIGGRAPH backwash

Contrary to earlier media speculation that the Disney Company would use this session to announce their return to the pinnacle of leadership in the field of feature animation, Goldberg opened the discussion by saying he and the panel were there to "tell you the real story of Walt Disney Feature Animation—not the story you’ve read… Read More »SIGGRAPH backwash

Kermit turns 50

Kermit Da Frog turns 50 in September. I didn’t realize that Kermit, Jim Henson’s most famous and enduring creation, was born the same year as Disneyland. I wonder how 1955 vintage wines were? Probably pretty good. How’s Kermit going to celebrate his birthday? As for Kermit’s own private birthday bash? He’s unsure what to expect,… Read More »Kermit turns 50

Narnia – December 9th

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (official site) is set for release on December 9th 2005. It’s a Walden Media film, but Disney is distributing, so expect a big push to start any time now. is a great place to start if you’re looking for more information on the film. It’s very… Read More »Narnia – December 9th

Seward Street Blues

If you’re a student of Animation, especially Disney Animation, then you’re missing out if you’re not reading Seward Street right now. He’s on a bit of Milt Kahl kick recently, can’t say I blame him for that, and he’s uploaded a small library of amazing photos and sketches from Disney Animation History on to his… Read More »Seward Street Blues

A Peek at Hong Kong Disneyland has just posted some amazing pictures of the new train station outside Hong Kong Disneyland, the esplanade leading up to the entrance, and some eerily familiar photos of the train station that graces the main entrance to the park. Hmmm. Is that Lee and Lindsay taking the photos. Why do you think they’re at… Read More »A Peek at Hong Kong Disneyland

Ovitz Case: Minutia

If you thought Disney War was light reading, then you’ll be happy to dive into the Conglomerate Blog Forum on the Ovitz/Disney Shareholder case. The general concensus seems to be that corporations and their boards have wide leeway to pretty much do as they like as long as they’re following the rules that they themselves… Read More »Ovitz Case: Minutia