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Pixar animator Sanjay Patel, has released a wonderful book called Little India that features incredibly cute characterizations of the major Hindu deities. I can see a great ‘it’s a small world’ style attraction based on these character designs. (via)
The Walt Disney World animal care team has been excited as Kendi, a first-time mom, welcomed her new baby daughter, Kayla, to Disney’s Animal Kingdom family. LPwire reports that a baby Rhino has been born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Can’t wait to see Kendi out of the savannah and will post pics as soon as… Read More »Baby Rhino at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Like a sleeping beauty from a Disney animated film comes the cry of ‘we’re not dead yet." The prince’s kiss this time coming from various VPs and department heads at the Mouse House who count on the Disney Magazine for free press for their upcoming releases. Jim Hill Media is on the scene with the… Read More »Not Dead Yet!
Although Disney Magazine made money, it was not considered a "growth" publication by the powers-that-be at Publishing. So, instead of letting it chug along being successful and turning a profit, however small, the potentially damaging and expensive decision to shut it down was reportedly made. SaveDisney.com has posted a letter that claims one more issue… Read More »More on the end of the Disney Magazine
Looking forward to the season finale of Lost, ABC’s smash hit? So am I. Alas our torture/pleasure will be spread out over two nights. EW reports that the three hour episode entitled "The Exodus" (foreshadow much?) will run on May 18th and 25th with the final viewing up against the finale of the Fox hit… Read More »Lost: Season Finale
You don’t see photos like this everyday. sThig went to Walt Disney World looking for the Happiest Place on Earth, instead he found that smiles and happiness were hard to be found. (for extra fun view it as a slideshow.)
Reading this post about the diminishing power of traditional media (via BoingBoing.net ) reminded me of the big news that Jim Hill Media broke yesterday, Disney Magazine has published its last issue (no official announcement on the website yet). Never able to recover after the end of The Magic Kingdom Club and unable to compete… Read More »Long Live the Disney Magazine