Not only does Disney’s Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers have a catchy earworm of a title song, it has characters that you enjoyed watching. Someone at Disney got creative and decided to remake the title sequence but using real chipmunks, and a variety of props,… Read More »Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers with Real Chipmunks
It’s the holiday season and the time to whip out those good old Disney holiday animated shorts. While there are many great shorts like 1932’s “Mickey’s Good Deed” and its iconic depression-era tale of selfless giving, perhaps none are as festive and fun as the classic Chip ‘n’ Dale films. I personally have three favorites… Read More »Classic Chip ‘n’ Dale Holiday Shorts
Habitat is one of the first good “Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games” (MMORPGs). Be warned though they’re more addictive than crack. Chip Morningstar, co-creator of Habitat, posts a personal history of The Birth of Habitat (with Many Digressions on the Early History of Lucasfilm Games and All That). One of those digressions includes an… Read More »Personal History of Silicon Valley’s Entertainment Mecca
In light of the recent trial of Tigger for child molestation, The Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino has a funny look at “How to Avoid a ‘touching’ moment at Walt Disney World.” 12. When looking at Chip, be thinking about Dale: they work as a team. I can vouch for the accuracy of this… Read More »Avoiding Unwanted Character Attention.
Just when I was about to delete his site off my bookmarks for inactivity, Michael Barrier returns with an excellent essay on Disneyland Paris. Barrier is always insightful: Walt Disney’s original Disneyland, when it opened almost fifty years ago, was itself reminiscent of a department… Read More »Just when you thought it was safe…