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The non-Disney Stores

The Children’s Place is one step closer to buying the once proud and vibrant chain of Disney Stores. The Disney Stores used to be known for providing a little bit of the Disney Magic via a cadre of highly trained employees (er Cast Members), a cache of unique Disney merchandise, and access to collectibe art and merchandise without having to visit one of the theme parks. Paul Pressler, who failed so miserably as President of Disneyland, led the charge of the Disney stores from 75 outlets to over 600. When he left to take the Disneyland position The Disney Stores seemed destined to be a strong part of The Walt Disney Company for the long term future.

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An Animation Rennaissance

Ever since The Lion King broke box office records and won a plethora of awards, pundits have predicted the rebirth of America’s love with animation. Indeed where we had 1 major studio with an animation department (well 1.5 if you include Don Bluth Animation) we… Read More »An Animation Rennaissance

Bye Bye Subs

One of the things that fascinates me about Disneyland and Disney World is what goes on in the life of a Cast Member. Lucky for me and you they think their lives are fascinating too and post about them on the web. Here’s a site… Read More »Bye Bye Subs