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Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania

TSMM – Joe Ranft Tribute Originally uploaded by indigoskye I had been through the Disney’s Hollywood Studios version of the Toy Story Midway Mania! Fastpass queue at least a dozen times before I noticed this wonderful detail. Just before you enter the main queue room,… Read More »Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania

Fats Domino missing after Katrina

The AP is reporting that Fats Domino is missing after not evacuating ahead of Hurricane Katrina. Not that this has a huge impact on the effects of the devastation, but it’s still very sad if it is true. Update: Fats Domino has been found alive. [Technorati Tags: hurricane, katrina, hurricanekatrina, lost, fatsdomino, refugee, evacuee, flood]

Blog for Relief Day – Sept 1

Today is Blog For Relief Day. My suggested charity is Convoy for Hope, as I blogged earlier. Once you’ve made your donation please visit the Blog for Relief Day tracking site and log your donation to show the power of fundraising through the Web2.0. Then visit the Katrina Help Wiki to see what else you… Read More »Blog for Relief Day – Sept 1

Hong Kong Disneyland Merchandise

Hong Kong Disneyland officially opens September 12th. But via the magic of the internet here’s a quick pointer to some great merchandise from the park. has managed to secure availability of some souveniers and pins that are exclusive to the new theme park. I’m thinking of getting this Stitch Mug myself. Update: I forgot… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Merchandise

Adventureland: Hong Kong

Adventureland is the biggest land at Hong Kong Disneyland. It sort of sucks up what would be both Adventureland and Frontierland in any other Magic Kingdom style Disney theme park. has 16 pages of amazing photos from the Hong Kong Park. That completes all the lands of the new park. You can see all… Read More »Adventureland: Hong Kong

Disney Afternoon Soundtrack bling

I wasted many a study session watching the Disney Afternoon back at the college dorm. That was a really great time for Disney television, certainly the greatest since the prime of the Mickey Mouse club and the Disneyland show. I’m not alone apparently, here Steve downloads a copy off alt.binaries.* and reminisces. Of course, if… Read More »Disney Afternoon Soundtrack bling

Ranft: Story Man 1960-2005

In addition to the tributes I’ve already linked to here and here, people continue to mourn the loss of Joe Ranft. I’ll continue to list as many of these tributes here: First, CartoonBrew highlights exactly why Ranft was riding in a car along the coast that day. He was heading toward a retreat to help… Read More »Ranft: Story Man 1960-2005

New Wallace & Gromit Film (Oct 05)

Don’t know how I missed this one but somehow the latest Wallace & Gromit film has completely avoided my radar screen. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (wikipedia) is due into theatres this October. It’s the latest in stop motion animation features from the excellent Aardman Studios. I have yet to be disappointed… Read More »New Wallace & Gromit Film (Oct 05)