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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

Decision in Ovitz case expected tomorrow

A verdict in the shareholder lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company, its board of directors, and Michael Ovitz (ex-uber agent and ignored visionairy) is expected tomorrow. In an earlier post it was hypothisized that the shareholders would lose due to Delaware’s lax laws of corporate governence. According to a story at CBS Marketwatch: Law professors… Read More »Decision in Ovitz case expected tomorrow

Mouse says, “CGI Animators Wanted”

After reports from SIGGRAPH 2005 Jim Hill ponders over the relationship between Disney and Pixar; their booths being set up so close in distance, but in direct competition with each other too. Also noted was the full court press Disney has on for hiring talented CGI Animators (possibly even stealing some away from Pixar). If… Read More »Mouse says, “CGI Animators Wanted”

Bats Day – August 27th at Disneyland

Bats Day is an annual event that draws like minded folk (visit the website you’ll see what I mean) from around the world to share in some particularly dark and gothic aspects of Disneyland. This year it’s grown so big it’s actually a weekend (August 27th and 28th). They’ve also expanded their ‘black market‘ show… Read More »Bats Day – August 27th at Disneyland

Joss Whedon Spills the beans on Toy Story

Joss Whedon (imdb), creator of the very successful Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel TV series, got his start as part of the Walt Disney Feature Animation stable. He wanted to write the next big animated musical for the mouse, but instead, he was asked to script doctor Toy Story, the first film in the… Read More »Joss Whedon Spills the beans on Toy Story

More Disneyland Paper Models

If you haven’t visited The Disney Experience‘s celebration of Disneyland’s 50th birthday, then you’re missing out on some of the best stuff on the internet today. Take, for instance, the wealth of fun projects to do on the Ludwig Van Drake Laboratories. There are numerous paper models (A Disneyland Marquee, Sleeping Beauty Castle, a TRON… Read More »More Disneyland Paper Models

Two new DVDs at the LaughingPlace Store

The LaughingPlace Store has just added two new fan created DVDs to their stock. Not sure how long one of them will be available however. The first is the excellent Adventure Through Inner Space Virtual Ride-Through DVD, a CGI Recreation of the original attraction. I give this DVD high marks and it’s a must have… Read More »Two new DVDs at the LaughingPlace Store

Everybody Needs 2 Draw Mickey Once

Everybody Needs 2 Draw Mickey Once is a repository of Mickey Mouse’s varied and many personalities as drawn by his fans (and some of his anti-fans too!). Although some of the pictures are a little adventuresome, see Sickey, I recommend you go check it out, then submit your Mickey Mouse drawing to the collection. One… Read More »Everybody Needs 2 Draw Mickey Once