I think we might already have a contender for the best Christmas commercial of 2015. The “Battle for Christmas Morning” commercial from Duracell features two kids living out their Star Wars dreams as they take on Stormtroopers, Tie Fighters, and the rest of the dark… Read More »New Duracell Star Wars Christmas commercial hits me right in the feels
Walt Disney died this day in 1966 from Lung Cancer. Many of his dreams changed the world and others, like EPCOT Center, still could. After the tragedy of yesterday, Walt’s belief that children have the power to remind us what is really important and to… Read More »On the Anniversary of Walt Disney’s Death
The Walt Disney Company has announced the creation of the Disney Memorial Pausch Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University in recognition of the passion and energy Dr. Randy Pausch brought to his work at both Carnegie Mellon and Walt Disney Imagineering. Pausch is best known for his life-affirming “Last Lecture,” which he delivered to his students and colleagues a few weeks after learning he had just months to live. Intended as a roadmap for his three young children, the lecture included his insights on finding the good in other people, working hard to overcome obstacles and living generously.
“Randy Pausch lived his life inspiring his students, colleagues and co-workers. Now, the vitality and energy he brought to his classroom lives on and serves as an inspiration to millions of people he never had the chance to meet,” said Disney President and CEO Bob Iger. “We are proud to honor Randy’s passion by supporting the innovators and dreamers of tomorrow with these fellowships.”