Treasure Map, #342 of 3,500, from Walt Disney Internet Group. Originally uploaded by joeyGibson. Flickr user Joey Gibson just got a cool piece of loot from the Walt Disney Internet Group as part of their Pirates Of The Caribbean Online MMO.
The shockwaves from Pixar Animator and Story man Joe Ranft’s death continue to spread across the internet and the world. Searches on his name now rank number 3 on technorati and reflections on how Ranft’s work and life continue to be posted. Ranft’s death is immensely sad news for the creators and fans of animation… Read More »Joe Ranft: the legacy…
Wanna be on TV? The ABC Network is currently casting for many of their reality based shows. A couple of the new ones sound interesting: Miracle Workers is a new primetime series for ABC. Each week the show will focus on patients with serious medical conditions. An elite team of medical professionals will utilize cutting… Read More »Wanna be on TV?
The master plan is brilliant: Get folks to the parks. Then make sure they don’t forget about the parks when they return home. Along the way, a young generation will start thinking that Disney is cool again, and that’s crucial, since rival film studios are wresting the animation crown from Disney. At The Moteley Fool… Read More »A Fool in the Virtual Magic Kingdom
I’ve met Peter Schneider, former chair of the Walt Disney Studios, a couple times, all in his capacity as head of Walt Disney Feature Animation. He was nice to me even though I was just a fan. His career wasn’t painted so brightly in Disney War, so I’m happy that he’s landed on his feet.… Read More »Sister Act on Broadway
The recent tragic death of a 4-year old after riding Walt Disney World’s Mission: Space attraction at Epcot has highlighted the lack of oversight by local, state, or federal agencies for the Florida tourists destination. Now California’s Disneyland theme park, which operates under some of the strictest state oversight in the nation, has just been… Read More »Judges Rule for higher safety standards in California
There’s a new blog I’ve been reading that provides supercalifragilistic insight into the world of a walk-around Disney character at Disney World. She calls herself Lauren and here’s an example of what happened one day when she played the part of Mary Poppins. I was Mary Poppins this morning at the Grand Floridian Resort breakfast… Read More »My Life as Mary Poppins…
Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom is a free MMORG for the Disney fan set. It’s in beta right now, and quite impressive visually (in other words, you need some good broadband to play around here). Unfortunately I haven’t had much time to explore or play VMK. But Zlatan has and here’s his very nice review. Btw,… Read More »Review: Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom