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The Morning Report – Tuesday Timewarp

I just finished watching Monday Night Football on ESPN and I had to wonder, what happens when the games are crap. This Forbes column answers that question. The Disney Blog author Mark Storer has an article in the Ventura County Star about a back yard… Read More »The Morning Report – Tuesday Timewarp

Morning Report – Thursday Thoughts

A few odds and ends to post this morning: A mystery is slowly resolving over on Kevin Kidney’s blog today. A report from the island nation of Tobago has identified the original tree from the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse film. Plus there are a few… Read More »Morning Report – Thursday Thoughts

Stand By for ‘Exciting Plans’ from Disney Parks today

D23’s Destination D event begins tomorrow, but Disney Parks is kicking things off a bit early with an unveiling of some exciting plans at an event in New York City. Apparently, it’s some pretty big news. I really have no idea what it is, although… Read More »Stand By for ‘Exciting Plans’ from Disney Parks today

David Westin resigns from ABC News President

As the NY Times reported that David Westin was resigning from his role as President of ABC News, a pair of emails were released from Westin and Anne Sweeney, President of Disney/ABC TV confirming the departure. The first is from Westin: Dear Colleague, A month… Read More »David Westin resigns from ABC News President

Disney teaching English in China

I linked to a Reuters story on the practice last month, but now the Economist has come out with their own story on Disney’s latest move in China. The English-language schools run by Disney are seen by the families that enroll their children as a… Read More »Disney teaching English in China

Morning Report – Wednesday Wackadoo

Time to close some open tabs: Floyd Norman, venerable Disney animator has been regularly updating his blog again. Lots of great historical information there. For instance, did you know there was a studio jazz band even before Firehouse Five plus 2? Yep, the Huggajeddy 8.… Read More »Morning Report – Wednesday Wackadoo

The Morning Report – TGIF Edition

What a crazy week. I hope you’re getting ready for a big Disney weekend. In the meantime, it’s time to close some stories I’ve been meaning to get to: Disneyland.com has been upgraded and now resembles it’s eastern cousin more closely. TV Kirby’s weekly list… Read More »The Morning Report – TGIF Edition