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Roy vows to continue the fight

Roy E Disney and vow to continue the fight to oust Eisner even after Michael announces his eventual resignation. “We will definitely continue in our battle,” Disney said in a telephone interview from Sardinia, Italy, where he is competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup with his boat, Pyewacket. “We already have devised the… Read More »Roy vows to continue the fight

Frank Thomas Tribute

Rhett Wickham,’s animation and animation actor expert, has written a very moving and informative piece on the life and legacy of Frank Thomas. Please take a few minutes and read this. It’s a shame the his passing has gotten a little lost in the other news of the week, Thomas deserves much more.

Eisner’s Resignation Letter

CBS Marketwatch has the contents of Michael’s two-year notice letter. (And I thought I gave plenty of notice with my 1 month warning shots.) In his 20 years as CEO and sometimes Chair of the Walt Disney Company, Eisner helped guide the mouse house to record profits and through amazing downturns. The first 10 years… Read More »Eisner’s Resignation Letter

Children’s Place buys The Disney Stores

Update: Correction. These rumors are just regarding the letter of intent. No final contract has been signed. My bad Word is leaking out the the sale has gone through, or will shortly. Thus marks the end of a long chapter in the Walt Disney Company that was at one time both it’s biggest success and… Read More »Children’s Place buys The Disney Stores

Miramax Twins

More details continue to leak out from the Miramax vs. Disney negotiations. I know Harvey has made himself unpopular in some circles, but Miramax continues to release profitable movies, and has a knack for finding the international gems (see Jet Li’s ‘Hero’ on top of the box office for two weeks now) that translate into… Read More »Miramax Twins

Latest from Disney World Management

Saturday, September 4, 2004 – 6:00 p.m. Based on information from the National Weather Service and consultation with emergency preparedness officials, Walt Disney World theme parks will be closed on Sunday, September 5. We anticipate returning to a normal operating schedule on Monday, September 6. Additional schedule announcements will be made as updated information becomes… Read More »Latest from Disney World Management

Hurricane Frances Blogging

If you’re interested in the nitty gritty of the Hurricane generated weather, then the WeatherBug Blog is for you. Their storm chaser blog has a post on Disney’s readiness for Hurricane Frances. The safety shelter for Disney employees is their Casting Center where employees go for wardrobe and where employee communications is housed. This structure… Read More »Hurricane Frances Blogging

Latest from Disney World re:closings

Walt Disney World theme and water parks will operate on an abbreviated schedule on Friday and officials announced they expect to be closed on Saturday. The resort stopped taking reservations earlier today. On Friday, Magic Kingdom will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Epcot from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., MGM Studios from… Read More »Latest from Disney World re:closings