The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a group of documents related to its investigation of the fatal July 2009 monorail accident. I’ve opened a “group source” wiki to try and make sense of it all, establish a timeline, and identify any errors or… Read More »NTSB unloads documents related to Fatal July 2009 Monorail Accident
Today is Blog For Relief Day. My suggested charity is Convoy for Hope, as I blogged earlier. Once you’ve made your donation please visit the Blog for Relief Day tracking site and log your donation to show the power of fundraising through the Web2.0. Then visit the Katrina Help Wiki to see what else you… Read More »Blog for Relief Day – Sept 1
Don’t know how I missed this one but somehow the latest Wallace & Gromit film has completely avoided my radar screen. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (wikipedia) is due into theatres this October. It’s the latest in stop motion animation features from the excellent Aardman Studios. I have yet to be disappointed… Read More »New Wallace & Gromit Film (Oct 05)
Andreas Deja (IMDB, Wikipedia) represents the cream of the crop as far as animators are concerned. He is Disney’s nine old men (wikipedia) all rolled into one for our generation. He joined Walt Disney Feature Animation at the right time to allow him to become one of our greatest links to the wisdom of the… Read More »Interview with Star Disney Animator, Andreas Deja
From PBS’ History Dectectives comes the story of a mouse toy named Micky patented in 1926. But wait you say, isn’t that two years before Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney’s beloved icon was first unleashed in Steamboat Willie? Why yes it was. Read the full transcript of the show (in PDF) then click below for more…
Just surfing around the Wikipedia and found a few interesting Disney themed entries; Walt Disney World College Program – This is as good an entry on the WDWCP as I’ve read anywhere. If you’re in college and think you’d like to intern with the mouse this is a good place to start. DisneySpeak – A… Read More »Take it Easy Sunday
I’m a big fan of ABC’s ‘reality show’ Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. This week they finished a project in Kansas City and the local newspaper has been keeping track of the shows progress. Sounds like another tearjerker of a show. Perfect. Ty’s website. Ty Fan Site.
The movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray, a cute little film that was very under rated in its initial release, has seeped its way into popular culture so much that the term Groundhog Day now means having to repeat the same thing over and over… Read More »Groundhog Day, The Musical