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September, 2003

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    Jim Korkis says "Farewell"

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    What the &%$#?! Jim Korkis is leaving JimHillMedia.com? Sad but true, folks. Read all the depressing details here....
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    The Other Walt Disney Space Story

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    Jim Korkis contributes yet another great column to JHM. This time around, Korkis reveals some seldom-told tales about Disney's trip to the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. Where (shades of "Mission: Space") Walt actually got to pilot his very own simulator....
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    The Ub Iwerks Story -- Part II

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    Jim Korkis concludes his two part story about Ub Iwerks, the secret genius of Walt Disney Studios....
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    The Ub Iwerks Story

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    It's another special weekend treat for JHM readers as Jim Korkis starts up a new two part story about Ub Iwerks, one of the more intriguing -- and least understood -- figures in Disney Company history....
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    Great Grandmother of Jim Korkis' "Animation Anecdotes"

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    Jim Korkis returns with even more intriguing tales from Toontown. This time around he reveals how Bullwinkle inspired Tom Clancy, how Daffy Duck helped an epileptic and why there wasn't enough room for both Orson Welles and Walt Disney at Disney Studios. (Insert your own fat joke here.)...
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    Carl Fallberg and the Lost Disney Book

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    Instead of posting the usual Jim Hill Thursday book review, Jim invited Jim Korkis to fill in JHM readers on a long-promised Disney studio history book that (sadly) won't be turning up at a bookstore near you anytime soon....
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    Remembering Leon Janzen

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    Jim Korkis contributes a fond remembrance of the late Leon Janzen, the co-founder of "The 'E' Ticket" magazine ... ...
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    The Uncensored Mouse

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    Jim concludes his "Uncensored Mouse" story by publishing the intros that he wrote to those issues that Disney's lawyers refused to allow Malibu Graphics to publish. There's lots of really interesting Disney history to be found here....
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    The Uncensored Mouse

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    Jim Korkis returns with yet another multi-part story about comic books. This time around, it's a tale about the Malibu Graphics group, a company that wanted to reprint classic Mickey Mouse comic strips from the 1930s. It's just too bad that Disney's lawyers had other ideas....
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    Bob Hope and the World of Disney

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    Today, JimHillMedia.com pays tribute to two giants of the entertainment industry. First up, it's Jim Korkis with a very informative piece about Bob Hope's various connections to the vast Disney empire ......
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