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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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    Setting Sail with Walt

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    From Steamboat Willie right up to the Disney Wonder. Jim Korkis returns with a wonderful new column about the enormous role that ships and the sea have played in Disney Company history. ...
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    Flying High with Walt

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    JimHillMedia.com takes flight today ... as Jim Korkis returns with a great new column about the Walt Disney Company's corporate planes ......
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    The Man Behind the Mouse

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    Jim Korkis returns with the tale of Paul Castle, the very small man who filled some very big shoes. Mickey Mouse's, to be exact....
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    Second Cousin of Jim Korkis' "Animation Anecdotes"

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    Our six-day-long Jim Korkis marathon concludes with the return of his popular "Animation Anecdotes" column. This time around, Jim spills some secrets about what Marlene Dietrich really thought of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," why Dickie Jones almost drowned while doing voice work on "Pinocchio" and where animator Andreas Deja found his inspiration for Gaston in "Beauty and the Beast."...
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    Dirty Disney and Jessica Rabbit Tales

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    Our Jim Korkis festival continues with an article about unauthorized uses of Disney's cartoon characters, particularly Roger Rabbit's lovely -- and ever-lovin' -- wife, the curvaceous Jessica Rabbit....
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    Walt Disney and the Communist Threat

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    If you're a Disney history buff, you've probably seen this story referred to -- albeit briefly -- in various authorized Walt Disney biographies. But Jim Korkis now delivers a full-blown account of the events leading up to Walt's controversial October 1497 appearance in front of the House Committee on Un-American Activities....
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    Where in the World is Walt?

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    Looking for something special to do the next time you're visiting Walt Disney World? Then take along this challenging quiz crafted by JHM's own kwazy quizmaster, Jim Korkis....
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    Sherlock Holmes Lives!

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    Following up on his "Hound of the Baskerville" story, Jim Korkis offers up another column about Sherlock Holmes, the greatest detective in literary history and his more more artistic representations....
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    The True Story behind "The Hound of the Baskervilles"

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    No, this isn't a story about "The Great Mouse Detective." Jim Korkis returns with a great new column about what many consider to be the very best of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel-length Sherlock Holmes adventures....
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    The History of Comic Books: Part I ... In the Beginning

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    As a special weekend treat for JimHillMedia.com readers, Jim Korkis cooks up a history of the American comic book industry. In part one, Jim takes us back to the early, early days. When it was "The Yellow Kid" and "Mutt & Jeff" that tickled the American funny bone....
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    Booping with Betty -- Part III

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    With this installment, Jim Korkis concludes his three part series about the real first lady of animation. This time around, Jim talks about a number of modern era Betty Boop projects that never quite made it off the drawing board....
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    Booping with Betty -- Part II

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    Jim Korkis continues his series on the first lady of animation, Betty Boop. In this installment, Korkis recalls Betty's heyday in the mid-1930s ... as well as her unlikely career revival in the late 1960s....
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    Booping with Betty -- Part I

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    Jim Korkis returns with a new three part series on the true first lady of animation, Betty Boop. In this first part, Korkis introduces us to the animated star who gained notoriety -- and popularity -- because of her connection with sex....
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    The Early Multimedia World of Oz

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    Are you a friend of Dorothy's? Well, even if you're not, you're sure to enjoy this column of Jim Korkis', which details the many different forms that L. Frank Baum's fabulous fantasy has taken over the years....
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    The Story Behind the Toonville Murders: Part Two

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    Join Jim Korkis now for the exciting conclusion of yesterday's intriguing tale. Here's one Hollywood-related story that really shouldn't have ended up on the cutting room floor....
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