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    Grizzly Peak spotted! Nemo found!

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    Once again trying to defuse a potentially explosive situation, Jim Hill reveals how Al Lutz's claims about "Brother Bear" were actually correct. Sort of....
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    Disney geeks freak because they don't get a peek of the Peak they seek

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    As Disneyana fans begin to grumble about the "Brother Bear" story that Al Lutz reportedly got wrong, Jim Hill asks that everyone please show a little restraint....
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    Twas Brillig and the Flying Clothes ...

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    Jim Hill returns with yet another article about WDW cast member-only films. This time around, Jim got to see a lot more of the title character of Disney's "Alice in Wonderland" film than he ever thought possible. Which wasn't necessarily a good thing....
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    Why For?

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    What do a moose, a caterpillar and a carnotaur all have in common? They're all the subjects of answers to the Disney-related questions you'll find in this week's column....
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    "Legend Weekend" brings "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" to life

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    Looking for something interesting to do this coming weekend? Then why not head on down to Tarrytown, NY and relive some of the memorable moments from Washington Irving's classic tale....
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    "Brother Bear: A Transformation Tale" is the best behind-the-scenes book about how animated films are really made that's been published over the past 25 years

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    How's that for a nice, subtle headline, folks? Seriously, though: H. Clark Wakabayashi's new book is the most in-depth look into how feature length cartoons are actually produced to come down the pike in decades. So be sure and go out to snag a copy ASAP!...
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    Brendan Fraser in "George of the Jungle 2" ?! Fat chance !!

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    Jim Hill's talking about today's "George of the Jungle 2" release ... about the gag that you almost got to see in this Disney sequel. How -- if the film's producers had had their way -- Brendan would have been back for one super-sized cameo....
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    Did Stan, Kyle and Cartman really save "Raiders of the Lost Ark"?

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    Hey, you "Indiana Jones" fans. Before you rush on out to buy that Indy 4-disc DVD set (which goes on sale today), why don't you offer up a little thanks to the guys who supposedly kept Steve Spielberg and George Lucas from digitally altering "Raiders": "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone....
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    Jim Hill tries to clear out the clogs in his e-mail queue by answering LOTS of your Disney related questions all at once. So you'd best get comfortable before you sit back to read Jim's answers to your questions about "Hotel Mel," Universal's "Mummy" attractions, Hill's fateful encounter with Tik Tok, even more info on "Geyser Mountain," why the large-breasted ladies got down-sized in Pixar's "Knick Knack," the 1970s version of "Fantasia II," "Aladdin" in IMAX, someone needs help with their video scrapbook and -- last but not least -- there's a new JHM Disneyland tour in the works. ...
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    No tricks, folks ... "Haunted Mansion" book is a real Halloween treat

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    Jim Hill goes gaga over Jason Surrell's great new book, which goes into great detail about the history of this much beloved Disney theme park attraction....
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    Saying Goodbye to Cynthia

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    We interrupt today's geekiness to allow Jim Hill and Michelle Smith a few paragraphs to say goodbye to outgoing Disneyland Resort president Cynthia Harris....
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    Don't Toy With Me

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    Seeing as we're sharing all sorts of geeky stories here at JimHillMedia.com today, Jim finally admits his deep dark secret: For years now, he's been doggedly pursuing complete sets of McDonalds Happy Meal toys. But only the Disney-related ones....
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    Debunking Big Thunder Rumors

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    Jim Hill and Chuck Oberleitner team up today to bring you the second in our occasional series articles about Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain tragedy -- an article you'll want to read, particularly if you've been hearing some sensational stories about the alleged real cause of this awful accident....
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    Now for Something Completely Different: The JHM Columbus Day Collage

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    As a (hopefully) interesting change of pace, Jim Hill points out some interesting Disney-related things that are going on around the web, including a web site that actually makes fun of JimHillMedia.com. Sounds intriguing, no?...
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    "Magic Quizdom" is NOT your typical Disney trivia book

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    Jim Hill is no fan of Disney trivia books, but he found lots to like about Kevin Yee and Jason Schulz's new Disneyland quiz book, which explores some of the more obscure aspects of that theme park's history....
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    When it comes to Disney, when is "good enough" good enough?

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    Jim Hill gives JHM readers a look at concept art for the original version of Epcot's "Space" pavilion, then wonders: Should Walt Disney Imagineering change its corporate motto from "We Make the Magic" to "We Settle for Less"?...
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    A JimHillMedia.com exclusive: Your first look at "Home on the Range"

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    JimHillMedia scores another exclusive, presenting the first truly in-depth look at Disney Feature Animation's April 2004 release. Which -- based on what lucky reader JC has to say -- sounds like one hell of a funny MOOOOO-vie....
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    Why For?

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    Jim Hill tries to clear out the clogs in his e-mail queue by answering LOTS of your Disney related questions all at once. So you'd best get comfortable before you sit back to read Jim's answers to your questions about "Hotel Mel," Universal's "Mummy" attractions, Hill's fateful encounter with Tik Tok, even more info on "Geyser Mountain," why the large-breasted ladies got down-sized in Pixar's "Knick Knack," the 1970s version of "Fantasia II," "Aladdin" in IMAX, someone needs help with their video scrapbook and -- last but not least -- there's a new JHM Disneyland tour in the works. ...
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    "Designing Disney" reveals secrets of theme park design

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    Do you want to know how WDI creates all of those great rides and shows for the Disney theme parks? Then get yourself a copy of this great new Disney Editions book....
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    You know what really Bugs me? Where are all the "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" ads?

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    In kind of a change of pace for JimHillMedia.com, Jim Hill talks up a new animated feature from Warners. Which -- in spite of some stupid studio interference -- is really shaping up to be one fun flick....
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    "It's a Small World" ... The movie?!

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    Strange as it may seem, Walt Disney Productions -- way back in the mid-1970s -- actually did toy with the idea of turning this much beloved theme park attraction into a major motion picture. Jim Hill now gives you the skinny on this most-unlikely-sounding of projects....
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    And speaking of small things ... Take a look at that thong!?

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    JimHillMedia.com is pleased to introduce two new columnists: Monique Pryor (who's dressed in a tight fitting "Superman" ... um ... outfit) and Jackson "Pop Culture" King (who -- thankfully -- is not)....
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    A JHM exclusive: Your very first look at the "Finding Nemo" DVD

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    Jim Hill recently got a chance to preview Disc 1 of this two DVD set. He gives the strictly-for-home-use of this hit Pixar picture extremely high marks, then raves about some of the extras to be found on the disc....
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    Jim Hill returns with even more answers to your Disney related questions. This time around, he gushes about Geyser Mountain, puzzles over what was Disney's biggest missed opportunity (movie-wise) might have been, then offers up suggestions about which Disneyland Paris book to pick up....
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    Paying tribute to Toontown's tunesmiths

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    Jim plows through a lot of book/Disney related news today. From talking up "The Cartoon Music Book" to asking for your help on "The Walt Disney Records Story" to suggesting that you take in the Buddy Baker tribute at USC this coming Sunday. All in all, it's a pretty full column....
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