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  • Blog Post: Totting up the Eisner scorecard

    How many of you caught that interview that Michael Eisner gave to the Associated Press last week? The one where Disney's outgoing CEO talked about how ... " ... 'turbulence' at the Walt Disney Co. during his reign as chief executive was just part of trying to do things better at one of the world's biggest...
  • Blog Post: "In Your Face" honors the memory of Dan Lee

    If you're an animation fan who's heading to the Bay area sometime in the next few weeks, you really should plan on stopping by the Canvas Gallery . Where - now through September 25th - this restaurant / art gallery / performance space is presenting an exhibition of Dan Lee's work. Photo courtesy of Amber...
  • Blog Post: All I want for Christmas is ... a monorail

    Dear Santa: I have been a very good boy this year (Don't listen to what my wife, Flo, says. That woman doesn't know what she's talking about). I realize that there are still 106 days 'til Christmas. But even so, I thought that I'd get my wish list in early. Given that this gift that I'd like to get will...
  • Blog Post: Wednesdays with Wade: The Disney / New Orleans Connection

    The continuing tragedy in New Orleans is heightened for me by the fact that Walt Disney had a special affection for that city and that affection was clearly reflected in his theme parks. I suppose most Disney fans would immediately think of "New Orleans Square" in Disneyland as the major connection....
  • Blog Post: When it comes to layoffs at WDI, the stealthy approach really pays off

    Listen. Do you hear that? The mounting public outrage about how Walt Disney Imagineering has -- over the past nine months -- systematically reduced its head count? Cutting veteran Imagineer after veteran Imagineer? While the VPs who actually masterminded this staff cut all remain safe & snug inside...
  • Blog Post: 10th anniversary "Toy Story" DVD offers sneak peek at "Cars"

    Look. I'll just say it straight out: If you're an animation fan, you've gotta go buy a copy of the 10th anniversary " Toy Story " DVD. "© Disney. All Rights Reserved." I know, I know. You probably already own a copy or two of this landmark Pixar Animation Studios film. Which is why you might (understandably...
  • Blog Post: Inside Eisner's Office

    When I finished college and started at Disney in the early 1990's, I had been reading several news stories about Lee Iacocca, the corporate maverick from Ford and Chrysler. Mr. Iacocca has just recently shown up again in Chrysler commercials, and even though it is just as a paper-thin piece of live-action...
  • Blog Post: "Pooh's Playful Spot" is worth checking out ... if you're already inside WDW's Magic Kingdom

    So I'm in the Magic Kingdom this past Friday afternoon. And I give Jim a quick call to find out if there's anything he needs me to get pictures of while I'm visiting this WDW theme park. And Mr. Hill says: "Yeah. Be sure and get some pictures of 'Pooh's Playful Spot.' That new Fantasyland attraction...
  • Blog Post: Crash Landings

    On a rainy Southern California morning a Southwest Airlines jet approached the Bob Hope airport. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary. Aircraft had been taking off and landing in spite of the inclement weather that day. However, as this particular aircraft attempted to land, the jetliner skidded off the...
  • Blog Post: A fond look back at Disneyland's 50th anniversary celebration: Part V

    Not that you really need another reason to head on out to Anaheim this year ... Photo by Jeff Lange ... But Steve Davison's "Remember ... Dreams Come True" fireworks spectacular ... Photo by Jeff Lange ... truly is spectacular. I mean, I am a huge fan of the"Wishes" show that Steve created for WDW's...
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