Given the current state of the world, it’s not surprising a lot of people want to escape into another.
This year’s San Diego Comic Con had the distinction of being less controversial than the other two conventions that bracketed it on the calendar, but it wasn’t without its divisive moments
To paraphrase a line from a popular TV show, change is coming. Specifically, its hand looms over the second oldest park in Walt Disney World, the first non-castle park in the company’s history
So you’ve probably noticed it’s been a while since I’ve posted here, and the cob webs are starting to get a wee bit large. It’s been a crazy few months here, and it’s something I’ll probably talk about at length before too much longer. Let’s just say that real life issues and biting off more… Continue reading A quick word from your writer…
There aren’t any pitchforks wielded by the citizens in 1931’s Frankenstein. Even though the popular image of the angry, torch wielding mob originated with that film, it’s not entirely clear where pitchforks entered the picture. Nonetheless, pitchforks became synonymous with large crowds filled with overwhelming, and sometimes misplaced, rage. Today, the internet has made the… Continue reading The Lure of the Digital Pitchfork
Mickey’s Christmas Carol was my favorite Disney short cartoon as a kid. While I loved Lonesome Ghosts and Clockcleaners quite a bit, I absolute fell in love with the Disney retelling of the Dickens classic. It came on TV once with a Making Of feature that we recorded, and I remember almost wearing that tape… Continue reading Remembering Alan Young
“Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a hang what the Joneses do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of contentment with what life has brought – sometimes it isn’t much, either.
– Walt Disney