Tigger arrested on molestation charges.
Why couldn't it have been Eeyore? or Piglet?
- in a followup to a previous and informative and link-filled MeFi post
, a friend sent me a link to savedisney.com
today which has three interesting documents: Roy Disney's resignation letter, Stanley Gold's resignation letter, and a letter from Roy Disney to all cast members. There's also links to email and show support, as well as links to all sorts of related informational sites. Is this ingenius guerilla PR from upset employees, or is there something deeper here?
Walt Disney World's recent designation as a no-fly zone has had an additional consequence
: Christian extremists can no longer harass gay tourists from above.
Honk Kong's reclaimation efforts for Disney are killing its fishing industry.
Is this the proper way to reclaim land? It looks like HK would happily trade away its dwindling fishing industry for a Disney business opportunity. I can't decide if this is economic progress or a very risky trade between a market that produces goods (fish) and one that produces a service (entertainment). I can't read this and not think of Paris' Eurodisney disaster. I wonder how the one in Tokyo is doing.
Dali worked with Disney
on a project called Destino
and only 15 seconds were made. but if it's anything like his work with Hitchcock
, they should release it to the public.
Focus on the Family
says ABC’s The Drew Carey Show propagandizes "the idea that men enjoy watching lesbian sex."
Instead of showing the kiss, the camera pans slowly around to show the male cast and crew in a voyeuristic trance. "To a lot of people, Drew Carey represents middle America, and what you see here is perversions working their way through the TV and this supposed middle American icon"
Among religious conservatives in general there is a dislike of ABC and parent Disney programming. The conservative American Family Association thinks Christians should boycott Disney
. Are these groups just a bunch of religious fuddy-duddies or do they have a valid gripe?
Disney's Atlantis ripped from the anime movie Nadia.
Talk about role reversal (you see, a lot of anime creators style comes from trying to emulate Disney style in the early days of the genre) this site presents some interesting evidence that Disney's summer blockbuster is a complete copy of an earlier film released in 1990 in Japan.
Disney steals a plot from anime once again, and here is the proof
Onward, Christian Guerrillas!
"Their mission was to record any homoerotic displays to show at Disney's next shareholders' meeting. They believe Disney shouldn't be condoning such behavior." These fun, tolerant folks also want a homosexual warning
on "gay tv" shows.
Anybody else forget about Atlantis being in Northern Europe?
What with the Mike Mignola-designed Disney Atlantis movie coming out this summer, seems like a good time to examine one of the more elusive crackpot theories...and since this fellow beat me to it, why not just point him out?
He's also got a good page on Colin Wilson
, who has plenty of fascinating stuff to say on that island that suffered a day and a night of misfortune.
Last Minute Book Reports:
Cliff's notes on speed...
Disney's Michael Eisner on what to do about all those kids who use Napster: Arrest and prosecute
the little SOBs. I know I'd sleep better at night knowing that those devious conspiratorial 11-year-olds were behind bars. [second item]
Disney will finally shut down Go.com
Guess I wasn't the only one to think Go was a bad idea. Ever since Disney started doing the Go thing, their Disney.com site went from useful to down-right nasty. They might as well have called it goaway.com. I just hope what they mean by streamlining is take away the crap and make this stuff useful. The move was praised by Wall Street analysts. "Good riddance"
Ha! Ever since a court ruled that Disney/Go couldn't use the green stoplight logo
, they've actually begun removing them from their sites
. Too bad the new logo looks like an afterthought, but I suppose they were under a pretty tight deadline (make a new one NOW!).