Mort Gerberg shares this memory of his encounter with John and Shel Silverstein outside the gates of Disneyland in 1966. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
The Goddess of Spring was part of the Silly Symphony animated shorts that Walt Disney Productions did in the 1930s. Each film was an animated accompaniment to a piece of music and they were each designed as experiments in different animation techniques, processes, and character development. The Goddess of Spring was one of Disney's first… READ THE REST
On Friday, all five seasons of the The Muppet Show began streaming on Disney+. Two episodes of the 120 total are missing and several scenes have been cut, apparently due to licensing issues around the music. Meanwhile, more than a dozen episodes include a warning before the program starts that the show "includes negative depictions… READ THE REST
Emma Stone stars as a young Cruella de Vil in Disney's upcoming origin story of the infamous dog-pelt coveter. Academy Award® winner Emma Stone ("La La Land") stars in Disney's "Cruella," an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary… READ THE REST
Did you know that 2020 was a surprisingly good year for tablet sales? After several years of stagnant growth and losing business to the creep of incrementally bigger smartphones, the tablet market saw a pretty serious explosion during the pandemic. In fact, tablet sales were up almost 14 percent in 2020. If you're in the market… READ THE REST
As we continue in our technological march toward Rosie the Robot, we quietly reached a major milestone in that revolution in just the last few years. We've been manufacturing robots to handle all kinds of household tasks for a while now. We have vacuuming robots, for instance. We also have mopping robots. But until recently,… READ THE REST
Everybody's looking for that utterly unique piece of home decor. It's the item that every visitor you invite into your house will likely remember long after they leave. If your guests stare and start asking questions about it, you know you're on the right track. If you've got an eccentric streak, that item is probably… READ THE REST