These email excerpts from Disney's censors to Alex Hirsch, creator of Gravity Falls, show the joys of working with corporate legal departments. Having had to deal with internal legal approvals for advertising campaigns, I can assure you this stuff is mild.
No company is ever really too big to fail. However, Disney might be the closest any company will get to fitting the description. Prior to the acquisition of 20th Century Fox, Disney was already well on their way to owning every inch of entertainment. With Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and their princess content tucked safely in… READ THE REST
A fascinating BBC article about why Princess Mononoke bombed in America is titled "the masterpiece that flummoxed the US", but it's really about how badly Disney and co. handled Studio Ghibli movies despite explosive interest in anime in the U.S. They knew enough to hire Neil Gaiman to write an English script for Mononoke, for… READ THE REST
Although Disney and Marvel Studios have spent considerable money and time trying to convince the masses that Stan Lee built Marvel comics by himself, Jack Kirby's contributions to the House of Ideas are too strong to ignore. The Celestials, who seemed primed to be a significant factor in the MCU's phase four, are a small… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST