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Oh, Eisner – 1984 Edition

This inaugurates a new series of posts entitled “Oh, Eisner…”, in which I will reproduce for you every single annual letter to Disney company stockholders that former CEO Michael Eisner ever wrote. Why? I have no idea. Because I can?

Actually, these old annual report letters can be pretty entertaining. There are fleeting mentions of [...]

Ten Wishes for the New Year: #6

The next item in our list of what I’d like to see taken care of this year in the Disney parks:

#6 – Disney’s Hollywood Studios… Oh, boy… What once was, can be again…

Just for fun, let’s torture an analogy. Let’s say that somewhere, just off-campus near Progress City University, there’s an infamous sorority [...]

A Not-So-Modest Proposal On Disney Nightlife (Part I)

A note to those who control the fate of the now-shuttered Pleasure Island – STOP! PATIENCE!

Now I love the nightlife.  I like to boogie.  In fact I was once a stalwart attendee to Pleasure Island on Cast Member Thursdays (and in 2000 Millenium Mondays), but I wish [...]

Third Theme Park – It’s dot-com!

What if Pooh’s “100-Acre Wood” was in Anaheim? Or Ariel and Sebastian found their new undersea home here? What if Anaheim could be home to not two, but three Disney parks?

- Excerpt from thirdthemepark.com

Yes, what about that, Mr. Eisner?

With all the fooferall surrounding recent rumors of a fifth gate (or 4th [...]

Upcoming Films – Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 2010 – dir. Lee Unkrich

John Lasseter confirmed to Rotten Tomatoes in November 2007 what everyone already knew – Pixar was going to make Toy Story 3. Ironically this is the project that broke the camel’s back when it came to Pixar’s relationship with former Disney head Michael Eisner. Eisner, trying to [...]