Friday, January 19, 2018

Two excellent articles to read this morning:

Paying Income Taxes: The Disney Way by David Bossert
Walt and Zermatt by Michael Barrier

Thursday, January 18, 2018

This is only indirectly linked to Walt Disney, but one of the relatives of animation pioneer E.G. Lutz (whose book Walt used as reference when he was a young man) just launched a fascinating website about Lutz which is well-worth exploring in detail.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Great news! The second volume of Snow White's People has just been released. For those of you who love interviews with Disney artists, this one is a "must-have."

Monday, January 15, 2018

OK, I admit that this specific new book is not totally up my alley but I know many of you will want to know that it exists.

The authors are good people: The Nearys wrote the official Hidden Mickeys book, released by Disney Editions (and the only one now sold in the Disney theme parks). In addition, they co-wrote the great  The Disney Park Maps, also for Disney Editions, and Kevin Neary collaborated with Dave Smith on four Disney trivia books, in the 1990s.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Another recently-released book which might be of interest to some of you. (Again, I have not received this one yet.)

Thursday, January 11, 2018

This biography of the Sherman Brothers has just been released by Theme Park Press. I have not read it yet (nor gotten a copy) but it looks potentially interesting.

Monday, January 08, 2018

We have heard often the story of the compact that Walt offered the Ink and Paint girls for Xmas. Mindy Johnson, author of the seminal book Ink and Paint - The Women of Disney Animation has located one of them and posted its photo as one of the illustrations of her excellent article Christmas Traditions, Surprises & Gifts.