What’s New?

I've been going back to the well of favorites recently.  Between the passing of Roger Moore and Adam West, my lowered expectations over Wonder Woman and The Mummy having been met, and the unfortunate writing choices revealed in the new Darth Vader prequel comic from Marvel, I feel like fandom has kicked me in the teeth the last … Continue reading What’s New?

Pinocchio, 1940

Following the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, Walt Disney and his fledgling studio were rolling in confidence, experience, and enough money to make dreams come true.  New facilities were purchased, old debts were paid, and Walt's vision of what was possible was positively boundless.  If not for his brother Roy … Continue reading Pinocchio, 1940

In the Mind of a Genius

The last few days, I've been immersing myself in the magic of Walt Disney, specifically the early years, the European influences, and the road to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.  Simply put, overwhelm is understatement.  I've known for a long time the level of work and innovation that went into this film, but I've been … Continue reading In the Mind of a Genius

Bad Monkey!

I freely acknowledge that I'm up to my armpits in debt now.  Home repairs will cause that to happen.  I can't do anything about it except move on with my life.  That includes the idea of planning out how to pay for all that back there.  Thing is, I've moved past the stage of anger … Continue reading Bad Monkey!