Why is Mickey Mouse More Popular Than Bugs Bunny?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Baiting title aside, Mickey Mouse really is more popular than Bugs Bunny. He sells a lot more merchandise, appears in far more places around the world and is lauded as a mascot for the company that operates ‘The Happiest Place on Earth.’ Bugs never even got such opportunities and yet as a character, he is far superior to Mickey. Why is that?

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A Few Interesting Mickey Mouse Plates

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Normally I don’t give Disney merchandise a second glance, mainly because they’re a dime a dozen in addition to being just about everywhere. However, these plates caught my…

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POLL: Which Suitcase Would You Choose?

Saturday, December 31, 2011

As spotted in T.K, sorry, T.J. Maxx up here in western New York, which one would you take with you? Mickey? Or Donald? [poll id=”12″] Share this… email…

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Is Disney Self-Censoring Old Mickey Mouse Cartoons for TV?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

I came across this post on the Ammoland.com website yesterday (I’m not a regular reader or anything, these things just come to my attention sometimes) which berates the…

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7 Articles of Clothing That Any Animation Fan WOULD Be Seen Dead In

Monday, September 26, 2011

While in Ireland this past July, we (future missus and I) made numerous trips to that mecca of price conscious, fashion-loving regular folk that is Penneys. Quite different…

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Is this Shameless Marketing to Children?

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Let’s be honest, when I was a kid, the only reason I wanted one was so that I could turn the handle and watch the toy pop out….

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Animators and The Law: When Will Mickey Mouse Enter the Public Domain?

Thursday, July 7, 2011

  This is the fourth and last in a series of posts that take a look at just some of the many legal aspects of the animation industry….

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A Brilliant Entertainment Museum That’s Right on My Doorstep

Friday, July 1, 2011

I admit I kinda forgot about it as I hadn’t been in a while, but some time ago, we went to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum right in downtown Baltimore….

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Sometimes I Raid my Tumblelog For Inspiration…

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

…and instead I become engrossed in the stuff I find there, even from years ago. Feel free to follow me if you’re on Tumblr too. ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s a…

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How Mickey Mouse Beat The Shit Out Of Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Below is an excerpt from a piece posted over on Techdirt by Lloyd Kaufman on the subject of copyright, the public domain and the Founding Fathers. It’s a…

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The Anomaly Of The Disney Universe

Sunday, June 12, 2011

As pointed out by Bo Burnam. If Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck are all anthropomorphic animals: Why is Pluto just a regular dog? Via: Animation Pitstop…

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