Category Archives: Winnie-the-Pooh

Coping with Immortality

We’re up to the 1978 Oziana, with a cover by Bill Eubank that appears to be partially based on a John R. Neill illustration from Kabumpo in Oz. Then there’s an Oz-E-Gag by Eubank, comparing The Wizard of Oz to … Continue reading

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Day of Wreckoning

Ralph Breaks the Internet – For a long time, Disney kept sequels to their animated films direct to video after The Rescuers Down Under had an underwhelming box office take. I suppose you could count The Three Caballeros, Fantasia 2000, … Continue reading

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Willy-Nilly Silly Old Bear

Winnie the Pooh – Looking at the list, I think I might have gotten the order a bit mixed up. I thought for sure this came out before Tangled, but I guess not. Oh, well. The Bear of Very Little … Continue reading

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Time for Something Sweet

It’s not uncommon for me to think up parody titles for video games, and I know I’m not the only one who does it. The other day, I came up with one I’m rather proud of, even though I don’t … Continue reading

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Tubby Little Cubby All Stuffed with Fluff

From what I understand, Walt Disney wanted to make a feature film of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories, but decided to start out making shorts. After his death, three of the shorts (only the first of which was released during Walt’s … Continue reading

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Come On Barbie, Let’s Go Party

A conversation Beth and I were having last night led to me looking up when they stopped making Skipper dolls, and apparently they haven’t. There have been a LOT of dolls over the years advertised as Barbie’s sisters, some of … Continue reading

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The House at Mario Corner

Archetypes being what they are, it’s pretty much possible to link any group of fictional characters with any other, if you stretch a bit. It’s a largely futile exercise, but sometimes fun. Recently, I was thinking (think, think, think) about … Continue reading

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