What comes to mind when you think of Disney? The Disney brand is all about fun, innocent, family-friendly entertainment, full of warmth and soul and happy endings. That’s why Disney calls its world-famous theme parks the happiest places on Earth. Grand claims like that are, of course, going to invite naysayers to open the door… Continue reading Dark Side of the Mouse – 10 disturbing Disney urban legends
Warning: this review contains spoilers the size of elephants. 2016’s Zootropolis is the first animated conspiracy thriller to come out of the Mouse House. It’s been called a “conspiracy thriller for children”, but as we all know, most Disney films hold just as much appeal for adults as they do little’uns, if not more. What… Continue reading Movie Review – Zootropolis – Disney’s first conspiracy thriller
Warning: shameless book plug ahead. (Hey, it's Christmas!) Now that December's here and sleigh bells are jingling, I wanted to tell my loyal readers (including my lovely new followers) about my Christmas-centric book series, The East Pudding Chronicles — in case you're looking for some quirky Christmas reading for your kids! These books, which are beautifully illustrated… Continue reading All 5 books in Christmas series “The East Pudding Chronicles” are available to buy from Amazon
We’re all familiar with the story of the Princes in the Tower, when 12-year-old Edward V and his 10-year-old brother Richard disappeared without trace in the Tower of London in 1483. But do you know the story of 16-year-old Prince Arthur, Duke of Brittany – the ‘Duke in the Castle’? Arthur, Duke of Brittany and… Continue reading Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’
In an article I wrote last year, I put the Walt Disney Company on trial for allegedly trying to corrupt children with subliminal sexual messages and gay propaganda, and came to a verdict. Now I’m taking a closer look at the man behind the mouse... Generally Walt Disney is remembered as a jolly old soul… Continue reading The Disney Conspiracy, Part II – Was Walt Disney a racist?
Did you know that the ghost of a little boy makes a brief appearance in Disney’s popular 80s comedy Three Men and a Baby? Apparently he used to live in the apartment where they filmed, and committed suicide with a shotgun… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPEvJrs-1yM Notice anything strange about the scene above? As Ted Danson and his character’s… Continue reading Haunting the set – the ‘Three Men and a Baby’ ghost