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Reyne Gauge: Toys for the Holidays for Grownups!

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

I think it's the inner "kid" in everyone that attracts them to collecting vintage toys. Perhaps it's a trip down memory lane. Needless to say, the Bertoia Auction is offering something for every big kid in your life.

MURAL DESIGN: Extra Large Pixel Art Of Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mouse On MoCoLoco

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Simple squares with a magnetic backing that can be arranged to form murals which can also be changed on a whim were a hit last week in Valencia. Going...

DEAD ARTIST NEWS: Boldini Painting Found In Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Telegraph UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Behind the door, under a thick layer of dusk lay a treasure trove of turn-of-the-century objects including a painting by the 19th century Italian arti...

Wavves Come Out On The Right Side Of Convincing At Bowery Ballroom

Chase Hoffberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chase Hoffberger

Wavves' Nathan Williams hit the musical exacta this summer when he released his sun-soaked third LP King of the Beach. Cleaner and more focused than h...

Toy Story 3: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

I am averse to watching animated films, even though I know they have improved since Mickey Mouse. I decided to see Toy Story 3, even though I haven't seen the first two films.

Was Mickey Mouse A Drug Dealer? (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

You ever see Mickey Mouse go to town on some corn the cob? He dives right in, left to right, like it was a type writer. The fact that he could eat so ...

It's Been Happening Since Mickey Mouse Was Born: The Business of Licensing

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Sterling

The world of licensing is a fiercely competitive one, with almost every brand you can think of involved in licensing as a method of increasing brand recognition.

First Pop Culture Superstars Weren't a Product of Hollywood

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

One of the finest collections of rare comic character toys, that of the late KB Toys co-founder Donald Kaufman, encompasses not only the expansive Disney stable of animated stars but also Barney Google, Happy Hooligan and others.

Jeffrey Katzenberg Eroded Animation with Celebrities

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Katzenberg opted to "go Hollywood" with animation, relying on celebrities and flashy technology to sell his movies. He has sadly damaged the value of an art form he once championed.

Movie Review: Waking Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A documentary that takes you behind the curtain to show the magic being made, Waking Sleeping Beauty still manages to dazzle because of the complex, utterly human story it tells.

Reyne Gauge: One Man's Love of Toys Goes Beyond His Day Job

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Wouldn't it be great if you were surrounded by toys every day when you arrived at work? Toys bring out the kid in everyone. We can walk through an ...

Frontier's Customer Service Has Miles to Go

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Meredith C. Carroll

"Forgetting that the idea of a sick baby on a plane seems borderline cruel -- what about your other passengers?" we asked politely. "We have rules," Britney repeated matter-of-factly.

Mickey Becomes a Rat And We All Like It: Why Are Our Heroes All Dark?

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lennard Davis

What's happened to Mickey? I read today that Disney is about to launch a new Mickey video game in which our hero's sunny personality is going dark side.

Mickey Mans Up: Is It A Disney Trend?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Val Brown

Disney, perhaps belatedly realizing that it needs to get a little edgier to appeal to today's kids, announced last week that they will be launching a ...

Disney's Mickey Makeover: Nor More Mr. Nice Guy

nytimes.com | BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Now, however, concerned that Mickey has become more of a corporate symbol than a beloved character for recent generations of young people, Disney is t...

Saudis Try to Put an End to Crazy Fatwas

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sabria Jawhar

Nearly a year after Saudi King Abdullah warned religious scholars that issuing careless fatwas gives extremists credibility, the Ministry of Islamic Affairs has finally said enough is enough.

Mickey Mouse Birthday: Star Celebrates 81 Years (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mickey Mouse is celebrating his 81st birthday! The Disney icon had his debut in the cartoon short "Steamboat Willy" on November 18, 1928, according t...

Time to Get Real About the ACORN "Controversy"--and Republican Double Standards

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Right wing has always hated ACORN. Partially that's because the organization has been so effective at allowing poor people to vote. The Right hates it when poor people vote.

The House of Mouse Buys the House of Ideas...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The acquisition of 5,000 often violent, occasionally sexualized comic book characters just makes Disney an even easier target for Focus on the Family. We'll see if Disney reacts to inevitable cheap shots.

Celebrating Purchase of Marvel, Disney Reveals Wolverine 2 Trailer

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

The Disney corporation made quite a splash today. Not only did they acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, they released a trailer for the highly anticipated X-Men Origins: Wolverine II.

G-Force: Disney's Loveable Rodent Gets an AK-47

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

This week Disney launched its D-Day assault. With the advertisements for G-Force gracing every highway across America, big artillery has reached the "cute" stage.

German Donald Duck Obsession Persists After 75 Years

Deutsche Welle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Walt Disney cartoon character Donald Duck is turning 75. He is famous around the world, but no country seems to be quite as obsessed with the quac...

Cinderella Bitch Slap

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

So you think you have it in you to take your little kid to Disney World? You might want to think again based on the lessons I learned earlier this month. Here's they are, in no particular order.

Forcing Mickey

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Suz Redfearn

We are headed to Disney World in a matter of days, and we are not going to have our two year old's first trip to the Magic Kingdom suck because she doesn't have a clue who Mickey and Minnie are.

The Real Magic of Disney

Rachel Thebault | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Thebault

Disney World is like giving birth. It's a really painful experience, but you have to do it once for your kids. But it has a lot in common with one of my favorite places to visit -- Las Vegas.