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'Remember Roy E. Disney' Shines a Spotlight on Walt's nephew, who saved the Walt Disney Company Not Once but Twice

Jim Hill | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So it was Walt who dreamed up the Disney Company. And it was his older brother Roy O. who repeatedly found the funds necessary to turn Walt's dreams into reality.

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

Stan Brooks | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Stan Brooks

Annette Funicello was truly America's girl next door -- the girl every boy wanted to bring home and every girl wanted as their best friend. From Mouseketeer to Beach Bunny to Skippy Peanut Butter spokeswoman -- we loved her.

The New Twilight Zone: Booth at the End's Season 2 Launches

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

Booth at the End has had all the earmarks of a hit to me since I watched the first 30 seconds of the first episode.

C2MTL: A New Kind of Business Conference

Karin E. Baker | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Karin E. Baker

The days of the yes man are over. Smart managers aren't looking for yes men (or women) -- they're seeking transformative insights and employees who challenge the status quo.

Americans Elect: The Future of U.S. Democracy

Michael Eisner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Michael Eisner

America has always prided itself on being a forward-looking nation. Yet our election system is mired in the past. We can rescue our election system from the horse-and-buggy era and infuse it with the dynamism of our digital age. It's happening now.

New Media: The Mind Behind Booth At The End

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

In just five, short 23-minute episodes of Booth, CK Kubasic has accomplished something writers such as Charles Dickens took decades to establish.

New Media: Take A Seat In the Booth at the End

Bill_Robinson | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

Available only on Hulu, free for now, The Booth at the End is both a serial and episodic, web-only video production that is gripping beyond belief and the Internet TV watching, addictive equivalent of oxycontin.

Former Disney CEO Establishes $100K Intergenerational Prize

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

LOS ANGELES -- He made a small fortune – and then some – crafting entertainment that baby boomers couldn't get enough of. Now that the aud...

Disney CEO Announces When He Plans To Step Down

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES (Lisa Richwine) - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger will step down as CEO in March 2015 after nearly a decade at the helm, setti...

Michael Eisner And The LA Times--A Marriage Made In Heaven?

thewrap.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Michael Eisner running to the Tribune Company, the man in charge of the Los Angeles Times? That seems to be the word -- and, actually, it does make pe...

Eisner Downplays Tribune Rumors

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner on Tuesday downplayed reports that he is being considered to head media company Tribune Co. after...

Black Jack

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Jack Abramoff was a movie guy. The swagger; the big dreams; the restaurants; the silver-tongued philanthropy--a "you talkin' ta me" film quote machine...

Report: Michael Eisner To Become CEO Of Tribune, Announcement Imminent

thewrap.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Michael Eisner is ready to cross the finish line. An announcement on the former Disney CEO becoming the chairman of the Tribune Co., is imminent, a...

Getting Social at Digital Hollywood

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Julie Spira

Digital Hollywood's annual fall conference is taking place this week at Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. On day one, the event coincided with the Var...

WATCH: Michael Eisner To Matt Lauer On 'Today'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"I had a great partner at Disney," the company's former-CEO Michael Eisner said this morning on the "Today" show in conversation with Matt Lauer. Eisn...

'Working Together'

Michael D. Eisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael D. Eisner

Over the past two years, I've been at work on a project about a concept that's fascinated me for decades: partnership. From my marriage (43 years and ...

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.

Before They Were Famous ... They Were INTERNS (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's officially intern season -- and to celebrate, we thought we'd take a look back and find some former interns who triumphed in their respective (or...

Can Tom Peters Help Us Find Excellence In An America That Needs To Re-Set Its Thinking?

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

I don't see much evidence that those proposing ways to fix what isn't working about America understand what really needs to be done. My concern extends to the biggest "fix what's broken" manager America has: President Barack Obama.

Mighty Movie Podcast Interviews: Waking Sleeping Beauty and Chloe

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This episode features interviews with Don Hahn and Peter Schneider of Waking Sleeping Beauty, the documentary that looks at how, in 1984, the Disney Company sought to revivify their moribund animation division.

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.

Michael Eisner Finds Success With Attax Sports Card Game

Wall Street Journal | GREGORY ZUCKERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Eisner may no longer be a power broker in Hollywood but he's become a player in schoolyards around the globe. His winning ticket is Attax, ...

Does Netflix Represent American Renewal?

Paul Lippe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Lippe

Can American renewal be driven by one entrepreneur's annoyance at paying a $40 late fee to Blockbuster?

Looking Back on the Year of the Woman

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

Time magazine had several contenders for its annual Person of the Year issue, including Timothy Geithner, Stanley McChrystal, Usain Bolt and, of cours...

Michael Eisner's Vuguru Gets Backing, Will Expand

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bolstered by an investment from Rogers Communications, one of Canada's largest media companies, the budding new-media mogul Michael Eisner is expandin...