1928: The Surprising Origin of Mickey Mouse

Watch on YouTube This fascinating story of how the iconic cartoon mouse was created and transformed into an international sensation through the use of synchronized sound. Runtime: 5 min.


The Sounds of USA | The Blues

A hand-picked collection of America's quintessential blues tracks. The perfect mood-setting soundtrack.

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Disney Pixar Greatest Hits

Twenty-five of the all-time greatest hits from the Disney's Pixar-animated films.

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Walt Disney, Futurist

Award-winning biographer Neal Gabler explains how Walt Disney embraced new technologies — enabling the blending of live action and animation — in ...

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Why cartoon characters wear gloves

Looking at early Disney animation, and Mickey Mouse in particular, VOX answers a question we've all asked. Runtime: 5 min.

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NASCAR’s Identity Crisis

The sport reckons with its past—and future—as a distinctly Southern pastime. By Justin Charity.

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A very comprehensive guide to getting drunk at Disney world

The last thing you want is to be ill-prepared for what lies ahead. Screaming kids, annoying parents and the worst offenders of all: overzealous, self...

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Why Walt Disney Built a Theme Park on Swampland

So what possessed him to build one of the world’s busiest vacation spots on top of a bog? In a word: Interstates. By Stacy Conradt.

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