May 31st, 2014
The Sea Witch Sets The Record Straight:
I didn't take her voice for myself. I want to set the record straight on that, right up front. People got a lot of crazy notions in their heads, the way the story got around, and that was one of them.
I'm not saying I never did an evil deed – anyone who says they haven't is lying through their teeth – but I didn't take her voice for myself. I didn't need it. I've got a perfectly fine voice, thank you, trained by whale divas, and it's mine. […]
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July 8th, 2012
Dangerous brinkmanship from Kim Jong-un:
Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh took the stage in North Korea during a concert for new leader Kim Jong-un in an unusual performance featuring Disney characters.
Performers dressed as some of America's best-known cartoon characters pranced as footage from Snow White, Dumbo, Beauty and the Beast and other popular Disney films played on a huge backdrop, according to still photos shown on state TV on Saturday.
I really hope someone in the DPRK's leadership thought to acquire the proper permits. Such blatant disregard for the norms of civilised corporate intellectual property law will not stand.
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October 23rd, 2011
Tom Morris, on behalf of Wikimedia Commons: Ladies and gentleman, we got him.
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