Old Song of the South Petition Host Shutting Down

PetitionOnline.com, the site that has hosted the Song of the South petition since 2005, is shutting down today. Since I began hosting the petition there, we have received 36,543 signatures of people who “support the official release of Walt Disney’s 1946 … Continue reading

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The Projection Booth Podcast: Song of the South

The Projection Booth, a web site featuring podcasts on all things cinema, is discussing Song of the South in Episode 102, with special guests Bruce Bickley, Jim Korkis & Jason Sperb. Here is the description from the podcast page: We celebrate … Continue reading

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Wren’s Nest: Song of the South To Be Released In 2009

Note: The Wren’s Nest post is an APRIL FOOL’S JOKE. According to The Wren’s Nest blog (posted on April 1st), Song of the South is slated to be released this year on both Blu-ray and DVD. To quote the blog: “Disney has … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Brer Rabbit DVD Now Available for Pre-Order

As of February 14, Universal’s The Adventures of Brer Rabbit DVD is now available through Amazon.com for pre-order and is scheduled for a release date of March 21. While the movie itself may not be directly related to Disney, it certainly has … Continue reading

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Brer Bear Makes a Cameo in Lion King 1 1/2

Several readers have noted that Brer Bear (or, more specifically, Brer Bear’s silhouette) makes a cameo in the recently-released Lion King 1 1/2. At the end of the movie, several Disney characters appear as silhouettes against a movie screen, taking their … Continue reading

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Brer Bear: Odd Bear Out?

Well, I got a promo in the mail from Disney yesterday announcing the upcoming showing of Disney’s Brother Bear at the El Capitan Theater. I opened up the brochure, and saw a second promo for an included live stage show … Continue reading

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SongoftheSouth.net Radio Interview with Geoff Metcalf

Today at 5:30 I was honored to be interviewed on the air by Geoff Metcalf on his daily radio program, The Geoff Metcalf Show. In my half hour with him, we discussed many things, including the reason behind Song of the South‘s … Continue reading

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An Interview with Alice Davis

This Saturday, I was honored to meet and interview Alice Davis, wife of the late legendary Disney animator Marc Davis. Alice is very well-known in the world of Disney herself, having created costumes for such Disneyland attractions as Pirates of … Continue reading

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