Sara Franks-Allen lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with two dogs, two rabbits and one amazing husband. She writes for the Ladies of Comicazi blog and watches a lot of cartoons.
See the Real Life Models for Your Favorite Disney Characters
The look, movements and personalities of the Disney characters come from many different sources. For some characters, actors and models are brought in to act out scenes from the film. These performances are filmed and given to the animators to study and drawn inspiration from...
10 Lost Disney Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen
Making movies isn't easy. Every studio in Hollywood has piles of films that never made it to theaters. Disney is no exception. Here are 10 films that the House of Mouse started on, but never finished.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kermit the Frog
Had he not sadly passed away in 1990, Jim Henson would be 77 today. But his work lives on, and with a new movie due out next year, The Muppets are continuing to entertain new generations. Today we're celebrating Jim Henson by sharing some amazing facts about his most famous creation: Kermit the…
See Your Favorite Cartoon Voice Actors Being Awesome in Real Life
Voice actors: the unsung heroes of our childhood. People all over the world know the characters they help to create, but very few people know the faces behind the voices. Today, we want to give some of the great cartoon voices their due. Plus, we love watching them work, talk, or just goof around.
10 Disney Parks Characters You Probably Can’t Meet Anymore
We like to think of the Disney parks as places where we can always find all of our favorite Disney characters, from the biggest stars to the most obscure bit players. But there's only so much room in the magical kingdoms, and characters who don't drawn a crowd often disappear to make way f…
Transformers Band Performing ‘The Touch’ Is the Geekiest Thing You’ll See All Day
Covers of the Stan Bush anthem 'The Touch' -- known to geeks from its use in 1986's 'Transformers: The Movie' -- are nothing new. But covers of 'The Touch' performed by an all-Transformer band? Now that's something we don't see every day.
10 Signs You Grew Up in Fraggle Rock
Do you enjoy dancing your cares away? Do you find yourself singing at the slightest provocation? Do the sounds of construction get your mouth watering? All of these and the ten qualities below are signs that you may have grown up in the fun-filled land of Fraggle Rock...
10 Forgotten Muppets Who Probably Won’t Be in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’
The new trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted' is out and we're once again looking forward to seeing the stars of 'The Muppet Show' on the big screen.
The Truth Behind 10 ‘Sesame Street’ Legends
'Sesame Street' has been using music, humor, and puppets to teach kids valuable life lessons for over 40 years. Like any titan of children's entertainment, it has been the subject of plenty of rumors.
10 Examples of Disney Parks Characters Being Awesome
The Disney characters are a big part of what makes the Disney parks experience special for most kids and more than a few adults. Sometimes you only have time for a hug and a photo before the character moves on to the next guest and you move on to see how long the line at Space Mountain is...
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Disney’s Splash Mountain
Remember cringing in terror while a pair of vultures chuckled about your impending doom? Remember screaming as the log you were riding dropped down into a flooded briar patch? If you do, then you remember Splash Mountain, one of the top thrill rides at the Disney parks since 1989.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
50 years ago, Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room first opened to the public. While Disneyland was already entertaining guests with top quality attractions, the Tiki Room was unlike anything seen before.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride
Drink up, me hearties, yo ho! Since its 1967 debut in Disneyland, the scurvy scallywags of Pirates of the Caribbean have been a favorite of park guests.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Haunted Mansion Ride
Welcome, foolish mortals! If you're anything like us, then no trip to Disneyland (or Disney World) is complete without at least one visit to the Haunted Mansion. The Mansion's 999 happy haunts have been scaring and delighting park guests since 1969.
7 Mind-Blowing Disney Urban Legends
A company like Disney, which has been around for ages and maintains a family-friendly image, is bound to be the subject of some strange stories. But are any of them true? Is Walt Disney's body lying frozen beneath the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, waiting to be revived...
9 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘DuckTales’
If you grew up in the late '80s and early '90s, chances are you remember 'DuckTales.' The animated adventures of the ridiculously wealthy Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie were Disney's first big TV hit in decades, and they made sure the show and its chara…
See the Voice Cast of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Then and Now
After 'The Little Mermaid,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' and 'Aladdin,' Disney animation was on a roll. Still, almost no one predicted the titanic box office success of 'The Lion King,' a monster hit that remains one of the highest grossing ani…
10 Disney Easter Eggs You May Have Missed
Making an animated film is a long and sometimes tedious process. So it's no wonder that the artists who make these movies slip little in-jokes into their work to amuse themselves and sharp-eyed viewers. Here are ten of the best Disney cameos, references and other in-jokes...
10 Traumatic Disney Moments (Besides Bambi’s Mom Dying)
Disney has long been synonymous with G-rated fun and family entertainment. But lurking in between the cheerful songs and happy endings are some of the scariest scenes ever to terrify young audiences.
12 Lost Disney Characters You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
A Disney animated feature goes through several edits and re-writes before it ever makes it to the big screen. Sometimes for the better -- without cuts, we would've seen a comical turkey voiced by John Candy in 'Pocahontas.' Here are 10 Disney characters who join Redfeather in the leag…