Pictorial: Inside Mickey Mouse — The Anatomy of a Cultural Icon

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Mickey Mouse Anatomy Sculpt by Jason FreenyIt takes a brilliant mind, a keen eye, a strong heart, an iron stomach and a steady hand to pull back the red and black curtain that serves as the skin of the world’s most beloved fictional character, Mickey Mouse. New York artist Jason Feenry appears to posses all of these as he presents his latest reveal, a sculpt titled ‘Mickey Mouse Anatomy.’

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Disney and Beech-Nut Announce New Food Line that Allows Toddlers to Eat with Pooh

Disney Consumer Products and Beech-Nut are proud to introduce a new line of great-tasting and nutritious toddler foods featuring the Disney Winnie the Pooh characters. The new line is made from all natural ingredients and has a great taste that even picky toddlers will love.

Highlighting Disney’s long-term commitment to providing more nutritious food options for kids, the Beech-Nut toddler food line for kids age 12 months and older have no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. The products adhere to Beech-Nut’s strict ingredient standards in order to maintain an authentic taste and provide nutritious and delicious food for this active age group. The packaging features favorite Disney characters including Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Piglet.

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Walt Disney Studios VP, John J. Nicoletti, Named VP of Communications for Disneyland Resort

John J. Nicoletti has been appointed vice president of communications for the Disneyland Resort effective Nov. 1, 2010.

In this new role, Nicoletti will lead the Resort’s communication functions, including media relations, external and internal communications, guest and executive communications. He will serve as a top spokesperson for the Resort, and will be responsible for growing relationships with news media and other external stakeholders. Nicoletti will report to Lisa Haines, vice president of public affairs.

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Doctor Drama ‘Off The Map’ to Premiere on ABC January 12

From executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice”) and executive producer/creator Jenna Bans (“Grey’s Anatomy”) comes an uplifting medical drama that explores how far one has to go in order to truly heal. Six doctors who have lost their way will go to the ends of the earth to try to remember the reasons why they wanted to become doctors in the first place, on “Off the Map,” premiering Wednesday, January 12, 2011 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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ESPN Casts Off BASS Fishing Enthusiast Organization

BASSESPN Inc., announced Tuesday that it has finalized the sale of BASS, LLC to a group of investors including Don Logan, Jerry McKinnis and Jim Copeland.  An agreement in principle was announced in August by ESPN and the transaction was completed Monday.

BASS is the largest membership organization of bass anglers in the U.S. with more than 500,000 members.  It was purchased by ESPN in 2001 and includes several media platforms, including three magazines and a popular web site.  The investor group is a powerful combination of business acumen and superior knowledge of the outdoors industry.

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Walt Disney Studios Pre-Releases Music from ‘Tangled,’ ‘TRON: Legacy’ and More

On its official site to garner Oscar attention, Walt Disney Studios has recently begun to promote several of its films from 2010 including Alice in Wonderland, Toy Story 3 / Day & Night, Secretariat, Tangled and TRON: Legacy. Filled with behind-the-scenes photos, videos and more, there are also a few gems that have yet to have been formally introduced to the public at large which includes Daft’s Punk original score for TRON: Legacy, ‘I See The Light‘ performed by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi from Disney’s Tangled and even the screenplay to Toy Story 3.

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First Look: Pantene Television Commercial for Disney’s ‘Tangled’

Now, now, we all knew this day was coming. Here we get our first look at one of the key promotional tie-ins for Disney’s Tangled, that for Pantene’s line of hair care products. Although essentially a rather eclectic and frenetic compilation of snippets from the film, there is one slight element of new animation created solely for this advertisement.

Disney’s Tangled stars the voice talents of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy and many more and opens nationwide on November 24. For more information on the film including featurettes, concept art, character art, fun facts, photos of the meet & greet characters at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and more, follow this bookmark.

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New DisneyStore Arrivals and Sales for November 2, 2010 (68 Items)

New DisneyStore.com arrivals and sales for November 2, 2010

Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at DisneyStore.com. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on DisneyStore.com in another window.

Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability.

D23 Disney twenty-three Winter 2010 Magazine D23 Disney twenty-three Winter 2010 Magazine – $15.95
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Pook-a-Looz Cheshire Cat Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Cheshire Cat Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

Pook-a-Looz Cheshire Cat Plush Toy — 12”
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Phineas and Ferb: Agent P and Candace Tootin Space Suit Figurine Play Set -- 2-Pc. Phineas and Ferb: Agent P and Candace Tootin’ Space Suit Figurine Play Set — 2-Pc. – $12.50

Phineas and Ferb: Agent P and Candace Tootin’ Space Suit Figurine Play Set — 2-Pc.
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Pook-a-Looz Alice Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Alice Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

Pook-a-Looz Alice Plush Toy — 12”
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Pook-a-Looz Pluto Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Pluto Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

Pook-a-Looz Pluto Plush Toy — 12”
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D23 Disney twenty-three Winter 2010 Magazine -- Membership Exclusive Cover D23 Disney twenty-three Winter 2010 Magazine — Membership Exclusive Cover – $15.95
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Pook-a-Looz Eeyore Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Eeyore Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

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Pook-a-Looz Dumbo Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Dumbo Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

Pook-a-Looz Dumbo Plush Toy — 12”
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Pook-a-Looz Kermit Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Kermit Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

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Pook-a-Looz Fozzie Bear Plush Toy -- 12 Pook-a-Looz Fozzie Bear Plush Toy — 12” – $12.50

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AFTER THE JUMP: More new items from DisneyStore.com

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Video Sneak Peek: Singing Articulated Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Rapunzel Doll from Disney Store

We first told you about the new line of singing, articulated Disney Princess dolls coming from Disney Store this holiday season back when they were first shared with us in June. Featuring the vocal talents of their respective original performers (or official current when original not available), the 17″ dolls belt out their iconic songs a capella in 15 second segments. Now through YouTube, someone has leaked the Rapunzel doll from Disney’s Tangled in which Mandy Moore performs ‘When Will My Life Begin?’

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Disney’s ‘Tangled’ Video Q&A: Flynn Rider

Walt Disney Animation Studios has just released the following video Q&A with Disney’s Tangled directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard in which the pair discuss the attraction of one of the film’s stars, Flynn Rider (as voiced by Zachary Levi). Although there doesn’t appear to be much in the way of new footage, the directors talk about the infamous ‘hot guy game’ which helped develop Flynn’s looks with the assistance of the women who worked at the Studios and throw in some of the behind-the-scenes footage from that.

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