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MICKEY AND MINNIE IN ARAB GARB ISN’T FUNNY TO EGYPTIAN ISLAMICISTS

January 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Concerns that the Egyptian uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarek may lead to less freedom rather than more were given added weight on Monday following reports that the country’s richest man, telecommunications mogul Naguib Sawiris, will be forced to stand trial for blasphemy after he posted pictures of Mickey Mouse and Minnie wearing conservative Islamic garb […]

LONG “LOST” EARLY DISNEY CARTOON DISCOVERED

November 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Before Mickey was a mouse, he was a rabbit — named Oswald. But, except for the ears, Oswald is virtually an identical Mickey — created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1927 and the star of 26 cartoons before receiving a makeover and emerging as Mickey in 1928. Fewer than half of those films […]