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Taika Waititi and Jeff Goldblum

Taika Waititi: from “Eagle vs. Shark” to Thor vs. Hulk

How campy 80s sci-fi and a surrealist Mexican film inspired “Thor: Ragnarok.”

Taika Waititi: from “Eagle vs. Shark” to Thor vs. Hulk
Jack Shaheen, a Lebanese-American academic, challenged stereotypes of Arabs and Middle Easterners in movies and television.

This man spent his life challenging stereotypes of Arabs in film and television

This man spent his life challenging stereotypes of Arabs in film and television
Women wearing Mickey Mouse ears watch the opening ceremony at Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai, China, June 16, 2016.

Disneyland has arrived in China and the government is ‘calling the shots’

Disneyland has arrived in China and the government is ‘calling the shots’

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week
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How a whole new world of technology reinvented Disney

How a whole new world of technology reinvented Disney

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

This week, Thom Yorke inexplicably becomes the poster child for Iranian marriage issues and the internet learns how to wow Owen Wilson.

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Classic Disney Pencil Animations Come to Life in GIFs

GIF turns out to be the perfect format to experience the simple beauty of hand-drawn animation.

Classic Disney Pencil Animations Come to Life in GIFs

The Greatest Animated Film Never Made

"The Thief and the Cobbler," an Aladdin-like film worked on by former Disney animators, took 30 years to make and was never released.

The Greatest Animated Film Never Made
Separated at birth? DJ Deadmau5 and Mickey Mouse

Can Canadian DJ Deadmau5 beat Disney when it comes to trademarking mouse ears?

DJ Deadmau5 wears a big metal mouse-ear helmet during his shows. Does that sound like any cartoon character you know? But the DJ is turning the tables on Disney over patenting his mouse ear logo.

Can Canadian DJ Deadmau5 beat Disney when it comes to trademarking mouse ears?

Mary Poppins: Still Practically Perfect After 50 Years

Disney's Mary Poppins turns 50 this week, and she still looks super(califragilisticexpialidocious). The grown-up issues at the heart of this children's classic are as timely as ever.

Mary Poppins: Still Practically Perfect After 50 Years

This Disney princess has taken Broadway by storm — and now wants to kick some butt

Anika Noni Rose is a multi-talented, classically-trained actor and singer who wants to be everything — from a Disney Princes to an action-film superhero. So far, she’s getting what she wants.

This Disney princess has taken Broadway by storm — and now wants to kick some butt

Dramatic Readings Of Rejection Letters to Gertrude Stein, Andy Warhol, and Nirvana

The Scene: ConcordFrom New Hampshire Public Radio's Word of Mouth, hosted by Virginia Prescott Since so many rejection letters feel utterly impersonal, we thought it would be fun t...

Dramatic Readings Of Rejection Letters to Gertrude Stein, Andy Warhol, and Nirvana

First Listen: Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

Tom Hanks grew up watching Walt Disney on television — now the actor will play him on-screen in Saving Mr. Banks. To prepare for the role, Hanks poured over archival recordings held ...

First Listen: Tom Hanks as Walt Disney

Show Us Your Mickey

Here in Studio 360, we've had Mickey Mouse on the brain as we finish up an American Icons program about the Disney Parks. It seems like Mickey's iconic ears are everywhere: branded on...

Show Us Your Mickey

Have You Been to Bahia?

Have You Been to Bahia?