Waxing nostalgic about Disney memorabilia

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The cover of a long-playing Mickey Mouse Club record. The album features 21 hit Mouseketunes. [Chuck Schmidt Collection] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger What do you think of when you think of Disney? World-class theme parks, with so many iconic rides and attractions, to be sure. And all those classic … Continue reading "Waxing nostalgic about Disney memorabilia"
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Jack Lindquist: A rich legacy and a fun-filled career with the Walt Disney Company

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Jack Lindquist and Mickey Mouse appear at a function held at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., where Jack was a trustee. [Courtesy of Chapman University] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger In May of 2011, at Walt Disney World’s 40th anniversary celebration, Jack Lindquist had this to say about fellow Disney … Continue reading "Jack Lindquist: A rich legacy and a fun-filled career with the Walt Disney Company"
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In greenlighting Epcot and Tokyo Disneyland, Card Walker cemented his Disney legacy

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Walt Disney Company president Card Walker, left, and Masatomo Takahashi of the Oriental Land Co. sign an agreement in 1974 to join forces in the creation of Tokyo Disneyland. [The Walt Disney Company] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger On Oct. 24, 1982, E. Cardon Walker stepped onto a small podium … Continue reading "In greenlighting Epcot and Tokyo Disneyland, Card Walker cemented his Disney legacy"
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Under Card Walker’s guidance, Epcot begins to take shape

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One of the many concept drawings, done in the mid-1960s, depicting the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow — Epcot. [The Walt Disney Company] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.net Guest Blogger In early 1956, several months after E. Cardon Walker hired Marty Sklar to produce The Disneyland News, Card was named vice president … Continue reading "Under Card Walker’s guidance, Epcot begins to take shape"
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Marty Sklar and Card Walker: A winning combination

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CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.net Guest Blogger In very real sense, Marty Sklar is the keeper of the flame … the Disney flame, that is. Since retiring from the Walt Disney Company in 2009, Marty has gladly taken it upon himself to ensure the stories of Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company … Continue reading "Marty Sklar and Card Walker: A winning combination"
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Still Goofy About Disney: A blog, re-imagined

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This week AllEars.Net welcomes new Guest Blogger Chuck Schmidt. Chuck has written a blog about all things Disney for the past seven years on SILive.com. He also has authored two books on Disney with a third due out this spring. Chuck has re-imagined his blog and, much like the Festival of the Lion King show that moved to another location, he'll now be blogging regularly on AllEars.Net, with his contributions titled Still Goofy about Disney.
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