Episode 41: The Villian Takes Center Stage
In which we discuss the intricacies of Maleficent, real life ghost stories of Disneyland, and adamant claims that Donald Duck is not getting enough love from the Disney universe. The guys also talk about why Linda Woolverton should be a Disney legend, the feral cats of Disneyland, and what is the single greatest scene in Teen Wolf history.
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Maleficent is out. You've seen the trailer. Instead, here's one video showing the similarities between the original Sleeping Beauty and this new version. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DH3joLmtHI
Sleeping Beauty history: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_Beauty_(1959_film)
An interview with screenwriter Linda Woolverton: http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/maleficent-writer-linda-woolverton-on-adapting-fairy-tales-for-a-new-generation
The greatest Teen Wolf Scene Ever: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTjl0tW9XxU
Wanna know how badly Kurt wants a Star Wars land at a Disney park? Listen to him struggle to stay cool in this classic episode of Stay Cool, Geek: http://www.kurtedwardlarson.com/stay-cool-geek-04-the-potential-disney-blue-milk-curse/
Feral Cats at Disneyland. Yup, they exist. http://www.alleycat.org/page.aspx?pid=873
How about real ghost stories at Disneyland? Yup, those apparently exist too. Here's just one of the many sites who speak of the rumors... http://www.hauntedhoneymoon.com/hauntedplaces/disneyland.html
Donald Duck rules. Read up on his wikipedia page:
Who is Tom Staggs, and why would he care about Kurt and Mrs. Geek's engagement? http://thewaltdisneycompany.com/about-disney/leadership/business-unit-management-team/thomas-staggs
Kurt can be heard, along with Kelly, every week at www.staycoolgeek.com