Sara Franks-Allen lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with two dogs, two rabbits and one amazing husband. She writes for the Ladies of Comicazi blog and watches a lot of cartoons.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’
'Oliver & Company' and 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' helped Disney animation get back on its feet, but it was 'The Little Mermaid' that brought Disney back to its roots and laid the framework for the modern fairy tale musical. In celebration of the film's Blu-Ray debut, here are ten behind-the-scenes facts about the 1989 Disney classic that you may not have known.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kermit the Frog
Had he not sadly passed away in 1990, Jim Henson would be 77 today. But his work lives on, and with a new movie due out next year, The Muppets are continuing to entertain new generations. Today we're celebrating Jim Henson by sharing some amazing facts about his most famous creation: Kermit the Frog.
See Your Favorite Cartoon Voice Actors Being Awesome in Real Life
Voice actors: the unsung heroes of our childhood. People all over the world know the characters they help to create, but very few people know the faces behind the voices. Today, we want to give some of the great cartoon voices their due. Plus, we love watching them work, talk, or just goof around.
Transformers Band Performing ‘The Touch’ Is the Geekiest Thing You’ll See All Day
Covers of the Stan Bush anthem 'The Touch' -- known to geeks from its use in 1986's 'Transformers: The Movie' -- are nothing new. But covers of 'The Touch' performed by an all-Transformer band? Now that's something we don't see every day.
10 Signs You Grew Up in Fraggle Rock
Do you enjoy dancing your cares away? Do you find yourself singing at the slightest provocation? Do the sounds of construction get your mouth watering? All of these and the ten qualities below are signs that you may have grown up in the fun-filled land of Fraggle Rock...
10 Forgotten Muppets Who Probably Won’t Be in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’
The new trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted' is out and we're once again looking forward to seeing the stars of 'The Muppet Show' on the big screen.
The Truth Behind 10 ‘Sesame Street’ Legends
'Sesame Street' has been using music, humor, and puppets to teach kids valuable life lessons for over 40 years. Like any titan of children's entertainment, it has been the subject of plenty of rumors.
10 Examples of Disney Parks Characters Being Awesome
The Disney characters are a big part of what makes the Disney parks experience special for most kids and more than a few adults. Sometimes you only have time for a hug and a photo before the character moves on to the next guest and you move on to see how long the line at Space Mountain is...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride
Drink up, me hearties, yo ho! Since its 1967 debut in Disneyland, the scurvy scallywags of Pirates of the Caribbean have been a favorite of park guests.
7 Mind-Blowing Disney Urban Legends
A company like Disney, which has been around for ages and maintains a family-friendly image, is bound to be the subject of some strange stories. But are any of them true? Is Walt Disney's body lying frozen beneath the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, waiting to be revived...
9 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘DuckTales’
If you grew up in the late '80s and early '90s, chances are you remember 'DuckTales.' The animated adventures of the ridiculously wealthy Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie were Disney's first big TV hit in decades, and they made sure the show and its characters were everywhere...
10 Traumatic Disney Moments (Besides Bambi’s Mom Dying)
Disney has long been synonymous with G-rated fun and family entertainment. But lurking in between the cheerful songs and happy endings are some of the scariest scenes ever to terrify young audiences.