Tuesday, November 18, 2008

LinkMickey Mouse - 80 Today

An interesting interview on this morning's Today programme, on Radio 4, in which Brian Sibley, "the author of the Disney Studio Story and Mickey Mouse: His Life and Times, explains the enduring appeal of Walt Disney's most famous creation":

Listen again if you missed it (only available for one week after broadcast):


For a different perspective here's some online extracts from Ariel Dorfman's classic How to Read Donald Duck:


[select "essays" from the links at the top of the page]

and if you have time on your hands to read comics, here is the full online version of The Adventures of TinTin: Breaking Free: