Above, Walt Disney and WED designer Vic Greene reviewing the model of Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln in 1963. Below, putting the finishing touches on Abraham Lincoln’s face for the 1964 New York World’s Fair.
My favorite “Great Moment in Moderate History” was when Abraham Lincoln called John Brown a lunatic for trying to end the expansion of slavery through violence and then five years later ended slavery through violence.
This was originally posted on Xanga, circa 2005, but has since been lost, so now I’m sharing it here. Otherwise, I would’ve provided a link.
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Last month, my good friend, Josh, surprised me with a very unique birthday gift: Five blind dates with five different girls. The first date was a complete disaster. The second date almost cost me my life. The third date was one text message short of receiving a restraining order from me. I ultimately refused to go on the remaining two dates until I found out that the next date was at Disneyland. Happiest place on Earth. What could go wrong?