You’ve wandered into the topsy-turvy world of Tulgey Wood, the blog of writer and historian Jim Fanning. Tulgey Wood celebrates artistry and creativity (and sometimes just plain madness): movies, animation, TV, books, comics—and of course Disney, lots and lots of true-blue, through-and-through Disney, including D23 and Disney twenty-three Magazine, and Sketches Magazine and the Walt Disney Collectors Society. Tulgey Wood is so fun, fascinating and full of frolicsome photos and facts, it’s scary. So wander through the wonder of it all, and enjoy.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lost In Space Monster-Palooza
As noted during last year's Halloween blogathon, October 16 is Lost in Space Day—that is, it was on that date in 1997 (in the first episode of the classic TV, broadcast on CBS on September 15, 1965) that the Robinson family (plus one robot and
one “reluctant stowaway”) blasted off and were almost immediately lost…in
space. To tie in this October event with
Halloween, here’s a ghastly gallery of eerie entities and alien atrocities
confronted by Will Robinson, the Robot and Dr. Smith. It’s all part of the 2014
Countdown to Halloween 2014. Please keep knocking on Tulgey Wood’s door—there’s
plenty of the good candy in the days ahead. (And don’t soap the windows—please leave
Watch for Sleeping Beauty, Third Man on the Mountain, Charlie Brown, more Hallmark Hall of Fame, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and one or two surprises here and there along the way through Tulgey Wood.
Some Online Articles Written By Jim Fanning
At Storyboard, the Walt Disney Family Museum's blog:
An author, historian, editor, researcher and blogger, Jim Fanning specializes in Disney. In a career dedicated to celebrating and exploring the work and life of Walt Disney, as well as his collaborators and those who carry on his legacy, Jim has recounted the history of many areas of the wide world of Disney. A contributor to Disney twenty-three Magazine and the D23 website, Jim has written books, articles, comics and a variety of other works, in addition to officially commissioned projects for many departments of The Walt Disney Company, including Publishing, Home Entertainment and Walt Disney Imagineering, as well as lending his expertise to many Disney licensees, including The Walt Disney Classics Collection (including Sketches Magazine), Technicolor, Dixie, NBC and Mattel. He also wrote many episodes of the groundbreaking documentary TV series, Disney Family Album, and has contributed writing and research to the Walt Disney Family Museum. Jim's philosophy is historical accuracy, dedication to uncovering new and little-known behind-the scenes stories, and lively and engaging storytelling that illuminates authentic Disney "magic."