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“The name’s Bear. Edward Bear.”

Seen here on : I see from USA Today that Christopher Robin is being replaced by a “tomboy girl” in order to appeal to the youth of today. Undoubtedly Disney have done lots of marketing research on this. As we learn from the article, “We got raised eyebrows even in-house at first, but the feeling was these timeless characters really needed a breath of fresh air that only the introduction of someone new could provide,” says Nancy Kanter of the Disney Channel. Whatever next? Antidepressants for Eeyore? I know that Milne’s books aren’t perfect. They’re a little sugary at… Read More »“The name’s Bear. Edward Bear.”