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What You Need To Know About Last Night’s Oscars Debacle

Many viewers were left wondering about the sequence of events that led to the initial erroneous declaration of ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards Sunday instead of the real winner, ‘Moonlight’. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about this fiasco.
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History Of The Walt Disney Company

This month marks the 90th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company. Here are some of the most notable moments in the media conglomerate’s history:

  • 1928: Steamboat Willie marks the first appearance of Disney’s iconic character Willie the Steamboat Operator
  • 1931: Disney chemists synthesize and patent childlike wonder
  • 1936: Company records first successful mergers, purchasing rivals Sunbonnet Animation Studio and Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda
  • 1940: Animators wisely remove realistic corkscrew penis from Donald Duck
  • 1953: Under pressure from the Anti-Defamation League, Disney changes its character’s name from Scrooge Duckstein to Scrooge McDuck
  • 1966: Walt Disney dies after crashing his Ferrari
  • 1997: Boogie Nights earns Disney over $26 million at the box office
  • 2005: Walt Disney World celebrates its first day without a visitor death

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