A few apologies: @MartinBashir @Toure @finneyk I am sorry for and ashamed of my earlier silence. I gave into to culture of fear at #msnbc— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) March 1, 2016
Having said some funny-but-off-color things about some of its iconic cartoon characters within earshot of the wrong people, Mr. Harlan Ellison was famously sacked after working for the Disney corporation for "a total of four hours, including lunch." Being a writer, he wrote about that experience along with a few others in his essay "The 3 Most Important Things in Life."
He left Disney having learned this:
Big business is humorless.Which, in my experience, are two of life's most important lessons.
And . . .
At Disney, nobody fucks with The Mouse.