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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

Enter the World of Disney/Pixar – No, Really

VR experience featuring Disney/Pixar's "Coco."
(Disney/Pixar)

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Pixar Animation Studios announced its first-ever VR experience earlier this week at Oculus Connect, the fourth annual developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Directed by Ross Haldane Stevenson and produced by Marc Sondheimer (who is an Academy Award Winner thank you very much), Coco VR is a co-production from Disney•Pixar and Oculus with VR creative development and execution by Magnopus. Supervising technical director John Halstead spearheaded the technical efforts for Pixar.

Coco VR allows people to explore the worlds of Coco with their friends. The next-level social VR Experience will be available on Oculus Rift November 15, 2017 and Samsung Gear VR November 22, 2017 the day of the film's U.S. release. The experience will be available for a sneak peek at the following events and locations:

  • Día de los Muertos festivals in Los Angeles, New York City, Houston, Phoenix, Dallas, San Antonio, Oakland and Chicago beginning October 28, 2017.
  • Camp Flog Gnaw Music Festival in Los Angeles on October 28-29, 2017.
  • Select Disney Stores and movie theaters nationwide through November 22, 2017.

Here's a peek of what to expect:



The premise of Coco: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Héctor (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Watch the trailer here.

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