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It appears that what Mickey Mouse wants, Mickey Mouse plans to get. Even if that means spending way more money than he originally planned to. Disney has been in the process of buying 21st Century Fox for $52.4B for some time now. Then Comcast decided to spoil the party by offering $65B in an all-cash transaction.… read more

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21st Century Fox shareholders now have a date to decide the fate of the deal with Disney, and it’s coming up fast. The studio has set an investor meeting for July 10 where a vote will be held to determine the future of the company. The first order of business will be to decide if… read more

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Comcast has apparently pulled up stakes and has left Disney alone to in the run to purchase 21st Century Fox. According to sources speaking with The Wall Street Journal, Comcast has pulled out of the talks due to Disney returning to the table and regulatory concerns. The feeling is a Comcast/Fox deal would have been… read more

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It may not be Disney that ends up with Fox at this point, but that doesn’t mean a sale isn’t still on the table. Indications are that talks between Fox and Disney have come to an end, but it seems a new suitor is sniffing around. According to sources speaking with CNBC, Comcast has now… read more

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Welcome to another week of the daily edition of CobWEBs, the flagship podcast of The Cynical Bastards! For those who don’t remember from the other episodes, this is a new format for the show as we are going to try giving you daily bite sized chunks of our patented brand of cynicism over everything in… read more

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Welcome to another week of the daily edition of CobWEBs, the flagship podcast of The Cynical Bastards! For those who don’t remember from the other episodes, this is a new format for the show as we are going to try giving you daily bite sized chunks of our patented brand of cynicism over everything in… read more

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Someone seems to be forgetting to tell large corporations that there is a recession going on. Disney recently bought Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, Dell is buying Perot Systems for $3.9 billion, Xerox is purchasing Affiliated Computer Services for $6.4 billion and now there is a rumor that all of these deals will pale in… read more

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