Russi Taylor, the Voice Behind Minnie Mouse for Over 30 Years, Has Died

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If you’ve seen, heard, or played anything with Minnie Mouse in it since the mid-1980s you’ve heard Russi Taylor’s voice. Starting in 1986, Russi Taylor took on the mantle of Minnie Mouse, making her the second person, after Marjorie Ralston, to voice the character. On Friday, at the age of 75, Taylor died.

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Set Sail For Lego Steamboat Willie and the Rest of This Week’s Coolest Toys

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the most seaworthy toys we’ve seen online this week (please don’t actually attempt to float a Lego Steamboat Willie). This week: Hot Toys shares a surprise to be sure, though it’s a welcome one; Stranger Things’ hot new mall gets some hot new figures; and more.…

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