FROM MTV GEEK There are only a handful of ways to experience the world of "Star Wars" for yourself, but most of them are pretty lame. You could buy a replica lightsaber, but it won't actually work. You could go to Disney World, but that Darth Vader is someone's nephew and will probably break into [...]
For one night only, two of the world?s most celebrated songwriters and composers will take to the stage for ?Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.? The concert will take place at the D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention...Show More Summary
He might have claimed to be from the happiest place on Earth, but police say Stephen Urquidez was living in his own little bogus world. The California man was arrested Tuesday on burglary charges, and the story is an odd one: Police say Urquidez went by the name "Stephen Disney"...
By Robert Niles: ORLANDO -- I'm in Central Florida this week, mostly cover the opening of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld, but I'll be stopping by Walt Disney World during my visit as well (and maybe Universal Orlando -- see below). Show More Summary
After a weekend of partying, gourmet eats and running around at Disney World, we’re ready for simple, homemade meals. This past weekend, Scott, Todd/Diane and I hosted our 6th Food Blog Forum event at Disney World (well, it’s 2nd time at Disney, 6th conference overall). I’ll be sharing lots of photos and thoughts from the event [...]
“I’m BOOOOORED!” “Mom! What can we do?” “Can we go to Disney World?” If you’ve got kids at home, you’ve likely heard that once or twice during the summer. But you don’t have to pay for expensive summer camps or vacations to keep them entertained. Welcome summer and all of its glories with your own [...]Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Third in our series of trip-planning posts, for visits to the world's top theme parks Walt Disney envisioned EPCOT as an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, where people would live, work and play in a new urban community, designed for modern efficiency. Show More Summary
Just got this from Ricky B. from Inside the Magic, and as with each year, I just had to share those with you guys. Star Wars Weekends launched today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World and I was there to capture this year’s always entertaining Dance-Off With the Star Wars Stars. The Jedi [...]
Healing the Past: Family Drama and the Wedding by Miss Camel Planning a Disney World Vacation by Miss Jackrabbit DIY: Oh Sht Kit by Miss Mongoose Appy Couple by Miss Jackrabbit, Mindful Marriage by Miss Campfire I Messed Up by Miss Blue Whale Mr. Squirrel Put a Ring on It! by Mrs.…
Wealthy Manhattanites are paying handicapped tour guides to help their kids circumvent long lines at Disney World. The guides charge $130 an hour to pose as family members and use their handicapped privileges to get on rides without waiting. "You can't go to Disney without a tour concierge," one parent told the New York Post. "This is how the 1 percent does Disney." More
A brief history of how Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, came to be—from the very first film series Disney created to 2012's Fantasyland, the largest expansion in the resort's history.
I was skeptical of the NY Post story alleging that rich New York private-school parents use a service that lets them hire disabled people to act as line-jumping Disney World guides. Now Lesley, a Disney-obsessed local, has published a rebuttal pointing out that such a service wouldn't work well because there are lots of rides [...]
The Disney star is all grown up
We ran into Snow White at Walt Disney World, and the princess gave us an impromptu interview. Turns out, she likes being a princess, and she's not so fond of apples.
Striking Back at One Million Moms New websites target One Million Moms' discriminatory attack on Disney World and "Gay Days" read more
Pro-Gay Efforts Strike Back at One Million Moms' Disney Campaign New websites target One Million Moms' discriminatory attack on Disney World and "Gay Days" read more
I have two little girls -- two little red-headed girls, in fact -- and both absolutely swoon over Merida. Especially my 4-year-old. So, when the news broke that Disney was going to change the way Merida looks, my blood boiled.
Are rich parents cutting the queue at Disney World by paying disabled tour guides to pose as family members? That’s the allegation that social anthropologist Dr. Wednesday Martin made to the New York Post after discovering the practice while conducting research for her upcoming book, Primates of Park Avenue. Show More Summary
Disney Cruise Line In the world of cruise travel, the big story is often about the latest, greatest, biggest cruise ships to be launched and what they have to offer travelers. Those new floating resorts often command the highest fares as cruise travel fans line up to book passage and be one of the first to sail. Show More Summary