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Up close look at Disney’s new Minnie Van car service

Wed, 2017-07-26 11:14

We got an up close look at the new Minnie Van at Walt Disney World Yesterday. The private-car transportation system is currently in testing with plans to roll it out to a wider audience at the resort next month. When the system is operational, you will order your car via...

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Celebrity Spotting: David Tennant in Disneyland’s Toontown

Wed, 2017-07-26 02:44

Keep your eyes open for a blue Police box, actor David Tennant was spotted at Disneyland hanging out by the Bank of Toontown with Duckburg’s most famous trillionaire, Scrooge McDuck. Tennant was fresh off a visit to San Diego Comic-Con where he won over fans of Ducktales with his impromptu...

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Disney Vacation Account closes suddenly

Wed, 2017-07-26 01:37

Put down that Disney planning brochure and open up a bank account. After a more than a year in operation Disney has decided to close their Disney Vacation Account pre-payment plan. No new accounts are allowed to be created and those with existing accounts are being provided with options to...

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Disney World’s largest union seeks improved wages for cast members

Tue, 2017-07-25 11:27

You’re about to hear a lot of news about Walt Disney World’s largest worker’s group asking Mickey for a larger share of his cheese. The Service Trades Council Union (STCU), which represents 38,000 of WDW’s approximately 70,000 workers, want to open wage talks to resort employees can negotiate pay raises...

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Voctave is back with a new acapella Disney medley

Tue, 2017-07-25 04:18

Oh, you poor unfortunate souls who have not yet discovered Voctave. They’re an a cappela group composed of current and former members of the Voices of Liberty at EPCOT’s America Pavilion with vocal arrangements from the same talented director as the in park group – James Ray. Their most recent...

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WDW Gondola project now official – meet the Disney Skyliner

Tue, 2017-07-25 03:49

Work has started preparing the construction sites for the new Disney Skyliner – a gondola transportation system that will connect EPCOT’s International Gateway to Disney’s Hollywood Studios along with Pop Century, Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach, and the still to come Riviera DVC resort. I guess you could throw in...

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New “The Color of Pixar” book will paint your imagination

Tue, 2017-07-25 01:54

A significant part of Pixar’s formula can be attributed to the smart use of color to set tone and emotion. A new book “The  Color of Pixar” provides a new perspective on the studios’ art. The beautiful tome “The Color of Pixar” by Tia Kratter is now available for pre-order...

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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic adds Master Sommelier Grand Tasting

Mon, 2017-07-24 03:07

With 17 world-class restaurants and lounges Disney World’s Swan & Dolphin Resort is a culinary dreamers paradise. One weekend a year, the resort’s chefs all come together to serve up their best tastes paired with world class wines at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic....

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DuckTales – Sneak Peek from Premiere Episode

Mon, 2017-07-24 02:22

Another sneak peek to emerge from the San Diego Comic Con includes footage from the series premiere of “DuckTales: Woo-hoo!” coming to DisneyXD. In the clip Huey, Dewey, Louie and Webby embark on their very first adventure with the legendary Scrooge McDuck and the one and only Launchpad McQuack! Looks...

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Big Hero 6: The Series – Sneak Peek

Mon, 2017-07-24 02:02

As a family, we’re going to have to block off a lot of time to enjoy all the great new animated television that Disney and Marvel are creating  The list includes Ducktales, Star Wars Rebels, and Big Hero 6: The Series all of which are enjoyable by kids and adults....

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Thor: Ragnarok drops big new trailer at SDCC

Mon, 2017-07-24 00:11

DC films at SDCC put on a good show, but then the super hero movie experts stepped on the stage in Marvel Studios Hall H panel. One of the highlights was the new trailer for Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok which spread ripples of excitement across SDCC and the internet. If...

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D23 Expo – A Trip Report from Day 2 including Disney Parks Panel

Sun, 2017-07-23 16:00

I arrived at the Anaheim convention center at 8:28 AM on Day 2 of Disney’s biannual D23 Expo. It started at 9, and I wouldn’t get into the show floor until 10. If you ever decide to make this insane trek for yourself, I suggest bringing sunscreen because you will...

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Morimoto Asia’s super deals on new lower-priced late-night menu

Sat, 2017-07-22 19:06

Morimoto Asia has a new deal on their late-night menu that just can’t be beat in Disney Springs. We recently reviewed the new menu and were excited with many of the drink creations and new flavors added to the menu. Now you’ll be able to enjoy super deals on those...

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It’s official. Ryan Seacrest returns to host ‘American Idol’ on ABC

Fri, 2017-07-21 11:43

I remember the first time I saw Ryan Seacrest step on the stage for Disney. It was the farewell season of the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland and Seacrest was filming on Main Street USA for a TV special. Later he would return to host both the “Disneyland 2000:...

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Marvel’s Inhumans trailer features royal strife

Fri, 2017-07-21 04:16

A new trailer for Marvel’s Inhumans was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con and it rebeals a much bigger world than implied in the original teaser trailer. The result, a coup d’etat in the inhumans Royal family between Black Bolt (Anson Mount) and his brother Maximus (Iwan Rheon). The trailer gave...

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Hulu sets fall premiere date for Marvel’s Runaways

Fri, 2017-07-21 03:33

Marvel’s first show for TV streaming service Hulu is “Runaways” and it just announced that the premiere episode will be available on November 21st. The show follows six teenagers from varied backgrounds who united against their parents who are members of a villainous organization – the Pride. Adapted from the...

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Trailer for Howard Ashman biography

Fri, 2017-07-21 02:50

Howard Ashman became a part of the Disney family with his creative partner Alan Menken after the success of their musical “Little Shop of Horrors.” Together they created some of the greatest hits of the Disney Animation Renaissance: “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Aladdin.” Sadly, Ashman left...

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Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time – first Trailer and Poster

Thu, 2017-07-20 12:01

“A Wrinkle in Time,” the childhood favorite novel of so many, including your author, is coming to the big screen very soon and we’re excited to share the trailer and poster that was seen at D23 Expo with you. The epic adventure film is directed by Ava DuVernay whose vision...

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Disney Cruise Line fleet to add seventh ship

Thu, 2017-07-20 11:29

The Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany built the two most recent ships in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy. Disney plans to keep those workers busy through at least 2023 with orders for not two new ships, as was announced in March of...

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What if all Pixar characters were cars?

Thu, 2017-07-20 11:09

There’s a theory popular among a subset of Pixar fans, that all the movies are part of the same universe. It’s called the Pixar Universe Theory and there’s even a website where you can explore the theory. It almost works until you get to the Cars franchise. The only way...

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