Are You A Disney World Nerd?

Trying to become the ultimate Disney World nerd? Take our never-fail quiz to see if you’re on your way! . . . → Read More: Are You A Disney World Nerd?

Would Walt Disney be Happy with his Legacy?

Magical? Or just creepy.

Magical? Or just creepy.

Walt Disney may have been a controversial man but there’s no denying that he was a visionary. From the birth of his game-changing animation studios to his revolutionary theme park in California, Disney created a company that took chances on creativity with designs on making the world a more entertaining . . . → Read More: Would Walt Disney be Happy with his Legacy?

Steamboat Willie or Mortimer Mouse?

The original poster for the film - I think it speaks for itself.

The original poster for the film – I think it speaks for itself.

As a bit of a Disney nerd, I decided to participate in a round of Disney trivia this week at a local bar. With questions such as, “what company purchased ABC in 1996,” it certainly wasn’t a head-scratching evening – however . . . → Read More: Steamboat Willie or Mortimer Mouse?

Disney World Vacation Planning Video

Ooooh, fancy!

Ooooh, fancy!

It’s exciting, it’s free, and it’s all in the comfort of your own home. The Disney World Vacation Planning Video is an epic masterpiece that would be award-winning… if there existed an award like that. The odds are good that you’ve already seen it, but there’s so much more to this video . . . → Read More: Disney World Vacation Planning Video

The Princess and The Critic

“If I kiss you, you'll become a racially tolerant prince?”

“If I kiss you, you’ll become a racially tolerant prince?”

Disney has recently announced proudly that their newest princess will, for the first time, be African American. You might be surprised (as Disney was) to discover that this news has not been received warmly by the African American community. In fact, the term “racism” . . . → Read More: The Princess and The Critic

D23: A New Club Created Just for Disney (Fans)

d23

On March 10th of this year, Disney announced the launch of a new community initiative called D23 (in honor of the year 1923, when a young Walt Disney left home to ultimately create Disney Studios). Bob Iger, president and CEO of the Disney company, claims that they’ve been researching fan-sites for years to discover . . . → Read More: D23: A New Club Created Just for Disney (Fans)

What Disney did to Star Wars

What is the universe coming to?

What is the universe coming to?

As most of you know, Disney does not own Star Wars nor did it have a hand in creating the beloved franchise. When Disney decided to rush their studio theme park to market in order to compete with Universal, they came to the conclusion that they didn’t have . . . → Read More: What Disney did to Star Wars

Roger Rabbit, Steven Spielberg, and Abraham Lincoln

'Stop fighting and make me a sequel!'

‘Stop fighting and make me a sequel!’

As you may or may not be aware, an epic movie distribution deal between Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks and Universal Pictures recently fell apart, leaving Spielberg the need to complete a deal with his second (or far from second) choice – Disney. Well I never thought I’d see . . . → Read More: Roger Rabbit, Steven Spielberg, and Abraham Lincoln

Working in Disney World: Behind the Magic

Disney Staff Training

Disney Staff Training

A job in Disney World would be, dare I say, magical; and indeed what more perfect place is there to begin a career the day after college graduation?

So went the inner thoughts of a once naive man, and all too many innocent victims of the Disney Corporation. Yes, I admit . . . → Read More: Working in Disney World: Behind the Magic