RIP Dave Smith; Disney Legend and Disney Archives founder dies at 78
Feb15

RIP Dave Smith; Disney Legend and Disney Archives founder dies at 78

Dave Smith has passed away at the age of 78, it was reported this evening. Disney fans should know his name because the Disney Legend and Walt Disney Archives founder is probably one of the biggest Disney fans that ever lived. Dave dedicated his four-decade career at The Walt Disney Company to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks, and beyond. Named a Disney Legend in 2007, Dave was beloved by fans...

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Disney draining your wallet this year with major pushes for FROZEN 2 and STAR WARS, synchronized release
Feb15

Disney draining your wallet this year with major pushes for FROZEN 2 and STAR WARS, synchronized release

Disney is amping up for a huge holiday season and their counting on STAR WARS: EPISODE IX and FROZEN 2 to lead the charge with two major product launches for both franchises on the same day… October 4, 2019. It’s all expected to begin hitting shelves around the world in synchronized fashion marking Disney’s first-ever, global simultaneous rollout for two entertainment juggernauts, retailers around the world....

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CAPTAIN MARVEL to feature on upcoming Spring 2019 issue of Disney twenty-three Magazine, freebies included!
Feb14

CAPTAIN MARVEL to feature on upcoming Spring 2019 issue of Disney twenty-three Magazine, freebies included!

CAPTAIN MARVEL is ready to go higher, further, faster and this Spring, she’ll be on the cover of Disney twenty-three Magazine! As the cover story we’ll learn more about the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe adventure with Brie Larson herself plus Samuel L. Jackson. While that might be one of the most-anticipated films to come out of Disney this year, this issue will also cover upcoming projects including AVENGERS:...

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SUBMISSIONS NOW ACCEPTED for 2019  D23 Expo Design Challenge and Mousequerade
Feb12

SUBMISSIONS NOW ACCEPTED for 2019 D23 Expo Design Challenge and Mousequerade

If you’re attending this year’s D23 Expo and are interested in submitting for either the D23 Expo Design Challenge or the Mousequerade then you’ll be happy to know that submissions are now being accepted! D23 Expo Design Challenge PRIZE: $2,300! THEME: Haunted Mansion (in honor of the Disneyland attraction’s 50th anniversary) WHAT: Guests are asked to create works of art inspired by and Haunted Mansion and Haunted...

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MONDO announces new licensing partnership to feature pins, tiki mugs, apparel, and more
Feb07

MONDO announces new licensing partnership to feature pins, tiki mugs, apparel, and more

If you’re familiar with the incredible world of Mondo, then you know a brand that creates artwork and items that are in essence by fans for fans. As of today, Monday is sharing news about their new partnership license with Disney which means we can expect a world of new products across apparel, collectibles, games, and more. The first fruits of this collaboration will feature collectible pins for Mickey Mouse as well as new tiki...

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WATCH: Minions cross the finish line to promote upcoming RUNNING UNIVERSAL 5K
Feb07

WATCH: Minions cross the finish line to promote upcoming RUNNING UNIVERSAL 5K

Universal Studios Hollywood is kicking off its new RUNNING UNIVERSAL series this year with Minion Run 5K on Saturday, May 11, 2019. If you’ve participated in similar runDisney events before, you’ll get the general idea for what Universal has planned. The unique setup will take runners both inside and outside of the park and backlot on a course that will include surprises along the way such as different characters and...

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PICTORIAL: 2019 LA Cookie Con brings sweet selection of experiences, ‘Nutcracker’ tribute cake
Feb05

PICTORIAL: 2019 LA Cookie Con brings sweet selection of experiences, ‘Nutcracker’ tribute cake

In celebration of the home release of THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS, Disney was a big partner for the fifth annual LA COOKIE CON this past weekend where they featured renowned pâtissier and chef, Adriano Zumbo. The fruit of this collaboration was a stunning cake that takes cues from the holiday film. Zumbo — who is perhaps best known for his challenging desserts on “MasterChef Australia” and Netflix’s...

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Three relaxing luxury vacations for the whole family that involve no pixies, mice, or princesses
Jan25

Three relaxing luxury vacations for the whole family that involve no pixies, mice, or princesses

The words “relaxation” and “family” seldom mix. You can hope for relaxation without family, and family without relaxation, but if you think you can have both, you probably don’t have children. Children are a blessing, but not if you want eight hours of rest each night and some time to yourself. And so, vacations become something altogether different when your family grows. You go to kid-friendly places, with plenty of activities for...

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All room types available for booking at Universal’s new value destination: ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT
Jan23

All room types available for booking at Universal’s new value destination: ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT

Universal’s Endless Summer Resort has a new firmer completion date to be set somewhere in May 2020 and all room types are now available for booking. As we’ve announced previously, the resort’s two distinct properties — Surfside Inn and Suites (opening July 2019) & Dockside Inn and Suites (opening May 2020) — will be value-focused, offering room rates for as low as $76 per night. The two new properties...

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FIRST LOOK: Beautiful anniversary pins featured in 2019 Disney D23 Membership Gift
Dec27

FIRST LOOK: Beautiful anniversary pins featured in 2019 Disney D23 Membership Gift

Every year, it’s always a big surprise to see what D23 will be offering for its membership gift (the free gift that comes as a bonus for signing up for membership in Disney’s official fan club). This year, the 2019 D23 Membership Gift set pays tribute to its own iconic 10th anniversary by celebrating milestone Disney anniversaries in 2019! The exclusive box set this year includes a set of 10 pins, designed by Disney artist...

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