- July 23-25 dedicated Disney’s Cast Members will volunteer their time to raise money for United Arts with the annual “Encore” choral event. The theme this year is “Anything can happen”. More information at encorecentral.org.
- The Orlando Sentinel reports on the seemingly ubiquitous Brazilian tour groups that crowd Walt Disney World this time of year. Brazil is third, behind Canada and UK, for foreign tourists to Central Florida.
- The NY Times chimes in with their feelings about Disneyland’s new Dream Home. I’ll give you a hint, they weren’t amused.
- WALL-E and EVE Pez Dispensers, available in Europe.
- Action Figure Insider reports on the coming availability of some collectibles for some forgotten Disney characters.
- Pop & Politics blog has an outsider’s view on Disney and WALL-E.
- Please take a look at my current selection of eBay auctions. Nine end tomorrow. There are some great scrapbook pages, and some unique Disney collectibles. Your support helps The Disney Blog and you get something collectible in return. Thank you.
Finally, below the cut is a short video of one crash test dummy riding into another. This will likely be evidence #1 when Disney tries to keep Segways out of the parks in the recent lawsuit.