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Cars Land Grand Opening Event – Video

I was standing right in front for the Cars Land Grand Opening event (just behind John Ratzenberger and Randy Newman, seriously), but my video isn’t nearly as good as this official release from Disney (below), so let’s use theirs!

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How to: Follow Disney Executives on Newsle

As a big Disney fan, and someone who studied business in college, I love reading about the inner workings of The Walt Disney Company. (When Tom Staggs and Jay Rasulo flipped roles, that was a big deal in my world.) Before, … Continue reading

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James Cameron walks the future site of Avatar-land with Joe Rohde and Tom Staggs

When Disney parks chair Tom Staggs announced a partnership with James Cameron to bring Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, I sort of assumed that Cameron and his production partner Jon Landau had already toured the park with its chief creative … Continue reading

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Aulani Grand Opening Ceremony Video

I was fortunate enough to be the guest of Disney for the opening of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i. The place is fantastic. Before the trip I wasn’t sure whether or not the magic of … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Chief Is Every Cast Member

I love this little skit from D23 that Ricky Brigante caught and put up on youtube. It shows Disney Parks & Resorts President Tom Staggs doing a variety of cast member jobs as he takes over the position from Jay … Continue reading

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