If your family is anything like mine, and it probably isn’t, but just go with me here, then your children may have reached an age where ideas around travel are changing. That is, the family vacation is no longer dependent upon so many theme parks… Read More »Beyond the Parks: The Crossroads of Disney Travel
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Winter is coming, and just when you thought it was safe to go back in the snow . . . it is! Disney has another new “Frozen” show (the first recently opened in Disney California Adventure Park—the shows are not the same), and this time… Read More »Disney Cruise Line’s “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular” Is a Real Wonder
You can do magic You can have anything that you desire Magic, and you know You’re the one who can put out the fire. – America (the band) There has been no shortage of superhero films over the past few years (decades?). In addition, movies… Read More »Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” Prescribes Super, Magic Fun
I was there as invited press, and my take on the overall experience can be found on GeekDad. However, there was far more happening on the cruise than I could fit in one article and I would be remiss not to discuss it further. Yes, I’m talking about t-shirts.
Seriously, the Star Wars shirts worn by Disney Cruise Line guests, just like everything on the ship, were next level stuff. I took as many photos as I could, which was kind of weird at first, but after a few pictures I realized that people were more than happy to pose—before long I was the “shirt guy,” and I’ve been called a lot worse.
Note: I included both “fan” and “official” shirts in the gallery. The photo quality isn’t always great as many of them were snapped in elevators, hallways, and assorted places you tend to pass through quickly. Also, I may have had a beverage in my hand.
And on that note . . .
You may have noticed the national shift toward STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and STEAM (STEM with a twist of art) curriculum in your local schools and clubs, and that’s a good thing. After all, the children are the future, and the better their… Read More »Disney and Code.org Awaken the Force with an Hour of Code
I must admit, I hadn’t seen Aladdin in years. I know we’ve watched it with the boys at some point, but they were really young at the time—too young to really remember it. We were due. Needless to say, when my family was invited to… Read More »The “Aladdin” Diamond Edition Release Party
As you know the D23 Expo is the Disney event to end all Disney events. It is huge, filled with tons of amazing exhibits, tweet-worthy news, celebrities and incredible cosplay. There is something for every Disney fan and then some. However, like all things Disney… Read More »Suggestions for Plussing the D23 Expo
My family and I just attended a media event for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, which is the fancy name given to Disneyland’s 60th anniversary. Spoiler alert: It’s fun! In addition to everything you have heard about the new “World of Color – Celebrate! The… Read More »Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration: An Overview