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The Disney Fan Podcast Review

Editor’s Note: I’d like to welcome Jenn (aka Sleeping Beauty’s Sister (@SBSister)) to The Disney Blog. She’s kicking off a new column that will cover the ever growing world of Disney Fan Podcasts. We look forward to your feedback.

This Week on the BIG 3!!

Lou makes his BIG announcement on WDWRadio. Ricky shows his dark side on Inside the Magic. And Paul gets quick, wet and bare- err bear on A Window to the Magic. All this and more on This Week on the Big 3!

This week we re-join our intrepid adventurer, Lou Mongello, for another trip around the WDWRadio dial. George Taylor from ImagiNERDing.com joins Lou to discuss 3 more books for the Disney geek library. The underlying theme of the books is Disney Theme Park architecture. Designing Disney’s Theme Parks: The Architecture of Reassurance is a compilation of various articles put together by Carol Ann Marlin. Designing Disney was written by the venerable John Hench. Building a Dream: The Art of Disney Architecture was written by Beth Dunlop. For a complete run down check out Lou and George’s discussion this week on the show.

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Star Wars Weekends – Mini-trooper

You may have heard of the Mini-Cooper, well here is the Mini-Trooper. Sporting “Stromtrooper” costumes made by their mother, Four-year-old Noah Kapusta (far right) and two-year-old Anakin Kapusta (second from right), brothers from Celebration, Fl, have a great chance to interact with Star Wars-costumed Disney… Read More »Star Wars Weekends – Mini-trooper

Star Wars Weekends 2008 Merchandise Preview

This June 6 through June 29th marks the first Star Wars Weekends to be held at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Well, that’s just because the park changed names. But one thing that remains consistent is that Star Wars Weekends always provides some great merchandise and unique… Read More »Star Wars Weekends 2008 Merchandise Preview

Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom (VMK) closing in May

Latest: Saving Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom – 4.15.08

May 21st, 2008 will mark the end of one very cool MMO game brought to you by Disney Online. Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom is wrapping up play and urging its players to join in on one of Disney’s other offerings. The only hitch, those games require pay-for-play to get full functionality.

Needless to say this is causing an uproar among the games fans who have invested time and effort in building their characters, rooms, and friends in VMK. VMKMagic.com has started a petition to save the game.

I’ve included the full notice of closure and faq from VMK’s newsletter below the cut

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