Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has just let the world know that content from pages like The Disney Blog will no longer show on your newsfeed unless you or a friend of yours shares it. This will severely diminish the return publications like The Disney Blog… Read More »A note to our Facebook fans
We’re all aware of the incredible ability of social media to keep us connected with our friends and family, but increasingly it is also becoming the primary method for keeping in touch with news from the community and your personal interests. That’s why we spend… Read More »Reasons to Like Us
I’ve stated before that I was unhappy with Disney for making their official fan club pay membership only. If you’re a fan, you’re a fan. You shouldn’t have to pay to get access to the information, events, and discounts that the company should want its… Read More »Official Disney Fan Club D23 to Offer New Free Membership, Finally
Editor: Please welcome Sean Gilley who was lucky enough to attend a preview performance of Newsies The Musical and nice enough to write about it for The Disney Blog. My son and I were lucky enough to attend the Newsies, the Musical, preview performance on… Read More »Newsies The Musical – Preview Performance Review
AMC Theatres wants you to be fully prepared for premier of The Avengers. On May 3rd, they’re holding the Ultimate Marvel Marathon showing the five existing Marvel films and then capping it off with a midnight premiere of The Avengers 3D! Here’s a list of… Read More »Ultimate Marvel Movie Marathon at AMC Theatres
Friday, August 19 was opening day of the D23 Expo (I’m working under the assumption that you are familiar with D23) and it kicked off with a bang. Or a mouse, as the case may be. It always starts with a mouse.
While the expo was open to the general ticket-buying public, it did offer a number of perks specifically to official D23 members, such as discounted passes, special “members only” events and early admission. It pays to belong, people!
Friday’s itinerary started at 9:00 a.m. with two of the aforementioned members only events, namely the Disney Store Opening Ceremony and the Radio Disney Road Crew Dance Party.
Other events that morning included an art contest with Disney.com, vintage footage showcasing the history of the Disneyland Hotel (congrats, DH, on the new ranking!), meet and greets with artists Jim Salvati and Robert Olszewski of the Disney Store and Disney Dream, respectively, and characters from Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates.
Then it was time for the 2011 Disney Legends Ceremony, which was, as you might imagine, magical. However, not everyone was able to attend the ceremony, so they had to settle for other really cool things like The Wonderful Words of Disney… Behind the Page: Kingdom Keepers presentation with Ridley Pearson. I would have loved to have attended this event to discuss some of my issues with the continuity, or lack thereof, within the series, but alas, Mr. Pearson was spared my fanboy criticism, and is probably the better for it.Read More »D23 Expo Recap: Day 1
If you’ve been a Disney fan for any length of time there is a great likelihood that you’ve run into situations where people can’t understand your love for all things mouse. Some of those people are even so anti-Disney, they seem to hate it. Some… Read More »AJC asks “Are You A Disney Hater”
These podcasts share the Good (meeting old friends), the bad (rude guests) and the ugly (Bat’s Day) of Westfest for those of us that could not attend this grand event. (Download your favorite Disney Podcasts on iTunes.) Disney Dudes Episode #44 Trace has to get… Read More »Mickey Heads-Disney Podcast Review Westfest 2010