I love that the world of Disney fandom is so wide that it can accomodate many differnt types of passion. If you want to obsess over theme park napkins, there’s a spot for you. If you want to be Ariel the Little Mermaid and make… Read More »Little Mermaid Shellphone Bling Drake Parody by Traci Hines
Another Videopolis already? Yep. Sometimes the hits just keep on coming. Today’s video is a fun concept from Stuart Edge, who enlisted some talented vocalists to recreate the “Kiss The Girl” moment from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in real life. The result is quite charming:… Read More »Videopolis: Kiss The Girl in Real Life
Every night around 15 minutes before the fireworks shoot off, guests walking through the pathways of New Fantasyland “may get wet.” That phrase sounds familiar to guests who’ve seen Fantasmic!, but why would it happen in New Fantasyland? Well, because the area is significantly closer… Read More »Journey of The Little Mermaid at Magic Kingdom Lit on Fire by Fireworks
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and now Christmas is next up! You know what that means…BUY BUY BUY! The annual problem is coming back: What do I get the Disney Fan in my family? Well, that is why I am here to help! This will… Read More »Holiday Gift Guide: Disney Films
It took them long enough, but Disney World has finally released a little bit of concept art for the new Little Mermaid meet & greet that will be attached to, but separate from, the larger attraction. The concept art for Ariel’s Grotto shows her seated… Read More »Concept art for Ariel’s Grotto – New Fantasyland Meet and Greet
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
The Clam Shell shaped omnimover vehicles that will be the passenger compartments for The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure attraction coming to California Adventure have arrived and are now being installed on the track. Thanks to Disney for providing this video: If those look familiar,… Read More »Little Mermaid Clam Shells arrive at California Adventure
You are probably a fan of Kenneth Mars and you don’t even realize it. If you are a fan of Mel Brooks then you knew him has the crazy Nazi playwright in The Producers. He was Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock in the 1979 Disney movie… Read More »Kenneth Mars, Voice of Triton, dead at age 74