Have you ever heard of Disneylandia? Have you been to Mickey Mouse Park? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t – because neither one ever existed. Both were concepts that Walt had in mind even before Disneyland opened. In the course … Continue reading Disneylandia and Mickey Mouse Park – More of the Disney That Never Was
When I wrote this, I had just seen the Disney Studio Store in Hollywood‘s (DSSH) newest upcoming pin release and all I could do was shake my head in sadness. There was a time when seeing the new pins was … Continue reading Has Disney Pin Collecting Become Simply Outrageous?
Did you know the Country Bear Jamboree almost didn’t become part of the Disney theme parks? It’s true. Originally, the attraction was supposed to be part of a year-round resort located in the mountains of California. Walt apparently loved skiing … Continue reading An Alternate Home for the Country Bear Jamboree: The Disney Resort That Never Was
It’s pretty far away from any Disney theme park. And if you were planning a Disney vacation, probably San Francisco would be low on the list of places to go. But if you have the chance and you’re a fan … Continue reading Why You Need To Go To The Walt Disney Family Museum
The answer is a complicated “no, but…” Many stores will still carry unique merchandise, but the answer I received by email from the Disney Store was that the line was being reduced. What they wrote was: “Some stores will carry … Continue reading Disney Stores Ending Unique City Merchandise?
The Cinderella Pin Trading Event hosted by the Disney Studio Store Hollywood is this year’s royal ball of pin trading, but did the glass slipper fit? Or did it shatter into pieces as when Lady Tremaine smashed it against the … Continue reading Cinderella Pin Trading Event Review – Did the Glass Slipper Fit?
Have you ever been to Port Disney? Only in your imagination. Port Disney is often cited as the foundational building block of what would become the world-renowned Tokyo DisneySea. But instead of being built halfway across the world, it might … Continue reading Port Disney: The Theme Park That Never Was
Jerrod Maruyama is an extremely talented artist. One look at his particular style and you can see why he is such a perfect match for doing unique interpretations of iconic Disney characters. He has been a featured artist at WonderGround … Continue reading Jerrod Maruyama Talks About Hipster Mickey, Hipster Minnie, and It’s A Small World!
Frozen is one of the best animated – scratch that – one of the best MOVIES out in theaters in a long time. An engaging story with lively characters, great music, wonderful songs, and a reindeer – who could ask … Continue reading How Frozen Warmed My Heart – Frozen Sing-A-Long at the El Capitan Jan 31-Feb 13!
Have you ever wanted to just belt out the songs of your favorite movies at the movie theater? Those pesky signs that tell you to be silent during the movie, the glares of the people around you, all make you … Continue reading The Sing-A-Long Experience at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood