Source: DLRPToday.com, Anthony Sheridan, Monday, February 11, 2013 Did you know that 85% of Disneyland Paris fans visit fan sites at least once a week. Let’s hope you’re not also one of the unfortunate 8% of fans who have never actually visited the resort (NOTE: I think the DLRPToday.com site is France or Europe-based; 8% […]

Readers: I am posting commentary from The Walt Disney Family Museum blog regarding recent statements that have been made about Walt. Walt was one of my childhood heroes (Houdini, Teddy Roosevelt, Albert Einstein were others). I also had the good fortune to work for The Walt Disney Company for a while. I have read most […]

Source: Companies Owned by Disney – An infographic by the team at CableTV.com

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Matterhorn ride, the folks at Disney created this infographic which gave us a rare inside look at the Matterhorn at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA. Correction: My friend, Charles Apple, at the Orange County Register sent me an update to this blog post.  Charles noted: “The folks at Disney”? No, I’m afraid […]

Today, with deep sadness, The Walt Disney Family Museum shared that Diane Disney Miller has passed away. Diane died of complications from a fall. Diane was the eldest daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney, wife to Ron Miller, mother of seven children, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, and an inspiration to all. She was an extraordinary philanthropist and enthusiastic […]

From yourfirstvisit.net blog by Dave Shute. 2014 CROWDS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD Mr. Shute has provided his projections for Walt Disney World 2014 weekly crowds. Dates in it are the beginning of the week, and the forecast covers the following 9 days. Crowd levels are ranked by week from 1-11 in the following way: 1: Lowest of […]

Disney Legends Awards Ceremony Source: Micechat.com The D23 Arena also hosted the 2013 Disney Legends Awards on Saturday. The ceremony kicked off with a presentation honoring Disney Legends that passed away over the last year including Annette Funicello, Robert Sherman, Ginny Tyler and others. America’s Funniest Home Videos host Tom Bergeron and Disney CEO Bob […]

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Source: Micechat.com Speaking of priceless originals, upstairs at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Walt Disney Archives put together another display of props, costumes and artifacts from Disney’s rich history. Unfortunately, the exhibit wasn’t as large or as strong as the display put together for the 2011 D23 Expo. What […]

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Pavillon Journey Into Imagineering Source: micechat.com The big draw on the show floor was, of course, the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Pavilion. By entering through a facade evoking the Imagineering headquarters in Glendale, California; guests of the pavilion, put together by Walt Disney Imagineering, took a “Journey Into Imagineering.” […]

Welcome to D23 Expo Source: micechat.com Guests approaching the convention center were greeted by the huge Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s Waffle-inator which was home to the Phineas and Ferb Waffle-inator Challenge game. D23 Expo Show Floor The D23 Expo show floor featured booths and pavilions from just about every corner of the Walt Disney Company. Here are […]