Readers: In the past, I have blogged about Dave Shute’s 2014 and ’s 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar. Dave’s site is yourfirstvisit.net blog and discusses everything you need to know for your first visit to Walt Disney World. Recently, Fred Hazelton of touringplans.com posted a variation of Dave’s calendar showing years 2010-2014 and 2015 projected. […]

Readers: I have decided to create a new data visualization blog post theme specifically for topics related to Disney. This new theme will be called Disney DataViz. To start off this theme, I could not think of any better chart to present than Dave Shute’s 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar. Dave’s site is yourfirstvisit.net blog […]

Source: Suzy Strutner, Which Disney Park is Actually The Happiest Place on Earth?, The Huffington Post, January 6, 2014, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/06/disney-parks_n_4537100.html. There’s only room for one Happiest Place on Earth on this Earth. The folks at Cheap Flights have cross-examined ticket prices, acreage, and the number of character meet-and-greets to determine which of six Disney parks […]

Digital artist Eowyn Smith has created a map of the world highlighting the location where animated films by Disney and Pixar took place. The fan art maps 44 Disney animated films 13 Pixar films. It reaches as far back as Disney’s first film, Snow White, and includes Disney’s 2013 release Frozen. In traditional cartography fashion, Wall-E, […]

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

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 […]