Author Archives: Krysten Swensen

A born and bred New England girl living the Disney life in Southern California. I love to read, to watch The Golden Girls, and love everything to do with Disney and Universal. I also love to share daily doses of Disney on my Disney Instagram @BrazzleDazzleDisney!

Disney Executive to Serve on Major Presidential Council

Dana Walden Joe Biden Council

In early February, Disney held its first quarter earnings call for the 2023 fiscal year. It was Bob Iger’s first earnings call since he stepped back into the CEO role after the firing of Bob Chapek. During the call, Iger announced a number of things — like 7,000 Cast Member layoffs — and shared that Dana Walden would be named ...

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Surprise Disney Vacation Doesn’t Exactly Go As Planned

Surprise Disney Trip Gone Wrong

For many, a trip to Walt Disney World Resort is the ultimate vacation, where magical memories are made, dreams come true, and magic becomes a reality. A lot of planning goes into a Disney vacation, especially if you want to keep that trip secret from some of the people going on it. Surprising family — especially children — videos have ...

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Disney Entertainment Sees Major Shakeup

Walt Disney Studios

In early February, Disney CEO Bob Iger held his first earnings call since once again becoming CEO after the firing of Bob Chapek. During that call, Iger shared that one of his main focuses was giving creative power back to the very talented Disney creatives. As part of that, he was making Dana Walden and Alan Bergman the co-chairs of ...

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Disney Legend Lives Out Jungle Cruise Fantasy

Josh Gad Jungle Cruise Skipper

In early September 2022, Disney hosted its ultimate fan event, right across the street from the Disneyland Resort. The D23 Expo brings together Disney fans and Disney legends. During the long weekend, Disney hosted a number of incredible panels, giving Guests exclusive first looks at new movies, new television, shows, new attractions, and more. One of those panels was the ...

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Bob Iger Pays Tribute to Longest-Serving Cast Member After Their Death

Burny Mattinson

On February 27, Walt Disney Animation announced that Disney’s longest-serving Cast Member, and Disney Legend, — Burny Mattinson — had passed away at the age of 87. Mattinson had been with the company for an incredible 70 years, beginning as a messenger and working his way up. Mattinson became one of Disney’s most iconic animators in the decades he worked ...

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Massive ABC Tell-All Squashed By Huge Payout to Fired Anchor

GMA3 Amy Robach TJ Holmes

In November 2022, GMA3: What You Need to Know hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes found themselves creating headlines instead of reporting on them. It was leaked that the two ABC co-anchors were in a relationship. While that, in and of itself, isn’t a problem, the issue was that both Holmes and Robach were married. Not long after the relationship ...

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Prohibited Drone Crashes In Disney Park

Drone Crash at Disneyland Park

As many big Disney fans know, the airspace over Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort is restricted, with permission needed to fly over both The Most Magical Place on Earth and The Happiest Place on Earth. Aircrafts that want to fly over the Parks need to get special permission, and, should they not get permission and do it anyway, ...

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How You Can Get Your Hands on Disney’s SNICKERS Macaron!

Disneyland Food & Wine Festival

In just a few days, one of Disneyland Resort’s most popular events will return — the Food & Wine Festival at Disney California Adventure Park. The DCA Food & Wine Festival will feature a dozen food booths, all offering unique food options, along with specialty drinks. The drinks will be both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, making the Festival perfect for both ...

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The Absolute WORST Part of Disney Genie+

Disney Genie

Back in 2020, while both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort were closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney announced that it would be ending the incredibly popular FastPass program, which had been a staple at the Parks for two decades. In its place, Disney would be introducing a paid system — Disney Genie+. The move was a controversial ...

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Disney’s Newest Movie Just Broke a Terrible Record

China Softening on Disney Movies

Over the decades, The Walt Disney Company has become one of the greatest movie studios in history, creating lasting hits like Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, The Princess and the Frog, Frozen, Coco, and more. Disney has also had its ups and downs when it comes to success, but while its recent animated movies have seen high highs and low ...

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