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!

‘Elf’, ‘Blank Check’ Star, Michael Lerner, Dead at 81

michael lerner elf

We have some sad news to report following this Easter weekend. Late on April 9, it was reported that acclaimed actor Michael Lerner had passed away at the age of 81. Lerner had worked in the entertainment industry for 50 years and was in a number of notable films and television shows, including Barton Fink, The Postman Always Rings Twice, ...

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Disney Teams Up With Carmaker For Special Disney100 Electric Car!

Disney100 Hyundai electric car

On January 27, The Walt Disney Company officially kicked off its 100th Anniversary celebration. The Disney100 began at the theme park that started it all — Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Sleeping Beauty Castle got a gorgeous makeover, limited-time food offerings were added to the menu, and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway opened in Mickey’s ToonTown. There were also TWO ...

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Guest’s “Genius” Turkey Leg Hack Goes Viral

Turkey Leg Disney World

There are so many dining options when visiting a Disney Park. Not only are there numerous sit-down restaurants where Guests can dine on delicious food while interacting with characters, but there are also a ton of great counter service options. If you are more of a food on-the-go type person, Disney has you covered there as well! Sweets lovers can ...

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New Adventures Coming to Iconic Disney Attraction!

Star Tours

It’s no secret that one of the most successful franchises in history is Star Wars. From the time the first film — Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope — came out in 1977, fans haven’t been able to get enough of Luke Skywalker, Hans Solo, Chewbacca, and everyone else in the Star Wars universe. The franchise is so popular that there are ...

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Guests Are Having a Big Problem With TRON’s Virtual Queue

tron lightcycle virtual queue

On April 4, Walt Disney World Resort opened its newest ride at the Magic Kingdom — TRON Lightcycle/Run. After being announced nearly six years ago and enduring five years of construction, Guests were finally able to board their Lightcycle bikes and journey into the Grid. Cast Member previews and a soft opening began last month. Now, the new attraction is ...

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Disney Exec Says Company Used Layoffs as “Convenient” Way to Fire Him For Disagreeing With Leadership

Ike Perlmutter Marvel

Back in February, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that Disney would be eliminating 7,000 positions in the company. The company would be laying off approximately 4,000 Cast Members and leaving 3,000 open positions unfilled. The layoffs began in late March, just before the April 3 Annual Shareholders Meeting. Many executives lost their jobs as Iger attempted to cut $5.5 billion ...

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Model Sues Disney For Alleged Rape by Former Exec.

Sara Ziff

In 2017, acclaimed film producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual assault by a number of women. Throughout his decades-long career, Weinstein was a producer on a number of hit films, including The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Shakespeare in Love, The Hateful Eight, The Founder, and so many more. The 71-year-old has been sentenced to more ...

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Disney Announces New DisneyBand+!

DisneyBand Plus

In 2013, Disney introduced new technology at its theme parks that was a total game changer. MagicBands allowed Guests to keep their room key and theme park ticket right on their wrist! No more digging through your bag for your tickets. Over the years, Disney’s MagicBand has evolved, and now we have MagicBand+. With MagicBand+, Guests can not only enter ...

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