Author Archives: Rick

Rick is an avid Disney fan. He first went to Disney World in 1986 with his parents and has been hooked ever since. Rick is married to another Disney fan and is in the process of turning his two children into fans as well. When he is not creating new Disney adventures, he loves to watch the New York Yankees and hang out with his dog, Buster. In the fall, you will catch him cheering for his beloved NY Giants.

When Trolls Strike, Josh Gad to the Rescue

Josh Gad Defends Mermaid Casting

Internet trolls have been having a field day lately with Disney. It started with the casting of Halle Bailey, who is African American, in the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid. The backlash continued with the casting of Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell in Peter Pan and Wendy. Fan backlash even struck the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the casting of ...

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Hundreds of Disney Cast Members Rally for a Raise

Disney Cast Members Rally

Hundreds of Disney Cast Members held a rally on Thursday, March 15, seeking a “living wage” from the Walt Disney Company. Disney and the unions representing its Cast Members have been at an impasse over contract negotiations since the contract with Disney Cast Members expired last October. HAPPENING NOW: Disney Cast members are rallying for better wages behind Magic Kingdom ...

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Disney in Court Over Response to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law

Disney in Court Over Response to 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Disney can’t seem to catch a break. Every move they make lately appears to be the wrong one, particularly those moves which led to the Mouse House losing control over the Reedy Creek Improvement District in a fight with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature over Disney’s response to Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act. While critics of the ...

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New Experiences Coming to Tomorrowland Ahead of Tron Opening

New Tomorrowland Experiences Before Tron Opens

Perhaps you’ve heard the rumors that the Tron Lightcycle/Run will open on April 4? At this point, it’s been pretty difficult to escape the news of Walt Disney World’s latest thrill ride. But Disney recently announced that several other changes will be coming to Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom to help welcome the new attraction. The new Tron coaster has ...

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DO NOT Go To Disney World This April

Do Not Go to Disney This April

If you ask any Disney “expert” the best time to go to Walt Disney World, to a person, they will tell you to go when kids are in school. The best times are usually September, early October, late January, or early February. No, really? So, you’re saying that the best time to go to Disney World is when no one ...

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Is Disney Replacing Its Animators With AI? The Truth May Be Scary

Disney Replacing Animators with AI

It’s no secret that Disney has been having some problems settling on a contract with its Cast Members. Walt Disney World Cast Members have been working without a contract since last October and, more recently, rejected a contract offer from Disney. CEO Bob Iger has also recently announced massive layoffs at the Walt Disney Company. It would appear to be ...

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Best Bets For March Madness at Disney World

Best Bars for March Madness

It’s that time of year again when everyone’s attention turns to college basketball briefly until your bracket is busted. But if you happen to be at Disney World, your options for watching the games are limited. If you are in the Parks during March Madness, there really is nowhere to watch the games. Disney wants you to enjoy the Parks ...

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A Special So Bad It Needed A Documentary to Explain It

A Disturbance in the Force

In 2023, audiences fully expect and, in some cases, want studios to exploit all of the intellectual property they own fully. It is the basis of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Comics Universe. Well-known characters have movies that launch less-known characters and their films. And with everyone having a streaming service now, all those IPs can appear in ...

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Why Do People Keep Doing Stupid Things At Disney?

Stupid People At Disney

It’s becoming clear to me that I’m old. There are just some things in this world that I don’t understand. I’m not talking about the internet as a whole. I’m not quite that old. I still have all faculties and everything, most of them, so I have that going for me. What I’m talking about is that every time I ...

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