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.

Is A Disney World Cast Member Strike Becoming Inevitable?

Cast Member Strike

Tensions have been rising between the Walt Disney Company and the Unions representing Cast Members across the parks, roughly 45,000 Disney employees. And now, with negotiations seemingly at an impasse with the unions overwhelmingly rejecting Disney’s offer and Disney rejecting the union’s request, a strike could be the next step for the workers. The contract between Disney and its Cast ...

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Reminder: Disney 100 Exhibition Is Now Open

Disney 100 Exhibition

For those who don’t live close to Disneyland in Anaheim or Disney World in Orlando, sometimes it’s like you’re on the outside looking in. If you don’t live near the parks, you get to watch from behind the glass as everyone else is having a great time, and you can only wish you had the opportunity to join in on ...

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No, Josh D’Amaro Is Not Going to Be Disney CEO. Here’s Why:

Disney Begins Latest Round of Layoffs

Picture this scene:  It’s on stage at Hamilton. Daveed Diggs is dressed in his finest Thomas Jefferson gear as he is about to start “The Reynolds Pamphlet.” The song begins, and as we look across the stage, it isn’t Alexander Hamilton standing dead center, but instead, the Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products, Josh D’Amaro. Diggs continues with the ...

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Would Winnie the Pooh Eat You? Only if You Lose the Copyrights

Winnie the Pooh

Just when you thought you’ve worked out all of your childhood issues, something that rehashes all your nightmares pops up. Coming to theaters this week is a new movie that will trigger all those old haunting memories. Last January, Disney lost its copyrights to the A.A. Milne Winnie the Pooh characters. Since then, they have been fair game for anyone ...

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Acting Legends Debate Current State of Disney Movie Magic

China Softening on Disney Movies

Apparently, when some actors step into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they are hoping for a little more reality than is actually possible to create within that universe. Large portions of the Marvel movies are created using green screen technology, which allows directors to create worlds that none of us ever thought possible. Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has played everyone from ...

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Why Would You Do That to ‘Toy Story’?

jessie and woody in toy story

It all seemed so perfect. Everything was wrapped up so nicely. Andy headed off to college and passed down the toys to a new generation of kids. And then, it was back. Disney/Pixar decided that the story wasn’t over just yet. Toy Story 4 (2019) would get the band back together for one last ride. But that would be the ...

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Stop Getting Wasted at Disney

Stop getting wasted at Disney

There really is nothing wrong with having a drink or two while you’re wandering around the World Showcase, but this is getting out of control. Since when has it been a good idea to hang around Disney World and get hammered and have a good old-fashioned fistfight?   A few weeks ago, I was walking out to my car, minding my ...

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