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.

King Charles III Just Can’t Stop Making Disney News

King Charles Keeps making Disney News

Last month, King Charles III was spread across headlines in connection with Disney. It seemed odd then, but it turned out that it was just Disney punking Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Just before the Reedy Creek Improvement District was dissolved, it signed an agreement with the Walt Disney Company that allowed Disney to have control over the District until 21 ...

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DeSantis/Disney Feud Roasted by President Biden at Correspondent’s Dinner

DeSantis/Disney feud roasted at Correspondent's Dinner

The philosopher Jimmy Buffett once said, “If we weren’t all crazy, we would go insane.” And that sums up where we are with the ongoing feud between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Walt Disney Company. Just when you think it’s over, something new happens, letting us know there is no end in sight. This week, Disney sued Governor DeSantis, ...

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Disney is Re-Releasing Our Collective Childhoods in Theaters

Return of the Jedi comes back to theaters

For those of us of a certain age, it’s hard to describe what the release of Return of the Jedi (1983) was like for those who weren’t there. There was no internet to drip out constant spoilers or updates on the film. There were no sneak peeks or new trailers dropping. The movie was the thing. The excitement was palpable ...

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Sit Down Disney, Universal is the New King of Animation

Universal keeps beating Disney Animation

For decades, Disney was the only game in town. The Mouse House was the undisputed king of the animation world. Even during the dark years after Walt Disney’s death, Disney was still the champion. Disney continued its domination into the 1990s with Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), Lion King (1994), and Pocahontas (1995).  Then, in 1995, a new ...

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Disney/ESPN Exec. Let Go After 43 Years While Wife Battles Cancer

Mike Soltys let go at ESPN

Round Two of the bloodbath began today. What Disney CEO Bob Iger promised months ago has now come to fruition. The first round of layoffs at the Walt Disney Company started last month, and now, the second round of cuts began today, hitting Disney-owned ESPN the hardest. This week, the Disney Company is expected to lay off “several thousand” people ...

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