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Celebrate National Polka Dot Day with @MinnieStyle’s Virtual Retreat

It’s National Polka Dot Day, and @MinnieStyle is celebrating by sharing an upcoming virtual retreat all about our favorite, and most stylish Mouse! In honor of the social media holiday, fashion-forward Disney fans can join in on Minnie-inspired Instagram activities all inspired by her classic dotted style. The retreat runs from January 31-February 4, 2022, and we have all the ...

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What to Do Before You Apply to the Disney College Program

Applications are opening soon for the next season of the Disney College Program, and college students around the country are getting ready for their chance to be considered for this magical internship opportunity. Applying for the Disney College Program is an exciting (and at times stressful) experience in itself, but as an alumna of the program myself, I wanted to ...

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Did Lucasfilm Throw Away Its One Non-Star Wars (and Indy) Project?


Does the title Children of Blood and Bone ring a bell? Well, it is the title of a young adult fantasy novel by Tomi Adeyemi that we were told Lucasfilm was doing an adaptation of at Disney’s Investor Day back in December 2020. Fans were told that the book series–meant to be a trilogy–was going be the foundation of Lucasfilm’s non-Star Wars ...

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“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” – First Disney Song Ever to Reach #1 in UK

Encanto Song

Okay, “we don’t talk about Bruno,” but can we keep talking about how popular that song continues to be? Only days after dethroning “Let it Go” from Frozen as the highest-charted Disney song, we now know that “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” has also gained massive popularity outside of America. Lin-Manuel’s group number which features performances from Rhenzy Feliz, Adassa, Stephanie Beatriz, ...

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Paralympian Swept runDisney “Dopey Challenge” for Sixth Straight Year

Disney World Race Weekend Winner

Another incredible story has emerged from 2022’s runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Brian Siemann, Push Rim Wheelchair athlete and three-time Paralympian, won his division in every race, sweeping what is known as the “Dopey Challenge” — completing the 5k, 10k, half-marathon, and full marathon. Just a few days ago, Disney Fanatic covered the story of one Olympic-hopeful runner who ...

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