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Three Replacements for The Country Bear Jamboree

Country Bear Jamboree Replacement

Let’s be honest, out of all of the “untouchable” yet extremely dated attractions at Magic Kingdom Park, The Country Bear Jamboree is the one that should go the way of the dodo first. But there is no reason to remove such an icon if we do not have another potentially iconic attraction to take its place. So what could replace ...

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Let’s Talk About a ‘Coco’ Takeover of The Haunted Mansion

Coco Disney World

Upon my latest visit to the Disneyland Resort, I was fortunate enough to experience Haunted Mansion Holiday for the first time. I was incredibly impressed with how seamlessly Imagineers worked to include the spooky cast of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas into the classic attraction for the time of year. And it made me start wishing once again that more ...

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Is ‘Coco’ Coming to the Magic Kingdom?

Coco Thunder Mountain

What if there was more to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park?  There were a lot of thought-provoking “what-if” questions being posed by the Parks Panel at the D23 Expo today, particularly those that teased a very likely vision for a future expansion waiting just beyond the Big Thunder Mountain attraction in Frontierland. Related: D23 UPDATE: Villains Land Teased For Disney ...

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Disney World Guests Complain as Disneyland Receives Bonus Villains

oogie boogie bash villains

These days, Walt Disney World Resort Guests are finding a whole lot to complain about on their Disney vacations in Florida. Some Guests are complaining about roller coasters or rides that are in disrepair (including the soon-to-be-gone Splash Mountain), Disney’s increase in restrictions, and Disney’s involvement in Florida politics. Other Guests are actually the cause of complaints, whether they are ...

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‘Coco’ Villain Sings ‘Remember Me’ at Disney Park’s Halloween Party

Ernesto de la Cruz Disneyland

Halloween is an extra-special time at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Theme Parks, if not for anything but the opportunity for extra-special character sightings, experiences, and meet and greets–particularly involving the Disney Villains. Noticeably lacking in their permanent presence in the Parks, Halloween–more specifically, the extra-ticket Halloween parties like Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Oogie Boogie Bash–are the time for ...

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These Are the Disney Pets We Wish We Owned


Throughout various works in Walt Disney Entertainment we’ve seen loyal, companionable demonstrations of love and mutual appreciation between various characters and their pets. Some relationships take on a more peer-to-peer dynamic of mutual respectability, like the bond we see between Pocahontas and her animal friends. Then there are situations in which animals are actually the caretakers of humans, as is ...

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Is Pixar Done with This Fan-Favorite Movie Tradition?

Pixar John Ratzenberger Tradition

From the release of Toy Story through Onward, every one of Pixar Animation Studios’ feature films had one thing in common: the voice of actor John Ratzenberger. It was known as “The Ratzenberger Tradition.” The former Cheers star was cast in a speaking role or cameo of varying size, starting as the Piggie Bank Hamm alongside Tom Hanks‘ Woody and Tim Allen’s Buzz ...

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Want To Make Colombian Cheese Fritters? Try This New Buñuelos Recipe from ‘Encanto’


Although the magical Madrigal family‘s storyline in the new Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Encanto might be the main focus for its audiences, there’s at least one side element from the animated movie’s setting that will catch your attention–and it’s the food! If watching Encanto after its premiere last weekend made you eager to explore some Colombian food, some ingredients from Latin ...

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‘Encanto’ Heads to Disney+ on Christmas Eve


If you wanted to see the new Walt Disney Animation Studios movie Encanto (but were hesitant to see it in theaters due to COVID-19) that premiered in November of this year, or if you saw it and loved it, then good news! The magical Colombian family in Encanto is coming to everyone on Disney+ on December 24, 2021. Journalist Ashley ...

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Fun Facts About Disney-Pixar’s Coco

Pixar's Coco

While many of us are currently consumed with thoughts about Halloween, there’s another more popular holiday that’s celebrated in Mexico as well as in various other Spanish-speaking nations throughout the Americas. It’s el Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead” in English. Officially beginning each year on the eve of October 31st and lasting through November 2nd, this ...

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