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Oct 11, 2011
Iger through 2015

How did I miss this story over the weekend?!?
“Disney CEO Robert Iger to Step Down as CEO in 2015.”
Huh.

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Aug 11, 2011
Flickr Views

Did something happen at Disneyland Resort Paris’ Hotel Cheyenne this week? Like, on August 8?
See, I have a Flickr photo sharing page. That’s where I have photos from Dubai, photos …

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Apr 13, 2011
Disney’s Impact on Florida

Fascinating article in today’s Orlando Sentinel: “Disney says it generates $18.2 billion a year in Florida.”
Starts with a bang:
Walt Disney World and its related businesses in Florida generate an estimated …

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Apr 11, 2011
Muppets in the Media

The Sunday New York Times had an interesting article about the Muppets: “It’s Time for Your Face-Lift, Miss Piggy.”
It’s pretty much about the upcoming November 23, 2011 film The Muppets.
Odd …

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Mar 9, 2011
Disney Media and Advertising Lab?

I’d never heard of this before: “Disney’s lab studies people“.
Key quote:
A typical study might have two similar groups of viewers witnessing almost identical content under identical conditions. That way any …

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Mar 8, 2011
Disney post-Disney, Apple post-Jobs

Aol’s DailyFinance website had a so-so article yesterday I wanted to share: “Apple After Steve Jobs? Disney May Hold a Clue“.
The premise is that the Walt Disney Company (then named …

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Mar 8, 2011
New Leibovitz Disney Portraits

Last week the Disney Parks Blog posted a few new photos from Annie Leibovitz: “Disney Parks Unveils New Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Portraits“.
Check out Olivia Wilde and Alec Baldwin from …

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Mar 6, 2011
We’re back!

We’re back from our vacation to Florida and Walt Pixar World. Err … “Walt Disney World”.
For a minute I was confused, it appeared those Pixar characters had taken over …

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Feb 23, 2011
Disney Video Sociology

So we watched a Walt Disney World planning video last night.
Actually I should say I sprung a Walt Disney World planning video on Liz last night.
The sad part is that …

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Feb 8, 2011
Ten Years of California Adventure

Wow! How did I miss this today? It’s February 8th!! Today’s the tenth anniversary of Disney’s California Adventure theme park!
Here’s the Orange County Register story on …

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Jan 27, 2011
New California Adventure Posters

One of my favorite things about Disney is the attraction posters from the theme parks.
With California Adventure getting a new design and new facelift, they’ve made new posters:

Check out: “New …

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Jan 15, 2011
25 Years of Living Seas

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion (formerly “The Living Seas”).

You might remember that John Ritter hosted the television special that introduced us …

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Jan 11, 2011
Disney Recipes

Ooh! Two of my favorite things: Disney and recipes! Check out: “Taste of Disney“.
Not many at this point, but maybe they’ll add more …

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Jan 7, 2011
Disney Israel

You might have seen this today: “Mickey Mouse magic: Disney plans Israel theme park“.
This is kind of not true.
Kind of.
The “Disney” in this case is not “The Walt Disney Company” …

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Dec 4, 2010
And Now a Suicide

Last week a murder, this week a suicide. Celebration, Florida is all grown up: “It’s a Small Town After All.”

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Dec 1, 2010
Death in Celebration

Uh oh! Celebration, the town developed by The Walt Disney Company back in the 1990s, has hit a snag. Check out this Orlando Sentinel story: “Death in Celebration …

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Nov 18, 2010
Happy Birthday, Mickey!

Today’s Mickey Mouse’s birthday!

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Nov 5, 2010
Tron Toon

Oooh, interesting: “Disney XD orders ‘Tron: Legacy’ toon“.

This show is “Tron: Uprising,” which is coming out in the summer of 2012. They’ve also picked up a 10-part “Tron” show …

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Nov 4, 2010
Daft Punk is Playing at My House

Songs to download: “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3, “I See The Light” from Tangled, “Tron Score” from Tron: Legacy by Daft Punk and lastly, “Day & Night Score …

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Sep 28, 2010
Disney Dollars

Interesting article over at the Orlando Sentinel, “Disney becoming more generous with political contributions.”
Disney, employing close to 60,000 people in Central Florida, has lots of clout, but apparently they’re not …

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