Are You the Real John Carter?

Disney has just announced the Are You the Real John Carter sweepstakes! If you share your name with the character, you could win a trip to Peru in October!Are you John Carter? Then head to and sign in with your Facebook account or enter your email address for a sweepstakes entry. You can also earn more contest entries by completing weekly missions, which began on January 23.What if my name isn't exactly John Carter? That's perfectly okay -- it doesn't eliminate you … [Read more...]

Disneyland AP Discount Set to Expire May 31

The merchandise discounts Disneyland annual passholders currently receive are set to expire May 31, 2012. For a while now, SoCal select, SoCal and Deluxe passholders have been receiving a 10% discount on merchandise and select restaurants, while Premium passholders receive a 20% discount. These discounts have been repeatedly extended. A while back, only Premium passholders received any kind of discount (20%).It is unsure what will be done once the discount expires. There has been no word as … [Read more...]

“Disney Look” Policy Revised for Cast Members: Beards Allowed

It was announced today by Orlando Sentinel's Jason Garcia via Twitter that the strict "Disney Look" policy that all cast members must abide by has been revised once again. Cast members will now be allowed to don beards while onstage.Several years ago Disney revised their original "look" by allowing cast members to have mustaches. This expanded the hiring pool for the Disney parks. Now, the pool can expand even further.It must be noted that there are guidelines to the new beard allowance. … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on Blu-Ray

Johnny Depp is back  as Captain Jack Sparrow, and he's better than ever in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides', Disney's fourth entry in the wildly popular franchise. As was hinted at the end of 'At Worlds End', Jack Sparrow is now on the hunt for the Fountain of Youth. But unfortunately for Jack, he's not the only one looking for it. A Spanish armada, the British armada led by a now conformed Captain Barbossa, and the world's most notorious pirate, Blackbeard, and his daughter … [Read more...]

Ex-Disney Star Shelby Cobra Receives DUI Sentencing

Last month, 18-year-old Shelby Cobra from past Disney girl group KSM was arrested for suspicion of a DUI. She registered a blood alcohol level of .15, which is almost twice the legal limit of .08. (But because she is a minor, her legal limit is .00.)Cobra was sentenced Thursday to enroll with the LA County Hospital and Morgue program. The program requires participants to visit morgues and possibly witness autopsies. Cobra is also required to complete a three month alcohol education program … [Read more...]

Disney Channel Star Mitchel Musso Arrested for DUI

According to TMZ, Mitchel Musso, who starred as Oliver Oken on "Hannah Montana", was arrested for drunk driving in Burbank, CA, yesterday.TMZ states that law enforcement pulled over Musso, who is only twenty-years-old, at nearly 4AM. He had failed to slow down for officers that were directing traffic for another, unrelated incident. He was given a sobriety test and performed poorly. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI and was taken to a nearby police station, where his bail was set to … [Read more...]

Z-z-z-zip! The Splash Mountain Rap

PLEASE tell me some of you have seen this nugget of Disney gold! I found this hilarious and I can't stop laughing at how ridiculous it is. … [Read more...]

Six Attractions at Disneyland Resort Closing for Refurbishments

Six of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure's attractions have been closed/are going to temporarily close for some refurbishments.Pirates of the Caribbean, Blue Bayou restaurant, and California Screamin' are all closed at the moment. Pirates and Blue Bayou closed back in September and will be closed until November 23 after lots of routine maintenance.Over in California Adventure, the California Screamin' rollercoaster is currently closed for routine maintenance. The only looping … [Read more...]

Rick Riordan Travels Cross-Country for Olympian Week

October 4 marked the release of Rick Riordan's new book The Son of Neptune in the Heroes of Olympus series. To celebrate its release, Riordan is traveling across the country -- and up north -- to seven libraries for special events. These libraries entered a contest and were chosen as the winners.The winning libraries are:o   Tuesday, October 4:                       Books-A-Million (Columbia, SC)o   Wednesday, October 5:                Penguin Bookshop (Pittsburgh, … [Read more...]

Disney Publishing Holds Events for New Rick Riordan Novel, “The Son of Neptune”

Disney Publishing held events Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2, for New York Times Best-selling author Rick Riordan's new novel The Son of Neptune, the second book in his Heroes of Olympus series. The toga parties were held at Greeley Square in New York City and The Grove in Los Angeles, CA.Riordan was present at both events, as well as some of the Greek gods. At the Los Angeles event, Vincent Martella, voice of Phineas from Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb was present.The … [Read more...]