Doug Parks Disney World’s first Mickey Mouse dies at 60


This article comes to us from the Orlando Sentinel.The man widely believed to be the first Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World has died.Doug Parks of Gotha died Aug. 29. He was 60.Disney officials would confirm he was an entertainment cast member, but would not say whether Parks was the first costumed Mickey Mouse at the Magic Kingdom when it opened in October 1971. His family, likewise, was reluctant to spoil the so-called Disney Magic.But a story and a picture of him at home … [Read more...]

Be our Guest as D23 and Disney Store presents “Belle’s Tea Party”

Be our guest at this remarkable event to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Disney Store at Fashion Valley Mall in San Diego! Disney Store is inviting lucky D23 Members and their guests for a magical morning with Paige O'Hara.Start your experience with a private tour of a completely reimagined Disney Store featuring a glittering blue Pixie Path, Disney Princess Castle and Disney Store Theatre. Members will be able to explore Disney Store's new one-of-a-kind interactive experiences that … [Read more...]

Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales (Two Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo)


Rev up your engines for this unforgettable collection of Cars Toons starring Mater, the lovable and hilarious tow truck from the hit movie Cars. From the creative minds of Disney/Pixar come nine highly entertaining "Tall Tales" involving bullfights, drag races, rock concerts, monster truck showdowns and even UFOs - plus, check out the new, exclusive, never-before-seen Cars Toons Mater Private Eye and Moon Mater.Join Mater, the heart and soul of Radiator Springs, and all your favorite … [Read more...]

ESPN 101 High School Career Panel Kicks Off 6th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge


Hundreds of Central Florida high school students visiting the Walt Disney World Clubhouse of Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Florida heard some direct, real-world advice for jump-starting their careers from a panel of experts at the top of their profession in sports and entertainment.The high school juniors and seniors from across Orange County came into the gymnasium on Thursday morning chanting and singing, showing off their school spirit. The panel urged students to channel that … [Read more...]

Muppets News Flash – The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora


Muppets News Flash The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora is coming to the World Wide Web. I hope her insurance is paid up..Stay Tuned for more details... … [Read more...]