Coming November 16th Disney’s A Christmas Carol on Four-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Package


From Walt Disney Pictures comes the magical retelling of Charles Dickens’ beloved tale — Disney’s A Christmas Carol, the high-flying, heartwarming adventure for the whole family, starring Jim Carrey. When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas -- but he must act on it before it’s too late. Complete with spirited bonus features, this exhilarating and touching Disney classic is destined to be part of your holiday … [Read more...]

Rochester man pleads guilty to sexual assault on Disney cruise ship


This article comes to us from Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester NY.A Rochester man has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on a cruise ship.Lucas G. Wickes, 25, of Rochester has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on a cruise ship nearly four years ago.Wickes pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact on the high seas, a felony, before U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer. The crime carries a penalty of … [Read more...]

Disney and Muslim worker agree on hijab substitute

Disney is allowing a Muslim employee at its Orange County park to wear a specially designed headscarf after initially objecting to her religious head covering, the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Monday.Noor Abdallah, 22, was told she couldn't wear the hijab while working as a vacation planner at a Disneyland Resort Esplanade ticket booth. She declined to take another job away from the public, the council said.The park worked with Abdallah to design a covering to match … [Read more...]

Playdom and ESPN Games Debut ESPNU College Town


Playdom, in collaboration with ESPN Games, today launched a sports-themed social game on Facebook titled ESPNU College Town. Fun, engaging and easy to play, ESPNU College Town gives sports fans a chance to create and run their own virtual college campus, build an elite athletic program, and compete against their friends for bragging rights.Sports fans in the game are given all the tools to create their own university, complete with academic buildings, major athletic venues – … [Read more...]

D23 Announces The Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament


This weekend D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announced The Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament as an exciting addition to the already highly anticipated D23 Expo 2011. The tournament will allow Disney enthusiasts to compete for the title of Disney Trivia Champion at “The Ultimate Fan Event” to be held next August 19–21 in Anaheim, California.In a little more than a year, D23 has grown into a community of tens of thousands of Disney fans from every state in the U.S. and more than 30 different … [Read more...]