Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World

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Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]


Tomorrowland Press Event – Meet the Cast

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The cast of Tomorrowland was at the Press Event in Beverly Hills.  In attendance were Brad Bird (co-producer, writer and director), George Clooney (Frank), Britt Robertson (Casey), Tim McGraw (Ed - Casey's Dad), Raffey Cassidy (Athena), Jeff Jensen (writer), Damon Lindelof (co-produer & writer)The background information provided us with a quick intro into how Tomorrowland came about.  Basically it started as a basic conversation about upcoming movies ideas between Sean Bailey (president … [Read more...]


Disney’s Hollywood Studios name change in the works

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First, we bid adieu to the Sorcerer's Hat, now we are saying sayonara to something else....the name of the park itself, Hollywood Studios!!! Disney CEO, Bob Iger, let it slip that a name change is in the works. It's ok, we've been here before. Anyone remember MGM Studios? I know I do. Waaaaay back then, I had the privilege of being in the Disney College Program. I worked at Aladdin's Restaurant in MGM Studios. Anyone remember Aladdin's? It was in the soundstage where Playhouse Disney is now … [Read more...]


Disneyland Memorabilia sells for $1.7 Million

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An anonymous Disneyland memorabilia collector placed a huge inventory on display at the Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California last month for viewing before this weekend's auction.   Close to 1,000 items were sold on Saturday, Feb. 28th and Sunday, March 1st,  bringing in $1.7 million from bids around the world.Sold for $153,400 and posted as the top seller was the 1970s animatronic Green Tiki Room bird.  While one of my favorites, 1967 Pirates of the Caribbean skeleton, holding a … [Read more...]


Van Eaton Galleries Auction full of Disneyland Memorabilia

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(photo courtesy of the Van Eaton Galleries site) Van Eaton Galleries will be the host to an incredible auction full of vintage Disneyland Memorabilia.  The Exhibition which begins February 7, 2015 will be available to the public at their Sherman Oaks location - 13613 Ventura Blvd - (818) 788-2357.  The Van Eaton Galleries is open Monday thru Saturday - 10 am to 5 pm from February 7th to the 27th.  Catalogs full of incredible and one of a kind items are available for pre-order by clicking the … [Read more...]